Daily Archives: June 16, 2008

5 posts

Aquanauts Go! (It’s Marine Boy, brave and free!)

This story is just too cool not to link. Penn State faculty are collaborators on this project and they will be spending 8 days underwater at aquarius, the world’s only underwater research station. This is SO cool! When I was a kid I used to love Marine Boy. I was a swimmer (up until college when I realized that I was getting a little tired of seeing the same *&($ black line on the bottom […]

Categories to tags – Just say “no!”

So a brief post on this because I have wasted too much time already. When v 2.5(?) of WordPress came out they put in a means to “tag” posts. Now, if I understand this correctly and that is a very big “if,” tags will help your posts be searched through the intertubes. Poking around I found that there is an “import” feature allowing you to convert your categories to tags. NB – It destroys your […]

Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother

I mentioned the other day that I have gotten my new BlackBerry Curve set up with Mobipocket to allow me to read books (and even some crude bookmarking and highlighting). See “Reading books on the go” for my rundown of apps and sites for downloading free books. One of the authors who is committed to making their works (or many of them) available for free is Cory Doctorow. You may know of him as the […]

Polls Update

I am not sure how many of you noticed but at the top of the page you can click on “Polls Archive” to see what the poll results were. Most of the polls are still open but you have to go to the specific blog entry to be able to vote once it is no longer the most recent in the sidebar to the left. I thought I would bring you all up to date […]