Monthly Archives: October 2013

I’m not sure what she’s doing here, but it’s cool

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O’Neill space colonies revisited

The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space: Apogee Books Space Series 12 This book originally came out in the 1970s and I have read it many times. After re-reading it this past month, I have to say that while the … Continue reading

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This just perpetuates stereotypes

Although I do like the title, technophile instantan√©. Not enough to wear crooked prosthetic teeth, but it can’t be denied that everything said in French sounds sleeker. Enchant√©!

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USB Plasma Ball

Got me a USB plasma ball from Amazon. It’s about the size of an orange. It plugs into your computer USB port for power. It’s actually fairly bright in room lighting, but looks better in darkness. If you can focus … Continue reading

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Hey, someone has confidence in me!

Two years ago, this was selling for $24. I passed it up because I’ve always thought of this as a screen handle, not as a business name. Apparently, though, someone thinks that I’ve generated quite a bit of ‘cachet’ with … Continue reading

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