Month: June 2009
The Big Move: Weather Station DOWN!
I’m on the move… the last few weeks have been a steady extraction of the technology which is running here, and last nights victim was the Weather station
Flu Hype, and reality
Below is an interesting video for those caught up in the swine flu (which it isn’t) hype. As a bit of background, Hans Rosling is a doctor and researcher who I first ‘saw’ when he presented at TED 2006 – in this video he demonstrates some really interesting data from the World Health Organisation using […]
Inside a Tornado
Now – while storm chasing may not strictly be the realm of geek, I’d argue that there’s a heck of a lot of technology, knowledge and innovation going on in this space – all in the aim of understanding these powerful events of nature. For one group of storm chasers, it’s paid off and the […]
Bandwidth to join Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?
Those crazy French have declared access to the Internet is a “fundamental human right” as part of its decision in overturning the recent, and controversial “three strikes” anti-piracy law….Philosophically I can’t agree with the ruling or Corey here, we have no rights other than the right to what we can create for ourselves – these creations can be traded for things such as food, water and shelter – or even bandwidth.