May, 2012

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For those of you Verizon GNexus users still on the stock ROM, the Android Ice Cream…

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
For those of you Verizon GNexus users still on the stock ROM, the Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 OTA update for Verizon Galaxy Nexus is out!
(I'm using CyanogenMod 9 and have been on 4.0.4 since shortly after it was released by Google…)

PSA: Verizon Galaxy Nexus’ Android 4.0.4 update is rolling out now
Verizon said it was pushing out the Android 4.0.4 upgrade for its edition of the Galaxy Nexus, and it meant business: we’ve received

Sorry, I couldn't resist

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
#SpaceX #Dragon

Interesting; even as a relatively mild allergy sufferer I can't wait!

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
(Thanks +Elizabeth Svoboda Werness for the link.)

Finnish Scientists Announce a Possible Universal Allergy Vaccine
Scientists at the University of Eastern Finland say they hope to have an allergy vaccine on the market in five to seven years. For everything, from pollen to cat hair. The antibody immunoglobulin E (I…

Ooh, 2.1-pound carbon-fiber ultrabook, want!

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Ooh, 2.1-pound carbon-fiber ultrabook, want!

Gigabyte makes 975g X11 official, claims ‘world’s lightest’ 11.6-inch notebook (update: hands-on video)
Well hello there again, Gigabyte X11. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s leak, Gigabyte’s just made its 11.6-inch X11 laptop (or is that

Nice

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Just enabled this on my Google Voice account.

Google Voice brings greater control over anonymous and unknown callers
Think about it for a moment: do you recall a single instance when you were actually glad that you answered a telephone call from

Kofi Annan: the most useless man in the world

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
#Syria

Houla: How a massacre unfolded
Initial investigations into how 108 people, many of them women and children, were killed in the Syrian village of Taldou reveal violent house-to-house attacks.

Amazing; looks like it crash-landed only a few weeks ago.

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Amazing; looks like it crash-landed only a few weeks ago.

Pictures: World War II “Time Capsule” Fighter Found in Sahara
See the “aviation equivalent of Tut’s tomb”—a World War II fighter plane newly found in the Egyptian desert.

Ah, the good ole' days

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Then again, race drivers (and spectators) had much shorter life expectancies back then, so they weren't all "good".

Bill David leads Al Coppel both in MG – Media (1 of 12) 1952 car race spectacle in Golden Gate Park
Bill David leads Al Coppel both in MG Specials – 1952.

LOL so true!

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
LOL so true!

Reshared post from +M Monica

My thoughts exactly.

Someone in a remote office sent out–inadvertently, I presume–some kind of party…

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Someone in a remote office sent out–inadvertently, I presume–some kind of party invite (helpfully, entirely and only in Hebrew) to a huge engineering mailing list.
So far, about 80 people have "replied-to-all", most of them with "please stop spamming me" messages, the rest–without any hint of humour or deliberate irony–with "please stop replying-to-all" messages.
If I were in Management, I'd have 80 names that just moved to the top of my "firing queue".