Well I do apologize for my blog for being down. The server it was on was being moved physically to a new location, so it needed time for relocation. Though I doubt many people actually bother to follow my sea of links, anyway :-P
“Aurora” – a song “dedicated to those who lost their lives and were affected by the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado,” recorded by Hans Zimmer
The Aurora shooting, while tragic, was also a way for the area ER departments to make use of their mass trauma practice and training
Technology just keeps evolving, and it’s becoming evermore part of our daily lives. ArsTechnica gives us a review of 35 years of personal computers. At the same time, there’s a profile of 30 years of the Commodore 64.
The months-long planning and logistical “war” of recovering equipment from Afghanistan
AT&T one of the first to have plans for shutting off its 2G network
The US government is at its smallest ratio of employees to population in 45 years
The Wilderness, an Abstruse Goose comic
An interesting look into how AT&T has created its next-day Olympics ads featuring imagery from less than 24 hours before
Chasing “ghost trains” around Britain
Riding along with the Mars rover drivers
The intersection of life-long friends and stable relationships – a story of 4 roommates in NYC
Steeplechase – the coolest Olympic event you’ve (probably) never heard of
Some of the idiocracy of Mitt Romney’s tax situation…
From one of the greatest toys probably ever made, a look inside the LEGO vault of every set ever made
While negotiations between Consolidated Edison and the local utility worker union continue, managers and other staff have been pulled in to perform break/fix and maintenance duties
The author of Encyclopedia Brown, has died. Donald Sobol was 87.
The Pentagon’s new generation of secret military bases, taking over for the larger well-known bases
As the NBC/Microsoft partnership resulting in MSNBC comes to an end, here’s a look back at some coverage from their very first day 16 years ago.
The Sesame Street team has caught onto viral videos, and made a parody of Call Me Maybe
The Justice Department apparently sues an anonymous ISP which sued over the National Security Letter it received