A Brave New Blockchain World

Blockchain is a technology working its way into the ether since 2009, but has taken on a life of its on in 2017.  It emerged to entered most people’s consciousness in the form of bitcoin. Starting with a paper published anonymously by someone called Satoshi Nakamoto.  The paper’s concept resonated quickly and deeply forging a community […]

Newspaper Killer or Customizer?

Wow – I had heard buzz around PageFlakes lately – but hadn’t had time to dig in…this is interesting, still a little complicated, but interesting. If you look at this page CNN PageFlake, it shows how you can customize an entire page and publish it – or you can use a specific “flake” (nugget for […]

This is just fun

I found this link a while back but more or less forgot about it – then it bubbled to the top again…it is called retrievr. The first thing to notice is the lack of “e” at the end of the name — this is something flickr started, so if you see this, it usually has […]

Energy Star Approved Search

In January 2007 a blog post titled Black Google Would Save 750 Megawatt-hours a Year proposed the theory that a black version of the Google search engine would save a fair bit of energy due to the popularity of the search engine. Since then there has been skepticism about the significance of the energy savings […]