Archive for date: February 10, 2005

Another Open Robot Project – Open Automaton Project

February 10, 2005 | Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

After my posting the other day about Hollerbot, I ran accross the Open Automaton Project, a similar robotics project which actually is quite a bit further along. This VIA processor boards are really popular in amateur robotics.

Got Gmail?

February 10, 2005 | General, Public Service | By: Mark VandeWettering

Todd over at Geek News Central was handing out Gmail accounts to all his loyal listeners. What a good idea! I’ve got 49 invites I could pass out to interested parties, so if your in need of a nice, big, google-y mailbox, drop me an email and I’ll send you an invite as a special […]

Judge slams SCO’s lack of evidence against IBM | CNET

February 10, 2005 | Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Color me surprised… Judge slams SCO’s lack of evidence against IBM | CNET “Despite the vast disparity between SCO’s public accusations and its actual evidence–or complete lack thereof–and the resulting temptation to grant IBM’s motion, the court has determined that it would be premature to grant summary judgment,” Kimball wrote Wednesday. “Viewed against the […]

Photos: Apollo computer’s ready for liftoff | CNET

February 10, 2005 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

A while ago I mentioned John Pultorak’s efforts to build a replica of the Apollo Guidance Computer. CNET is running a picture fo the completed unit, four years in the making. Next on his list: a digital watch, constructed entirely from recycled aluminum cans.