Archive for the ‘Rant’ Category

Shoot up them gang members. No wait.. Avalanches!

David Gluzman January 13th, 2009

There’s been a fair bit of news lately on gang members shooting out Calgary. Coincidentally there’s a fair bit of news on avalanches and the cost of rescue. A father and son have been asked to pay $2,500 for triggering a dangerous search and rescue after they snowboarded out of bounds at Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain […]

The World Didn’t End…

MaxPower September 10th, 2008

It is Wednesday morning in North America, the Large Hadron Collider is on in France and the world has not come to an end. We did not experience mini black holes tearing away at the fabric of space time. There hasn’t been a series of earthquakes or tsunamis (tsunamis? really? that is the best critics […]

Chrome – Further Evidence Google is Taking Over

MaxPower September 3rd, 2008

I said here that I was going to try the new Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2, which I didn’t, ironically because the site wouldn’t let me download it – good job Microsoft. Then yesterday I read the news that Google published its new ‘web browser’ Chrome designed in a typical Google fashion. Here is an […]

The Sun is Dead. Long Live the Sun?

MaxPower August 29th, 2008

Since I read this article in June, I have been keeping up with the increasingly important sunspot spotting event happening globally. The picture above shows the sun at its most active in 2001, potentially the most active period for sunspots in the past 1000 years. Dark spots, some as large as 50,000 miles in diameter, […]

Banks: Customer Service Mystery Round 2 Million.

David Gluzman April 14th, 2008