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“Dies Caniculares” Reading List
This “Dog Days of Summer” technology list is not to be read indoors!
It’s the last of the “Dog Days of Summer” – down Sirius, down! I’m not referring to the satellite-based radio station or even Apple’s Siri voice-recognition system – but you can ask Siri for help.
Anyone reading this blog should really be outside enjoying the last of summer before schools start and people in the Northern Hemisphere return earnestly to work.
Are you still here, trying to figure out where I’m going with this story? I’m going nowhere but outside. You should do the same. So grab your favorite tablet, find a shady tree to sit under, and select one of these fascinating stories for your reading pleasure. I’ll be doing the same. TGIF!
Suggest readings (in no particular order):
- Bionic eyeballs restore vision
- What is your favorite future technology from a sci-fi story? Schrodinger’s execution box? A stasis box?
- The Comparative Productivity of Programming Languages
- Wright’s Law Edges Out Moore’s Law in Predicting Technology Development
- The Art of Failure 2012
- Saving Tesla’s Last Lab – Internet Style – My favorite quote from the Oatmeal blog: “Marconi is a good fellow. Let him continue. He is using seventeen of my patents.”
- Security First: New NIST Guidelines on Securing BIOS for Servers – OK, this might be a bit dull. But lately, there have been a lot of BIOS update pieces in the news. Here’s one that I covered on the PC side.
- Deep Inside the Body, Tiny Mechanical Microscope Diagnoses Disease
- New Book Explores Noah’s Flood; Says Bible and Science Can Get Along
- Georgia Tech Advances Potential Commercial Space Flight System