Category Archives: Other Stuff

July 20, 1969

Well done, NASA. Previously here: 47 Years Ago Today, Americans Landed On The Moon The Greatest Thing Ever Advertisements

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Alt-Wheels Protest In NYC

My schedule prevented me from attending this evening. I monitored local cable news station NY1. From their video and photos posted by others on Twitter, it looked like an impressive gathering. An official count awaits. It’s been a deadly year … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Beetle Discontinued (Again)

From Nazis to hippies: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle The United States became Volkswagen’s most important foreign market, peaking at 563,522 cars in 1968, or 40% of production. Unconventional, sometimes humorous advertising from agency Doyle Dane Bernbach urged … Continue reading

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The Electrobat

Wading into research material. Came across this. What a great name!

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YouTube Trash For Cash

Meet the angry gaming YouTubers who turn outrage into views How to make a successful video on one of the internet’s most popular sites: Step 1: Find something to be angry about. Go to online forums, track what’s hot on … Continue reading

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Chris Orton Wants To Bankrupt Me

Twitter: Connoisseurs of The Best SF TV will immediately recognize that T-shirt as originating with Star Cops. Man, do I want that! If that was all, I’d be fine. But Orton has like a jillion such T-shirts and things! See … Continue reading

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Weekend Review: May 18-19, 2019

I did a techie-walkie on Sunday. Alt-Wheels were out in some force, even though I wasn’t looking and wasn’t counting and didn’t walk the west side bike path (it was too hot). I saw eSkateboards and eScooters. But no Onewheels … Continue reading

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Another Post About Numenta

I could kick myself for not reading On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins. I was checking out its availability at Amazon and was gobsmacked by this review: By late 2012, the short term predictions in this book have already happened. Might … Continue reading

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Who Will Buy Numenta?

2012: Jeff Hawkins on the future of data (short version) That video is more relevant in 2019 with the rise of AI. Numenta is bound to be a future acquisition battle. The question is, who will buy it? Apple? They’re … Continue reading

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“The Lion Of The Abdomen”

I used to think the most traitorous organ of the human body was the heart. No. It’s the pancreas. Exocrine pancreas | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy Additional: Wikipedia: Deaths from pancreatic cancer Previously at Mike Cane’s … Continue reading

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