You either give things up, or you take them on. I happen to be happily attached to my several vices. So today I took on re-building the cruelly damaged file system of the auncient G5 Mac desktop. On account of the fact that I’d cruelly damaged it by being impatient during a file transfer [...]
Having played around with Lego’s Mindstorm system while doing my systems engineering work, I have to say that this is pretty cool.
It’s not an entirely un-alloyed good, however. There are many wonderful inventions that have turned to abuse by those who lack the capacity to engineer them.
My two-years long period of self-denial is officially over. I have joined the many, the happy many, the owners of an Apple iPhone.
I bought a two-year contract on the Palm Treo 700p just before the first generation iPhone was announced, and as such felt morally locked in to keeping it, even as [...]
Ecce: The iPod Touch ballistic computer.
Occasional reader Mark sends along a tipper for the man who has everything – the Innespace “Seabreacher“.
Of course for my money, Jason has the better notion.
It flies, it floats, it folds its wings for storage and towing. Now, if only it’d make me a sammich.
While we’re on [...]
Ecce: The flying motorcycle.
Now if it only gave backrubs and served Guinness, my happiness would be complete.