Microsoft released Windows XP on October 25, 2001. Still going strong.
Tech support humor to begin the week: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGU74QoMH_g] Everything Feels Better When It Works Jebs Jobs Blonde vs Windows Foamy Tech Support, 2, 3, 4 Tongue Stuck in VCR Technically Non-Support Previous posts: Tech Support, Tech Support 2, Theremin Film Festival, Theremoid FilmFest
The Enigma column of New Scientist August 20 2005 issue presents this problem by Bob Walker: A wind chime, with 10 chimes of lengths 1 cm to 10 cm, placed uniform distances apart around the circumference of a round disk so they are “balanced perfectly.” The 10 lengths of the chimes in this sequence form [...]
Red Chile Salmon 1 fresh fillet of salmon 1/4 cup almond flour 1/8 cup New Mexico chile powder dash of salt 1 egg white cooking oil Pour almond flour, chile, and salt into plastic bag. Scale and cut salmon into serving size pieces, approximately 100grams to 200grams each. Coat each piece with egg white, shake [...]
This clip from News Radio is rather good. A stressed manager is given an ambient noise machine, and becomes too mellow… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWJQlftrP2U] link
Gort is a large multi-antenna sound art installation at Burning Man 2007. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSJ9RFJim_E] link [kudos Make:]
The purpose of this project is to allow the Motorola/Tracfone V176 cell phone to be charged through a USB port. Recent Motorola cell handsets (RAZR, W370, etc.) already provide a mini-USB port for charging. Future cell phones will standardize on the micro-USB connector. Standardizing on USB for charging has certain advantages: No need for another [...]