Any idiot can drive fast in a straight line

Friday, July 14, 2000

When people think of the future, they think of revolutionary advancements. The problem is that these advancements are happening, little by little. Case in point, a robot performed gall bladder removal surgery.

Tuesday, July 11, 2000

More beautiful koans.

Zen Koans.

Monday, July 10, 2000

Geek-O-Meter 3.14.2 Quiz Results
Your score is: 47 Your Geek Level is...
Congratulations, you are a geek for all geeks. Do you find that great things happen when you're around? That's because you're an Alpha geek. With your near limitless knowledge your teams go further and do better things than anyone around. We wish we could clone you and make this world a better place.

The Pentium 4 was only recently announced. This processor has been known by the code name Willamette, and now Intel is ordering the production of a million 1.7 GHz P4s. 1.7 gigahertz.

The future is closing in. While I am reminded of Gattaca, there is a new patent out on a machine that sucks up dead skin cells for analysis. Since warm air rises, particles from the lower body are also circulating near the head. Drugs, explosives, and other fun bits can be detected. What gets me worried is that these skin cells can also be collected and then run through DNA analysis.