Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mach > X – The flight industry in the hypersonic range

Introduction Ever since Concordes were abandoned, there hasn’t been much talk in daily society about aircraft traveling high speed. Most of the time, the aviation industry is overshadowed by the computer industry. Really, who can ignore Apple and Microsoft shoving … Continue reading

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Smooth Jazz Section: Jukin’ ‘Round

Another name for smooth jazz is “elevator music”. It’s that background sound you hear in played over the speakers in stores to make you feel like you’re in modern America. 

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Bee Mite Die

There has been a growing problem with honey bees dying off. The primary source of the problem isn’t pesticides as some might think (though that is a problem since it can apparently mess with hormones and make the bee lose … Continue reading

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Beegie Adair – “The Way You Look Tonight”

Every once in awhile we like hearing something soft and smooth. Some prefer orchestral; some prefer jazz. Talk about about a soft mellow swing – this song has it. It’s definitely a classic rendition of the tune by Dorothy Fields … Continue reading

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Argh! Ruby!

I tried out Ruby, really excited to get to learn a new language. My first impressions were great – I saw convenience everywhere. But the more I tried things out, the more holes I started to see.

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Clojure in a Closure – A New IDE for yet another Scripting Language

Rich Hickey and his core programming team put together the dynamic programming language they call “Clojure“. There are so many programming languages out there, it’s hard to get yours noticed much less used. To draw attention to their language, the … Continue reading

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The Last Exiles – or – Ignite the Gunpowder with Antifreeze Please

This blog is not intended for anime reviews and I have no intention of turning it into one (for one thing, I don’t watch enough anime). But, having watched Last Exile this past summer and having just finished Last Exile … Continue reading

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OCRemix Profiles: Joshua Morse

This is my first post in what might be a series of posts about Over Clocked Remix (usually shortened to OCRemix). Naturally, I decided to start with a post on one of my favorite OCRemixers, composer Joshua Morse. According to … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Issue = Making Progress in the Software World

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) got around to reporting the Arstechnica article about the problem with software patent “scale”. What is this issue and how is it to be resolved in the real world?

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