I’m not going to go into the history here, you can figure it out.  I had a few close people go though cancer.  Its not fun, but when you beat it, its big.  Best wishing XKCD(er). Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/1141/ Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/two_years.png… Read More


swiftkey

Forget TechCrunch, Venturebeat, New York Times .. heck, forget HuffPo or slash dot for that matter.   When you can get your app talked about on XKCD, well you now you have hit the bigtime.  And it sounds pretty cool if the new version can do this.  I think I have and older version of swiftkey… Read More


Normally I would have just read this XKCD comic and thought, yea that’s true and moved on.  But something about this made me think, yup here is another sign that the interweb is changing things. I do remember using the expressing ‘ that would make a cool band name’.  And now when I hear things… Read More


Although some may find it a bit off, using an animated icon that represents much of what drives Mac users nuts (especially us occasional users), but somehow it kinda works for me. Something about always waiting for the next great thing that is going to come from the mind of Steve Jobs, and for us… Read More


You know something has jumped the shark when I write using ‘jumped the shark’.  Yes if “Mars Needs Moms” is proof of anything, making something 3D does not help make something bad, less bad.  What does that have to do with today’s (tomorrows) XKDC comic?  Not a damn thing..  Just wanted to say that.  Now… Read More


I have a number of people call me up and ask what I thought about Fukushima reactor and what it mean to people in Hawaii and California.  ‘Why are you asking me?”  “Hey you have a Ph.D. and worked at NASA right?”  Sigh.. I don’t know much more then anyone else about radiation, but I… Read More


Ok, this has nothing to do with mobile devices, or NetTablets, or Augmented Reality, – the stuff I normally write about; but what the heck, its April 1st and I’m a huge XKCD fan. Thus, with much love; I share that XKCD changed their home page to work like an old Unix terminal.  (Course, those… Read More


XKCD is full of win! And I remember when the web used to look like this.  Yes, its true kiddies!  You have no idea how good you have it now… spoiled brats!  🙂 And here is your screenShot…… Read More