Sorting thru the photos

My photo library recently hit over 400gb of photos. I’m not worried about the space itself, I’ve got plenty of room. But, that many photos is more then will ever be looked at. Also, when looking into it, my family has been averaging 16,000 photos a year…. So I decided to force my self to …

Orbit Achieved

Last night, the Juno spacecraft managed to, after 5 years of travel, slip into orbit around Jupiter.  I recommend reading the linked article.  The details are impressive. http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/07/after-1-7-billion-miles-juno-nails-its-jupiter-orbit-to-within-tens-of-miles/

Sliding in the sky

http://designyoutrust.com/2016/07/sliding-down-the-skyslide-in-la/ I’m not scared of heights, but sliding down a glass slide on a skyscraper seems… challenging

Pool Checkers – a game of the south

I have always found variants of games fascinating, probably part of what has kept me attracted to Magic – there are near endless ways to play the core game. (Standard, Draft, Sealed, Legacy, Modern, Vintage, Commander, Canadian Highlander, Australian Highlander, Cubes, Battle Box, Type 4, Pack Wars…) This article about Pool Checkers was interesting, because …

Faster networks

Bell Labs Bell labs announces way to transmit 10gbps over regular phone cable. Ammitedly the distance is small, but this could eventually be useful.