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"Live blog" enters lexicon

“Live blog” enters lexicon

Today “Live-blog” reaches the Google News main headline. Next stop: Oxford English Dictionary. I’m tempted to say that we’ve all “jumped the shark” or something, but I can’t, for the life of me, figure out what that phrase means. Seen it in use for years, but it still makes no sense, except that it gets […]

Tonight: Aloud, Red Moon Rising

Tonight at the LA Public Library downtown, 7pm: Matthew Brzezinski, author of Red Moon Rising, Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries that Ignited the Space Age. free. Seats still available.

The SCHIP has hit the fan

What JC said.

Physics Nobel goes to 2 scientists who discover giant magnetoresistive effect

Giant magnetoresistive effect is something that makes miniaturization of hard disk drives possible. And here I thought it was magic. 😉 People, we stand on the shoulders of giants. Our tiny and simultaneously giant disk drives. France’s Albert Fert and Germany’s Peter Gruenberg discovered in 1988 that weak changes in magnetism generate larger changes in […]