Meanwhile, Bush explains how he'll cut the deficit... by removing programs that we actually might happen to care about, like education and community policing. Click on the photo attached to the article for your moment of dada.
Wired runs an interesting article today, looking at how machines mimic life and biological concepts. Interesting read.
But there's a new toy hitting commercial readiness: rollable screens. Three times the thickness of paper, almost 100% plastic circutry. Rugged, durable. Mmmm... five years, we'll see these things mainstreamed, mark my words. Covet.
You're in Cambodia. You want to send an email. But you've got no Internet connection. So what happens? You queue your email up, and it waits until the dude on a wifi motorcycle comes through, collecting the email and taking it to the next town. It's been hailed as the digital pony express. The use of this to maintain communications infrastructure intrigues me, but it also has an air of romance, in the same way that tales of Pony Express riders has an air of romance.