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 […]
Tag Archives: Jerry Pournelle
June 27, 2012 |
May 28, 2012 |
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 the airlines, or the trucking industry. Even though a great deal of rail, airline freight and passenger, and highway freight is government stuff. Fort Hood doesn’t operate trucking lines to go out and bring food to the mess halls. It pays for delivery. Thus should it be with NASA.
May 21, 2012 |
Our chief commentator, Dr. Jerry Pournelle, ponders the aftermath of Facebook's IPO in the View from Chaos Manor. And it isn't pretty.
May 10, 2012 |
Our chief commentator, Dr. Jerry Pournelle, reviews a film, The Avengers. Classic Jerry. Great geeky stuff.
April 5, 2012 |
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 always give the same answer. It's easy to be an author. And it's a pleasant profession. Fiction authors go about making speeches and signing books. Computer authors go to computer shows and then come home to open boxes of new equipment and software. And we play with new stuff until we tire of it. It's nice work if you can get it.
March 14, 2012 |
Everything you ever wanted to know about Pi right here. Well, not everything. A ton of links to Pi songs, videos, trivia, too. Update Pi Day 2013: Bet you didn't know that someone wrote a way to remember the digits in pi to the 1971 hit, "Bye, Bye, Miss American Pie" to go "Bye, Bye, three-point-one-four-one-five." Tons of links to our years of pi day coverage here and elsewhere on the site. Pi Day 2013 (updated)
February 28, 2012 |
Our Jerry Pournelle, senior columnist at aNewDomain.net, has mail. He's not talking tech, Google privacy or MWC today. It's all about Aristotle's Aether, dark matter and the A-10 World War II aircraft in action.
January 24, 2012 |
Apple far exceeds expectations in iPad and iPhone sales in the last quarter and Google's new privacy policies add a little bit of evil to the mix. It's got our news editor Eric Mack all heated up -- in the hot tub. It's Eric Mack's ranting roundup of tech news for January 24/25 2012.
January 24, 2012 |
Photo Courtesy: Brian MoranIf you're wondering about rooting or jailbraking your Android phone, you probably should just do. Here's our Eric Finkenbiner's reasons why.
January 23, 2012 |
The long romance of RIM's two CEOs is over. No, not like that. Add Google+ pseudonyms and Apple's new digital textbooks and you've got a rant from our news editor Eric Mack. It's the daily tech news Ranting Roundup for January 23-24, 2012 .