Monthly Archives: May 2012

Some people have the coolest jobs. Must. Find. A. Way….

Retobuilt Motors 2011 Shelby GT 500 The Shelby GT 500 2012 2011 2010 terlingua racing package available. Buy the new 1969 collections Shelby GT 500, 1969 Boss 302, 1969 Mach1 1960s Terlingua Mustang GT http://www.retrobuilt.com/

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Lenovo X200 on Ubuntu 12.04

I had an “original” tablet – the Lenovo X200 – sitting around the house collecting dust.  It had Vista on it from the original install and I (like everyone else) hated Vista – it just seemed clunky and constantly nagging … Continue reading

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I feel mixed about this – hats off to them for going for it though … best eCar I’ve seen yet I think.

BMW i3 on sale here next year | carsguide.com.au BMW’s electric i3 city car will go on sale in Australia in 2013. http://www.carsguide.com.au/site/news-and-reviews/car-news/bmw_i3_on_sale_here_next_year

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+1 for the good guys:

Senator Wyden Demands Access to Text of Secret International Agreements Regulating the Internet | E Senator Ron Wyden yesterday introduced a bill on the floor of the U.S. Senate demanding access to draft texts of international trade agreements under negotiation … Continue reading

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If you are on Facebook now… check this out – live video of Sydney Opera house lighting up the sales on Youtube… pretty cool:

Vivid LIVE Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House is a 10-day celebration of ambitious popular music within the city’s annual Vivid Sydney festival running from 25 May to 11 June 2012. This year, Sydney Opera House brings you FRONTROW. Some … Continue reading

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For those of you who know Jennifer Cheramie from Federal Way, she’s been diagnosed with cancer and can use your help. Click through and read on…

Help Support Help Jennifer kick cancer’s butt! This is the Jennifer Cheramie cancer fund. The funds will be used for Jennifer’s medical costs and related expenses not covered by insurance http://www.giveforward.com/helpjenniferkickcancersbutt

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A day to remember …

SpaceX rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral THE first privately owned space exploration vehicle has successfully launched into space after technical difficulties delayed the launch yesterday. http://www.news.com.au/technology/sci-tech/spacex-rocket-blasts-off-from-cape-canaveral/story-fn5fsgyc-1226363833483

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The Law of Shitty Clickthroughs: Over time, all marketing strategies result in shitty clickthrough rates.

The Law of Shitty Clickthroughs | Andrew Chen (@andrewchen) The first banner ad ever, on HotWired in 1994, debuted with a clickthrough rate of 78% (thanks @ottotimmons) First it works, and then it doesn’t After http://andrewchenblog.com/2012/04/05/the-law-of-shitty-clickthroughs/

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Last Call at the Oasis

YouTube Subscribe to TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/sxaw6h Last Call at the Oasis Official Trailer #1 – Water Documentary Movie (2012) Firmly establishing the urgency of th… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLE3i92LkQk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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“When tested out in mice, researchers found this “error” caused the rodents’ brain cells to move into place faster and enabled more connections between brain cells.” What could possibly go wrong? (and pass some of that my way!)

Did a Copying Mistake Make Humans So Smart? : Discovery News Mistakes made during cell division long ago may have lead to the sophistication of the modern human brain. http://news.discovery.com/human/ancient-human-brain-neanderthal-120506.html

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