A vision of cheap space launches using lighter-than-air vehicles essentially balloons built specifically to carry light payloads to the stratosphere, from which a larger space-going vehicle could be launched.- first stage would use a lighter-than-air ascent vehicle to reach a Continue reading Recent Links for August 9th : space launches using lighter-than-air vehicles ; Japanese Mottainai Furoshiki wrapping
The Sunday New York Times (in /: New Bar Codes Can Talk With Your Cellphone, on the front page, abet under the fold) talks about the latest effects to launch in north america something almost mainstream in Japan : 2D Continue reading Is North America ready for Bar Codes Aware Cellphones?
snap a picture of some text and have it read back to you Continue reading Kurzweil’s handheld reader
a great success with 150 signed up folks, plus many more.. Continue reading TorDemoCamp 4 : Geeks Gather in Toronto for Show and Tell
and has a new Freescale Ottawa Technology Center! Congradulations! Seaway was mentioned back in Feburary : Startup digs out network worms and is/was an Ottawa-based fabless semiconductor company founded in 2001, is a leading supplier of high-performance, silicon-based content processing, Continue reading Freescale Acquires Ottawa’s Seaway Networks