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.