Sorry I couldn’t resist. Everyone is coming up with names for the new (rumoured) Apple touch screen computer and since I remember the Newton I thought it would be good for a laugh. For those who weren’t around when the Newton came out and took the industry by storm (actually it was more of a […]Read more "The iNewton – Apple’s new touch screen computer?"
Yesterday Jian Ghomeshi, host of the CBC radio show ‘Q’ interviewed Leonard Kleinrock one of the fathers of the internet. The first words from the mouth of the internet baby were uttered forty years ago and Dr. Kleinrock is still involved with what he calls a “teenager still struggling to find its way”. Dr. Kleinrock […]Read more "Inventor of the internet – CBC’s Q interviews Leonard Kleinrock"
The internet turns forty years old in September 2009. Happy Birthday Internet! Thanks to the folks who gave birth to the internet those many years ago… From Wikipedia . . . History of the Internet …research efforts included those of the laboratories of Donald Davies (NPL), Paul Baran (RANDLeonard Kleinrock at MIT and at UCLA. […]Read more "Happy 40th birthday to the Internet"
Thanks to Puget Sound Radio for the following item from “Today in Broadcast History – August 23” … “In 1962, the first live TV program was relayed between the U.S. and Europe through the U.S. Telstar satellite.” The original from the Tornados And the best known version from the Ventures It seems like just yesterday! […]Read more "Telstar launched on August 23 1962 – Just for fun"
I just came across this video from Mike Spiff Booth, based on a song from Jonathan Coulton . . . What does it all mean? Podsafe music is music made available from artists for use in podcasts typically through a Creative Commons copyright agreement. By using podsafe music and following the guidelines for use, podcasters […]Read more "Belated Christmas message"
I’m cleaning up my personal video projects and thought I’d share them here just for fun! Here’s one from Penhold Alberta, the small town I live in here in central Alberta. The video isn’t fancy but it serves as an historical record of an event in the town’s life. The video is on YouTube and when […]Read more "Even more just for fun – and community video blogging"
I’m cleaning up my personal video projects and thought I’d share them here just for fun! Here’s one from the Waskasoo Bluegrass Music Society Summer Jamfest 2007. The Jamfest is an annual event were folks gather around and play bluegrass music in a jamming format. There were lots of folks out on Saturday, but I […]Read more "More just for fun"