General

Fireworks for the Fourth

Fireworks are a traditional way to celebrate American Independence Day. Did you ever wonder what’s behind those fireworks shows? Here’s a video that explains.

Memorial Day weekend

Back on Wednesday.

Presidents Day

Taking the day off. Back on Tuesday.

Quote of the week

I don’t know what it says about the English-speaking world (OK, in this case probably the United States) that its Wikipedia contributors disagree more about professional wrestlers than nearly any other topic, but it can’t be good.—Derrick Harris at GigaOm

The world is full of useless advice

I have lost count of all the posts I have seen from people expounding on what they think Microsoft should do to “save” or improve Windows 8. I am not saying that none of this is good advice although a lot of it isn’t very perceptive. My point is that Microsoft is not going to […]