This article is the first of three, describing our trip. This one is an overview of the trip, discussing the planning, dining plans and travel. Subsequent articles will discuss what we did there and about the restaurants we ate at.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Very embarrassing, especially given the fact that the previous day, MSNBC slammed the Republicans for a typo on invitations to the State Of The Union address.
You know what they say about people in glass houses...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Because I'm crazy enough to think others might want my opinion, here's the list of films, complete with trailers and my comments. No plot-summaries (you can follow the IMDB links and watch the trailers for that), just my random comments and opinions.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
This is amazing. Two years from now, we will be seeing true driverless cars on the road, at least in some cities in the US. It may be a while before the tech matures enough to let us have this capability for ourselves - to own one and use it everywhere we currently drive, but this is still an incredible next step.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Thursday, December 28, 2017
This is really awesome news. Hopefully it will spur some people in the emulation community to make a Lisa emulator we can run on our modern computers under macOS, Windows and Linux. I, for one, would love to be able to try out this historic computer and compare the experience with what I remember from the early Macs, with the design ideas Jef Raskin developed, and other contemporary computer systems.
Monday, December 11, 2017
Friday, December 08, 2017
A very impressive achievement. A huge leap forward in the field of machine learning.
Is it actually intelligent? I suppose that's going to depend greatly on how you define the word.
Monday, December 04, 2017
Here are links to what's been written so far:
- Part 1: Genesis
- Part 2: The birth of Amiga
- Part 3: First prototype
- Part 4: Enter Commodore
- Part 5: Postlaunch Blues
- Part 6: Stopping The Bleeding
- Part 7: Game On!
- Part 8: The Demo Scene
- Part 9: The Video Toaster
- Part 10: The downfall of Commodore
- Part 11: Between an Escom and a Gateway
- People still use the Amiga today, and new Viva Amiga documentary shows why
- The A-EON Amiga X5000: An alternate universe where the Amiga platform never died
I will update this article with additional parts, as they are written (and as I learn about them, of course.)