Another ice cold day in San Diego, brrr... and another ice cold ride on the ol' mountain bike. Today I spent 1/3 of my time in PowerPoint, 1/3 in Excel, and 1/3 in meetings. And 0% doing "real" work :)
I'm getting ready for the Tour of California; riding Palomar with a couple of friends this Saturday in fact. Williams Cycling have posted a terrific overview of all the climbing stages in the tour (including stage 8, which features Palomar). Check it out!
So now we have a bill which would mandate an audible click on all cameras and cell phones. How stupid is that? As Ann Althouse notes, "Why not require every man to wear a bell around his neck... in case he might sneak up on a child?"
This is a pretty cool evolutionary strategy: 'Immortal' jellyfish swarming across the world. "The Turritopsis Nutricula is able to revert back to a juvenile form once it mates after becoming sexually mature. Marine biologists say the jellyfish numbers are rocketing because they need not die." What an awesome payoff, adults who successfully reproduce become young again, so they can reproduce some more!
You knew it was only a matter of time: Western Digital announces 2TB hard drive (for $299). Wow, that's about 10,000 digital slides. Amazing the advances in computer storage, the price performance there just keeps getting better geometrically.