Airbus has unveiled the A380, the biggest freakin’ passenger jet evah (261′ 10” wingspan. Yoiks.) Here are some images. There’s been lots of talk about how the plane will have casinos and gyms and various other fun things. Sure. It’s not like any airline would be so heartless as to configure 840 seats with 31 […]
So there I am, all smug in my 99 Nerd Score and along comes a guy who builds an Apollo Guidance Computer in his basement. Not a software simulator, mind you (a nerdy exercise I can at least imagine), but an actual wire-wrapped reproduction. I am but a smudge of Dorito dust on the fingers […]
My wife is a fine artist (oil painting). She tells me that a huge thing in the art market right now is galleries specializing in Russian art, usually selling canvases in the $20-50K price range. Not because there’s an important movement coming out of Russia, but because the galleries are paying artists 10% of the […]
Scoble has quashed the rumor of a Microsoft-branded Tablet PC that I linked to and discounted yesterday.