Leonard and Sumana's personal notebook

Categories: personal | technology


http://www.metaefficient.com/leds/breakthough-25-led-light-bulbs.html: If I'd told teenage me about the future teenage me would have said "LIGHT BULBS THAT ARE LEDS?!?!"

the girl with violets in her lap - : the tech gap between generations: "on boston.com, the news stories still don't know why these [things] were posted or by whom, while all the people on the message boards know exactly what's going on"

LF Special Report: Singularities and Nightmares: Now FREE. From David Brin

FogBugz as a Help Desk application: More FogBugz tweaking for helpdesk purposes

Ask reddit: I plan to travel back to the 1400s. Any advice on how to recreate the Internet? :-) (reddit.com) : Ted Stevens jokes and temporal mechanics

Fireflies - a networked nightlights: Really cute and relaxing

Wired News: Camping Out for the Grokster Case: "At least, we'll have veto power over new technologies!" "Not so fast!" "Holy crap! It's SETH DAVID SCHOEN!"

Air2Water - pure drinking water, water machine, water from air, water cooler, water system: Frickin awesome

pcHDTV: Makes a great gift

A Design and Technology Site: renaissance man

Popular Science | 2004 Design Competition: portable purification systems are great, but the whale sonar one is the most ingenious

Future Hi - Celebrating the Rebirth of Psychedelic Futurism: see you in the singularity

WorldChanging: Another World Is Here: Must have contents, huh?

WorldChanging: Another World Is Here:

Wonderwash Product Reviews: portable washing machine (cf. that kitchenaid in-sink dishwasher)

PBS | I, Cringely . Archived Column: ear implant... for the eye!

South Pointing Things: "all south-pointing chariots were routinely destroyed whenever a new dynasty took over in China, who had to re-invent them from scratch"


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