Apple Worth More than Google?

According to this, that would be “yes.” Digital Daily notes that Apple’s market capitalization at $159.37 billion is now worth more than Google’s which is at $157.56 billion. Apple’s market cap first exceeded $100 billion in May of 2007. Apple was included into the S&P 100 index at that time. For interest, MacDailyNews compiled a […]

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Money by Tracy O at Flickr (CC)

Just Give Us Your Money

I am certain that I don’t begin to understand the cost associated with running a web hosting company. And, since I am not really a web master per se, I really am basically clueless as to everything that is required to run such a business. I’ve just cobbled together enough skill to make this and […]

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More Norwegian Awesomeness

Seeing this makes me want to go back to this beautiful country! This lookout in Aurland, Nørway, would undoubtedly make my knees weak! The principal architects for the project were Todd Saunders &Tommie Wilhelmsen. More of their amazing work can be seen at this link. The views in this country are breathtaking. Add the work […]

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About 56 Hours!

Well, two and a half days ago, I began an offsite backup of my iTunes library. I had no idea it would take this long to compress and upload my entire library of over 14,000 files. Having experienced several hard drive failures this year, I have worried for some time that I needed a more […]

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George Washington by shyb at flickr (CC)

Oh, That Cocaine Issue Again

A year ago or so the media was all abuzz with the fact that some amazingly high percentage of our paper money has trace amounts of cocaine on it. Yes, that little fact made me feel really confident in drug enforcement efforts. Now I read this: In today’s edition of the journal Science, R. Graham […]

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Technology Review: An Artificial Pancreas

A friend of mine has this and loves it. I want to add the continuous glucose monitor to my pump, which will support it, but that needle looks a little sharp! Artificial pancreas: Scientists are pairing continuous glucose monitors, such as the device pictured here (white device, top), with insulin pumps, such as the one […]

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For Mom

She is terrified of lightening. But it’s beautiful. Even though you have seen it strike right next to you several times in your life, even thought you’ve seen it strike the house a few times, even though you’ve seen a ball of fire rolling around the carport from its strike a time or two, have […]

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Death to Democracy

Here is a really distressing post from BoingBoing about the one-day-to-be-law “i-Patriot Act.” The federal government will probably dismantle democracy one fear at a time. Upon reading this post and listening to Larry talk about it, I recalled hearing, shortly after 9/11 that the so-called Patriot Act was already on the shelf waiting for passage […]

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I Learned Something New

An interesting article posted over at NeatOrama, entitled “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Oil” was filled with interesting tidbits. Number 8 on the list, about why the Saudi’s are getting soooo rich (hint: what it actually costs them to pump up a barrel of crude) will get your blood pumping. And the whole unexpected […]

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