A new meteo satelite is getting ready to be deployed, looks very impressive, and it will provide us with lots of new good data. I just hope the data will be made available on the net for free. (Articles in norwegian.)
I want one of these for my eehhh.. “personal protection”! Actually I did play with something similar in the Airforce, only it was no gun, just a remote infrared camera mounted on a beam radar.
Litespeed S 4,5 Smoke Inlaid Interesting solution, I asked Brett if it works.
You can have lots of fun in a sailplane, just have a look at this video.
I’ve been negative to Sony since they did the DRM rootkit stunt, but this Suberbowl commercial with 250000 bouncy balls in the streets of San Fransico is worth a look. (Quicktime video)
The Opera Web browser is now available for free in version 8.5. Try it out from www.opera.com Opera is extremely fast, uses little memory, and is reasonably secure. I’m still using Firefox for now, but some of the features of Opera is compelling. Firefox has a new 1.5 beta out now, it will be interesting to compare the finished product with Opera 8.5 and IE 7.
I was trying to archive some letters sendt to me from the US, while cursing the odd sized letter that I had to fold to make it fit inside a plastic sheet I decided to find out what the story was. I came across International standard paper sizes. Interesting read, the “A” format was invented first by the French, soon forgotten, and then reinvented by a German.
Tom Lanning is another US based pilot, posting pictures and blogs about flying.
Kevin Carter’s blog is getting better after a slow start. He’s currently in Europe, flying the T2.