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
Safari Books Online – Author Interview with Andy Oram and Greg Wilson – Safari Books Online has just posted an interview with Andy Oram and (Toronto’s) Greg Wilson, the two editors who put together the recent O’Reilly book, Beautiful Code. Continue reading Recent Links for August 8th : Beautiful Code; NP-complete; sleazy FaceBook; ten different New Yorks
dilbert for August 3rd 2007 no good ever comes from this.
The hoarding is down at the once and future TD Canada Trust (2220 Bloor Street West), replacing a one story modernist (late 60’s or early 70’s?) bank building. (With Flickr Photos) Continue reading Runnymede and Bloor gets a facelift.
A Year with Ruby on Rails: Advantages, Drawbacks, and Lessons Learned – From the University of Waterloo, after year since switching development focus from PHP to Ruby on Rails. 10 Great New Ruby / Rails Screencasts from July 2007 – Continue reading Ruby on Rails link roundup