One of my favorite concepts is a bit closer to reality. The Taxi 2000 corporation just announced the completion of a prototype Personal Rapid Transit system called SkyWeb Express. If put into wide use, such a system would provide a sustainable, low-cost, high-density, convenient form of transportation in urban areas. Be sure to check out [...]
Posted by Karen in Technology on April 14th, 2003 | Comments Off
Our basil plants are sprouting! I’ll take a picture or two once they’re big enough to show up on film. :) 14 Apr UPDATE: We’re also seeing tomato and snow pea shoots! I took pictures over the weekend, but I haven’t uploaded them yet. Soon, I swear!
Posted by Karen in Fun on April 11th, 2003 | 1 Comment »
I’m not saying anything personally, but there’s an interesting analysis of the pull-down-Saddam’s-statue footage that was recently all over the media. Again, this isn’t my statement because I don’t know the details. It wouldn’t surprise me to hear that it was a PR stunt on behalf of the US, though.
Posted by Karen in Politics on April 11th, 2003 | 1 Comment »
It’s official: British Airways and Air France are retiring the Concorde. I’m less saddened by the retirement (they’re old planes, after all) and more worried that no one has shown interest in a replacement. Has airline technology hit a plateau?
Posted by Karen in Technology on April 10th, 2003 | 1 Comment »
You’ve always wanted your own robot, right? Of course, that’s assuming you don’t already have one.
Posted by Karen in Technology on April 9th, 2003 | Comments Off