Why Instant Messaging Is Evil

Instant Messaging used to be a great tool. Unfortunately, like email, once it became popular it went from useful tool to annoyance. I don’t think it was anything about the technology itself but I think the longer that it was around the more people projected their own social flaws onto it. What follows is an…

DARPA Grand Challenge

One of my clients is Axion Racing, a team that entered the DARPA Grand Challenge. The Grand Challenge is a government sponsored competition with a $1 million prize going to the team who can successfully get an unmanned, fully-autonomous vehicle from Barstow to Las Vegas over rough terrain. Yes, a fully-autonomous vehicle. No driver. No…

Let’s try this again

Welcome to my new, new, new weblog. This is probably the fourth different re-launch of a weblog for me. I started out back in 2000/2001 when the whole Internet sector began to melt. While having lunch with a buddy of mine we were relating our disgust over the overly negative reporting going on in the…