Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Retro 2001

Here's a cool video that combines Disney's "Man in Space" animation with the "Blue Danube" scene from "2001: A Space Odyssey".

Thursday, May 21, 2009

That Which Does Not Destroy Us...

Makes us old!

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Sim Environments

A few years ago, I spent a few minutes playing with Microsoft's Train Simulator while riding on Amtrak. I found that the actual motion of the train made the sim a more realistic experience.

What might be better?

Saturday, May 9, 2009


If business has been slow for the past couple of years, maybe it is because I lack this kind of marketing genius:

Or maybe I should have recognized a long time ago that just because the Cold War was over, didn't mean that the global market for missiles was going to be in trouble.

Saturday, May 2, 2009


Last week my workplace laid off approximately half of the office staff and there was considerable concern about disgruntled former employees. This led me to wonder about the word "Disgruntled". Is it the opposite of "Gruntled"? Can a former employee who has become  disgruntled become "Regruntled" if rehired?

It turns out, "Gruntled" is a word, but it has been a while since it has been applicable to many American workers.