Year: 2022

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The US Navy successfully shot down a drone using a laser beam. Intercom systems on several American Airline flights started emitting strange bleating sounds that left passengers either puzzled, bemused, or just annoyed. It’s still happening and no one knows how or why. Adderall, a drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is in short supply […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    What is art? What is healthcare? What is candy?

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Just a few highlights this week as my schedule in Japan had me focused elsewhere. The Alcaraz v. Sinner US Open quarterfinal match that went over five hours ending 2:30am was one thing but it was the backhand save that was seared into everyone’s memory. The Spanish teenager would go on to beat Tiafoe (that […]

  • Linden Labs bonus scheme

    How Linden Labs innovated the distribution of bonus awards.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Calling all cabs in Moscow, too many signs in Texas and Japan declares war on the floppy disk.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Finding time, next-level keyless entry and what lies beneath.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    NASA sends a probe to Uranus, the AI-rapper gets signed, and the slumbering airline pilots who missed their stop.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Contraband McMuffins, Ferraris without brakes and the world turns (ever faster).

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Applebee’s has created four different lip gloss “flavors” including Get Me Hot Buffalo, Sweet Chile Kiss, Be My Honey Pepper, and Honey BBQ-T to help “spice up your date night.” Georgia’s Department of Revenue announced that its residents can claim embryos as dependents on their state taxes.  Authorities allege that a Utah man who tried […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Choco Taco fever, spider robots, and marauding monkeys