Category: Technology

Information wants to be free

by pittcaleb Email    1493 views

Ever since the invention of Gutenberg's Printing Press in the 1400's, information has wanted to be free. Be it the Bible, free to the people and un-restricted control by the Priests, or the Unabombers Manifesto admonishing the world against technology.… more »

Never miss the School Bus again

by pittcaleb Email    1476 views

Seems someone took the technology of resturant paging systems and incorporated it into a school bussing system. As we know all too well, the pagers at our local eatin establishment only work for a relatively short distance. Rel Comm has put transmitter… more »

Hero's Fountain

by pittcaleb Email    1472 views

I watch this FBI-show called Num3ers. The gist is the FBI agent's brother is a genius professor at some mythical college. Every week there's a case that by the use of mathematics, he is able to solve in under an hour. It's an attempt to make a traditi… more »

The Danger of using Google maps

by pittcaleb Email    1453 views

Props to the Funny Blog via the Google Maps Mania Blog more »

Weird Vehicle Racers

by pittcaleb Email    1449 views

Two weeks ago I told you about the University of Michigan's entry in the solar car world championships in Australia. They finished in 3rd place. The team blog has some interesting accounts, including one of getting impaled by road debris close to the f… more »

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