Monthly Archive: December 2010

Chrome OS: The cloud laptop is an interesting concept 2

Chrome OS: The cloud laptop is an interesting concept

This past week saw the major announcement of the Cr-48 “Cloudtop” (Well… what the hell else do you call a Laptop/Netbook that is 100% cloud?) by Google. It will be the first pseudo-production device to run the new 100% cloud, Chrome OS. I knew of the Chrome OS, but not much about it, as it wasn’t really worth investigating previously. This weekend I sat down and watched the entire 2...

Upcoming Hiatus (and continuing Holiday deals) 1

Upcoming Hiatus (and continuing Holiday deals)

Jon and I will be putting the blog on hiatus until the new year, starting today. What does this mean? Basically, we aren’t planning on posting on a regular basis for the rest of the year. If we have something important, we may throw up a quick post, but mostly we are both busy with year end related stuff (both personally, and on the job). In a bit of happier...

Arsenic Based Lifeforms 1

Arsenic Based Lifeforms

Hopefully, as users of the internet, you are aware of NASA finding a new lifeform in Mono Lake, that uses Arsenic instead of Phosphorous as one of its building blocks. This is exciting news for a variety of reasons. I’ll leave it to y’all to decide how exciting.

Review: Prophecy of the Flame by Lynn Hardy 1

Review: Prophecy of the Flame by Lynn Hardy

As I mentioned previously, I picked up the first 2 books of Prophecy of the Flame by Lynn Hardy. When I was ready to read them, I decided to buy the kindle versions instead, because well, I like my kindle and prefer reading that way. Unfortunately, that meant that I missed out on the illustrations (which the author had talked up when I met her), so I eventually went back...