So the latest DARPA challenge is currently underway. If you haven’t heard of it, last year they were racing automated cars across the desert. The Stanford team took home the cash prize with their modded VW Touareg. This year the ante has been upped and the contest is being held in an urban environment. Wired […]
Microsoft has made a bid for a small stake in the Facebook platform. – Article The two companies said on Wednesday that Microsoft would invest $240 million for a 1.6 percent stake in Facebook. The investment values the three-year-old Facebook, which will bring in about $150 million in revenue this year, at $15 billion. …an […]
A cool shot from an after work riding session…
If you live in the Colorado front range you have undoubtedly been following the hysteria regarding the sale world series tickets, or more aptly the lack there of. It’s a literal panic out there for tickets and having participated in my fair share of high pressure, high bandwidth launches I must say the Rockies and […]
Patagonia’s new feature The Footprint Chronicles is not only aesthetically pleasing and informative it’s setting a new benchmark for manufacturing accountability and transparency. It’s worth a look even if you’re not into $80 fleeces.
Another great Wired Article today on the disappointment in the web community regarding the presidential debates. Fortunately the site 10 Questions is bringing the debate format into the 21st century. Check out this excerpt from wired on the logic behind it: In the CNN-YouTube debate in July, it was CNN producers who chose the online-video […]
New York times has an interesting article on the power of Gossip today, and how gossip stacks up against facts when it comes to making a decision. Here’s a quick excerpt. If the first player refused to give the money, he’d save 1.25 Euros, but if others found out about his miserliness they might later […]
It’s time to truly start blogging. I have everything set up now, so there really is no excuse. Here goes a true blog type of post. Check out Wired article on bike hacks. The led and portable projector are especially interesting.