Tag Archive for technology

Geeky Consumers

OAN editor and occasional contributor Timothy LeGower has an excellent take on the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas on his blog. If anyone knows how to consume electronics, it’s this guy! Check out Part 1 and Part 2, and Part…

Crap.

The old iPhone 3G is now $99. That’s probably less than I can get for my 2nd gen iPod Touch.  Turns out, with the UVa discount, the data plan is only $25 extra per month for me (I’m already happily…

First Stellar Images

Wait… what? First images of stars? But astrophotography goes way back. Let’s clarify. Last week, astronomers unveiled the first images of stars using optical interferometry* (other than the sun) where the star is actually resolved. Even in the best astronomical…

URSI Update #1

Greetings all! I’ve been having a busy, fun, and stimulating time here at the Nat’l Radio Sciences Meeting of URSI in Boulder, CO. The mountains are gorgeous, the skies are clear, and the radio astronomy is diverse and exciting! I’ve…

iPod Humor

From Lore Sjöberg at Wired… I finally bought a proper iPod, the kind that has a screen and comes with a jar of faux-hawk cream. I already had an iPod shuffle, but I never felt I truly belonged to the…