I’d like to say that I’ve been quiet because it’s a slow news day, but it really isn’t. I’m a bit busy with work, but I’m mostly preoccupied by concerns, both local and abroad, natural and human. I’d give them all space here, but I don’t want this to become Eeyore World Daily.
Posted by Karen in Politics on April 9th, 2003 | Comments Off
The San Diego Zoo recently announced the first healthy clone of an endangered species, a Javan banteng. The clone is an early sign of success for the “frozen zoo” concept, where cells from endangered species are stored in hopes that cloned animals can be produced at a later time. The process is still very inefficient, [...]
Posted by Karen in Science on April 8th, 2003 | Comments Off
I’m busy catching up with work today, so this probably won’t be updated until tomorrow. Feel free to go read The Onion until then.
Posted by Karen in Fun on April 7th, 2003 | Comments Off
If you do any collaborative programming, there’s yet another reason to get a Mac with OS X. Hydra allows multiple users on a network (automatically detected by Rendezvous) to edit the same text file(s) in real time. The editor has lots of perks: syntax highlighting, spell checking, and functional bookmarks to name a few. The [...]
Posted by Karen in Technology on April 2nd, 2003 | 1 Comment »
Wow! It must be the week of X Prize related announcements. The latest is from XCOR, which successfully tested their new XR-4K5 engine on Monday. It’s just one stage in their plan to go suborbital and win the prize.
Posted by Karen in Space on April 2nd, 2003 | 1 Comment »