15 Feb 2012, Wed (4)

The tessellation book recommends mulberry paper, which apparently is very tough and holds a crease well. Today I put on two coats of clear acrylic as a final finish (Figure 1). They came out pretty well. Which explains why it did not turn out very good. After that, smooth accurate cuts proved impossible (or at least very unlikely-see Figure 3). I have always wanted to build a foam cutter , and that is what it would take to cut a foam plastic sponge into cubes.

Figure 5. The notebook compares well with a real Moleskine. Even though we continue to ‘invest’ in Word by buying more recent versions, we no longer consider this as a way of sustaining the competitive advantage, but rather as another cost of doing business. A unique angle on the Dunk and its relations appears in the 2012 book The Dawn of the Deed : The Prehistoric Origins of Sex, by John A. Long.sci tech

Dias believes that designing technological products specifically tailored to the needs of poor communities is no mean feat. The massive adoption of Google and its competitors as the universal homepages, or starting points, in every Web experience indeed has significant implications.sci tech

Landlubbers, even relatively well-read ones like myself, then to think of one patch of an ocean as pretty much like another and an island as a big rock that merely supports some terrestrial and coastal species. The Galaxy Note, Samsung’s attempt at a one-size-fits-all cross between a tablet and a smartphone goes on sale today in Canada.sci tech

I recently became a feature writer at for the science/tech books section. We are bound to see the deeper impact of the Android and the iPhone this year. And the biggest advertising company in the world today is none other than Google itself. The proven efficiency of the PageRank in getting relevant results engendered a new habit of mind—the perception that if it does not show on Google’s result pages it probably does not exist.” This of course is far from true.