Sept 28, 2000
An article on some successful quantum
An article about the bits of the Civil
War they don't teach in school.
And an article about 3D
printing; not quite Star Trek replicators, but they're a start.
Sept 27, 2000
Here's an interesting article about photonic
crystals, something that has great potential in the optical
Worried about privacy on the internet? Maybe you've
got bigger problems
that some company's privacy statements...
And a nice article about molecular
Interested in the Bush and Gore tax plans? Check out
this site. It includes
a tax-savings calculator, so you can find out just how much of the
proposed tax cuts you'll be able to get (I got a whopping $0 savings
under the Gore plan).
Sept 26, 2000
Harry Browne was on NPR's Morning edition yesterday.
to the inteveriew.
I found an interesting article about education entitled:
Street, Epistemology, and Freedom"
And Clinton once again tries to back-door in something
that would never get through Congress.
Sept 25, 2000
Several stories about Intel's recent Europe cash-flow
There's also some not-quite-correct ZDNET
coverage of Sun's upcoming UltraSparc III (scheduled to be launched
on the 27th).
Sept 21, 2000
Here's an interesting econ
Followed up by a very nice EE Times article about
Sept 18, 2000
Sept 16, 2000
The EE Times has an
article about storing an infinite amount of information in a
Sept 14, 2000
Tom's Hardware has a neat article about MPEG-4
, which allows you to record a full-length movie
on a single CD-ROM with almost no drop in quality from DVD.
Sept 12, 2000
Several stories about ultrananocrystal diamond:
Transfer at Argonne
Sept 11, 2000
Even more stuff today. First, if you're looking for technical
books, check out Bookpool.
Not the perfect selection, but the prices are good.
an article by the Motley
Fool about lawsuits and capitalism.
And also a Cato Institute article about the current
rash of wildfires
in the US. Here's a quote from it: "As the Washington Times
reported, officials have prevented bulldozers from building fire
breaks because they might scar terrain (as if flames wouldn't).
Instead, firefighters have had to remove trees with axes, causing
Sept 10, 2000
Sept 9, 2000
Just found out today about an interesting
that showed more voters are strongly libertarian
than conservative or liberal. Note that this link is to the LP story,
not to the poll itself, which doesn't seem to have come up on the
website yet. I'll post a link there when I see it.
This is good news for Harry Browne, who's actually been beating
Buchanan in the polls. Well, those that include Browne, anyway.
This is in spite of Buchanan getting rather more than ten times
the media coverage that Browne does (no joke; there's companies
you can pay to track this stuff, and the LP has) and spent ten times
as much money.