Archive for date: October 13, 2005

Big Blue Marble

October 13, 2005 | Astronomy | By: Mark VandeWettering

NASA has released a series of Earth images entitled Blue Marble Next Generation, which includes maps of the entire earth rendered without clouds in each f the 12 months of the year and resolutions of 2km per pixel. Very nice.

Thought of the Day

October 13, 2005 | Books I Read | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’m currently reading ::amazon(“0670033847”, “The Singularity Is Near”):: by Ray Kurzweil, and it’s kind of an over-the-top utopian view about the future. His basic hypothesis is fairly radical: that the accelerating innovation in the world will result in a vast leap in human evolution in the 21st century. I don’t know that I buy the […]