Reuters reports that a pod of dolphins protected swimmers from an attacking great white shark off the coast of New Zealand’s North island: Link Via [Boing Boing] Nice story, but I’m not sure I believe it.
Casey Chesnut, who’s my favorite Tablet PC programmer because he does all this stuff apparently without realizing that it’s supposed to be hard, has written a neural network based character recognizer for the Tablet PC (via [Tech Blender]). He normalizes an ink stroke in x,y,and t (time) (a technique I discussed in two recent DevX […]
Time magazine today named the Intel Centrino mobile technology wireless surfboard as one of the Coolest Inventions of 2004… Via [Tablet PC hep!] Lordy, lordy, lordy. When this counts as the coolest thing that done with a technology, we’re in trouble. BTW, I’m doing a surf report Konfabulator widget (For the logic impaired, it’s usually […]
There’s an early Simpsons where Mr. Burns somehow comes to believe that Homer is a fellow predatory capitalist. When he asks Homer how to improve the working environment, Homer says that he’d like the fish sticks in the cafeteria to come with more tartar sauce. Burns marvels at this Machiavellian way to buy the affection […]