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Tech 2025; from sci-fi to the new horizon
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6/26/2012   7 comments
“How will online technologies impact our lives and careers in 2025?” That’s the question being posed today and tomorrow (June 26/27) at the International Multimedia Teleconferencing Consortium (IMTC) 2025 conference, a global online event attempting to divine technology’s future.
Reading the economic tea leaves
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6/26/2012   2 comments
As the saying goes, hindsight is 20-20 and the same can be said about economic predictions. Unfortunately, with the size and global reach of the electronics industry, the economic outlook has become just as important as capacity and competitive forces.
It truly is a different world…
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6/15/2012   12 comments
While driving home from work yesterday, I heard a report on the NPR (National Public Radio) that made me think "We truly do live in a different world…"
Hurray! I saw the Transit of Venus!
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6/6/2012   20 comments
When I arrived home, bits of blue sky were visible here and there, but these bits of blue sky were not in the same place as the setting sun...
Transit of Venus – Help us recreate a scientific experiment
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6/5/2012   14 comments
I think this is a GREAT idea. Full instructions are given on the Transit2012 webpage. All you have to do is...
What were they thinking: Picking your nose
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6/1/2012   7 comments
This patent is both gross and amusing because of its brevity...


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