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Is technology becoming a burden?

Technology was said to make life easier. Yet until recently you had to own several electronic gadgets to make your daily life seem simpler.  Every new gadget that comes out claims to bring aspects of your life together and make daily chores less time consuming. Each day I check several RSS feeds, 4 separate email […]

Panasonic’s Blu-Ray player for your car

Ubergizmo has posted about an in-dash Blu-Ray player for your car.  You can read the full article here. I agree with Ubergizmo in that car TVs right now only support a limited resolution and I can’t really see the point of having such a high def player without the ability to see it in all […]

The next technological advancement

In light of the Southern California Wildfires which are raging about 30 miles from where I am, I wanted to post a small thought and question for you all out there. The weather here is making the effort to fight the fires very tough and I was thinking that man’s next great technological advancement should […]

Recycle old electronics and cell phones

Have you ever thought about recycling you computer, cell phone, or any other old electronics that you might be throwing away? Doing so can reduce the amount of harmful materials such as lead and mercury that enter landfills and in turn enter the ground or air. Blog Action Day has chosen the topic of the […]

Sony confirms OLED by December 1st

Sony has confirmed that they will be releasing their first generation OLED TVs in early December in Japan. No you are not seeing things, that is actually how thin this OLED is. Now this might not sound that interesting but look at it this way, they are going to start manufacturing an HDTV that has […]

A.I. How far is too far?

Recently a computer known as “Chinook” solved the game of checkers showing that a perfectly played game can inevitably end in a draw. Artificial intelligence, also known as A.I.  has come a long way since the early days of simple computers performing simple tasks. Alarm clocks, auto timers on microwaves, temperature sensing central air conditioning […]

Texas man builds a robotic clone of his son

I saw this article this morning and found it pretty interesting. A Texas man is building and tweaking a robotic clone of his son.  Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Mixx it up share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Tell a friend

Closed Captions provided by…

Have you ever wondered how closed captions work?  Me too, and apparently so did the group of guys that were sitting next to me at the bar the other night. For live programs, anything that is spoken throughout the broadcast is transcribed by a person using stenotype or steno mask type of machines, and then […]