Posts tagged “technology”

Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope (May 21, 1688 – May 30, 1744)

Life in Space

Life in Space

An exploration of life aboard the International Space Station, and the surprising reasons the mission is still worthwhile

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.
Richard P. Feynman

Driverless Cars

Driverless Cars

Driving is the most dangerous activity in the world today.

Have you noticed your MacBook Air fan has suddenly started running continuously, and loudly? You may need an SMC reset.

See also: Intel-based Macs: Resetting the System Management Controller (SMC)

The Price of Being Connected

Let’s take a look at my current connection costs here in Los Angeles: Service Purpose Approximate Monthly Rate DirecTV HD Satellite TV + 2 HD DVRs $135 AT&T mobile phones + data $235 Verizon land line (for alarm system) $24 Time-Warner Cable Internet $50 So I’m paying almost $450.00/mo to stay “connected”. Eek.

What Is This?

davidgagne.net is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

bartender.live

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.

Hemingway

You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.