Elevator Hacking 101

I know a lot of folks who will get good mileage from this one. Tip from Lifehack: The designers of some elevators include a hidden feature that is very handy if you’re in a hurry or it’s a busy time in the building (like check-out time in a hotel). While some elevators require a key,… Read more Elevator Hacking 101

Blast From the Past

One of the more interesting tools to work with, for both entertainment and investigative reasons, is the aptly named Internet Archive Wayback Machine. If you’ve never seen it, check it out. From its “About Us” page: The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an ‘Internet library,’ with the purpose of… Read more Blast From the Past

$9,000,000,000,000

Trillion: The numeral trillion refers to one of two number values, depending on the context of where and how it is being used. It is the largest numerical value in everyday non-scientific use in the English language. It comes between a billion and a quadrillion. Examples of usage: The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will… Read more $9,000,000,000,000

My New Television (One Day)

100-inch, TFT-LCD. Width: 2.2 meters, height 1.2 meters. 6.22 million pixels. Response speed faster than 5 milliseconds. 3,000:1 contrast ratio. 180-degree viewing angle. Korean chicks not included. More info in this Korea Times article.

The Silence of the Gnorb

It’s been — what — a week? Something like that. It’s been about a week (maybe two) since I last posted a really in-depth article about anything. In fact, it’s been about that amount of time since I posted anything other than politics. You can blame it all on my discovery of Bloglines. I know,… Read more The Silence of the Gnorb