I don’t know how anyone who cannot fix a Macintosh computer could ever hope to fix a problem on a Windows PeeCee. The dipper into many domains is the master of none. I’ve mastered no domains, but I have learned a few tricks. That’s why people think I’m smart. I’m not smart, just lucky. And… Continue reading Hoo boy! The ignorati rule the earth
Let’s say you got a guy, some guy, a fellow who’s pretty well educated. He’s spent a lot of money on his education. And he’s a good student, worked really hard followed all the rules recommendations, didn’t take the lazy way out. Then say there’s this other guy, equally well-educated and has common interests with… Continue reading Dialectical,… indeed?!
Who knew? Intel is jumping in with both feet to compete agains the likes of Samsung and Sandisk. It’s going to be a wild, wilde ride. read more | digg story
Martin Durkin has about as much credibility as any Holocaust Denial perpetrator, or any Kansas City School Board who wants to discredit Evolution because it has the word ‘theory’ in its title.
The top 4 broadcast mics are compared head-to-head. Two Electro-Voice, 1 Heil and 1 Rode. Good demonstration of the Heil articulation bump. And a nice demonstration of the increasing scale of clarity and sibilance as you compare Rode, EV, and Heil mics. Mark and Laura do a good job with the comparison. read more |… Continue reading Podcast Gear and New Media Gear – Broadcast Mics
In this episode we discover the economics that drive the so-called ‘News Business’. Apparently up until 1968-69 the networks ran their news divisions in the public interest as dictated by the FCC. Everything changed when CBS with Don Hewitt at the helm created “60 Minutes”, which turned a profit for the news division. It was… Continue reading Frontline: News War (Episode 3)
Borrowed from the podcast of “This American Life” #326. Full attribution is a good thing. Mystery Hunt @ MIT. New Puzzles keep coming. There are no instructions but there is an answer. However in real life, outside of MIT, most problems don’t have an answer. Thirteen and half straight hours, 30 straight hours. Dave tells… Continue reading I inform people against their will
The subtitle to this whole episode should be Caged Heat: Reporters in Jail Reporters are more and more being coerced into revealing sources for the stories they file at their respective newspapers and networks. Two reporters at the San Francisco Chronicle broke a story about the steroid scandal at BALCO (Bay Area Lab Coop), a… Continue reading Frontline: News War (Episode 2)
Judy Miller says she was only as good as her sources. That her sources mis-informed her, that she trusted them too much, trusted they wouldn’t mislead the the President. Knight-Ridder stood up as Clark Hoyt wrote that ‘nothing’ had changed in Iraq. They were no bigger threat now than they were 10-15 years ago. Eventually… Continue reading Frontline: News War (Episode 1)
Stack based computers will be the next scripted podcast for Carpetbomberz Inc. If you don’t know what a stack-based computer is, do a Google search and apart from the Wikipedia entries on it, there’s some interesting ACM papers. For embedded CPUs that need hard real-time performance, it’s the only way to go. But what about… Continue reading Stack Based Computers