Monthly Archives: December 2007

Open-up Creative Thinking

In an article called “Innovative Minds Don’t Think Alike” Janet Rae-Dupree reviews some interesting approaches to breaking the creative log-jam.  Good stuff.  Zero-gravity thinkers.  Nice.

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iPhone Firmware 1.1.3 100% Confirmed, Breaks Unlock Apps

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Gizmodo confirms that the iPhone Firmware 1.1.3 is 100% real after talking gathering solid evidence. The update installs without any problem in iTunes, which requires Apple’s private encryption key to work. The previously published features are real as well. The update patches previous hacking methods, breaks unlock and third-party apps.

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List of confirmed iPhone 1.1.3 firmware features

Here is a list, with images, of confirmed iPhone 1.1.3 firmware feature additions and updates!

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2001 to Timecop: 8 Movie Futures Already Proven Wrong

In a few days it will be 2008, seven years past the date Stanley Kubrick promised we would be fighting killer robots in space. A look at the accuracy of eight movie futures that have already passed us by.

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Beautiful Photo of the Winter Solstice

This is pretty cool. Here is a link to the explanation page.  Although technically the winter solstice only lasts a moment, this photo shows the entire 24 hour period that occurs either during the shortest day or longest night of the year.

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Dramatic Advance in Solar Energy

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A Silicon Valley start-up called Nanosolar just shipped its first solar panels — priced at $1 a watt. That’s the price at which solar energy gets cheaper than coal and alternative energy gets really interesting.

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Yngwie Malmsteen Acoustic Guitar Solo

OK, I should just quit my guitar lessons now. Yikes this guy has fast fingers!

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