Our Jerry Pournelle wrestles with Wi-Fi connectivity on the road. Here he defeats the problem with a product called AT&T USB Connect 900 — but it sure is a pain using dial-up in the meantime.
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South African double amputee became the first double amputee in history to race in the Olympics. Do you think the Six Million Dollar Man would be eligible for Olympic events? Could he have played Olympics basketball? Should he be allowed to? At the Summer Olympics 2012 Games in London last week, South African double-amputee Oscar […]
On Facebook and its plummeting stock price. Our senior commentator Jerry Pournelle doesn’t want to say he told you so. But he did. It’s Chaos Manor with Jerry Pournelle at aNewDomain.net.
Today in Chaos Manor, our Jerry Pournelle digs into the successful Mars Curiosity mission. It’s aNewDomain.net.
Gina Smith is co-founder with John C. Dvorak, Jerry Pournelle and the best tech pros and journalists around of aNewDomain.net. A career journalist — she also is a three-time CEO, a three time editor-in-chief, a NYT best-selling author and a former member of a private equity investment partner group doing VC incubation. Gina’s been covering tech since Sam Whitmore assigned her […]
Everyone in my geek circle uses Google Chrome or Firefox. Rarely do I hear of people using Internet Explorer. I love Google Chrome’s look, feel, functionality and extension variety. Then I discovered Cloud Save. Chrome users can with cloud storage accounts such as Amazon Cloud Drive, Google Drive, or Box easily upload items found on web pages […]
The Space Station caught the Dragon by the tail. It’s the first instance of the success of the new NASA policy. A long time ago some of us said that NASA shouldn’t be running operations, it should create markets and let the industry take care of the rest. The government doesn’t operate the railroads, or […]
Our chief commentator, Dr. Jerry Pournelle, ponders the aftermath of Facebook’s IPO in the View from Chaos Manor. And it isn’t pretty.
Our chief commentator, Dr. Jerry Pournelle, reviews a film, The Avengers. Classic Jerry. Great geeky stuff.
The question I get most often is, “How do I get your job?” Usually it’s done a bit more politely, but sometimes it’s asked just that way. It’s generally phrased differently by computer audiences than by science fiction audiences, but both really want to know the same thing: How do you become an author? I […]