I don't know why I waited this long to start folding at home but I downloaded a client for both my PC and Mac to help Stanford fold polypeptides. Just doing my part to try and help cure diseases. If you haven't checked it out yet, please do and start folding at home!Update: Holy hell.… Continue reading Folding@Home
A judge has ruled to allow Viacom to access YouTube's information about what user names and their IP addresses has view and uploaded what videos. This is a very scary thought. They will now have access to millions of people's private information because a few people uploaded illegal clips of their shows. This is another… Continue reading YouTube Privacy = Nonexistent
Editor's note: The previous quarter was tough. It was the first quarter in which I took classes that actually required me to do reporting. I had to interview several people multiple times and on my own time. My instructors gave me limited help with my writing and no help with finding subjects. I stretched my… Continue reading Hope in the worst possible time to try and become a journalist
I have never been a fan of keyboard covers but they are one of the best selling MacBook and MacBook Pro accessories at the UCI Computerstore. We just got in a new keyboard cover from a company called KB Covers and I thought I would take one for a spin and see if KB Covers… Continue reading Quick Review: KB Covers
Is the earthquake in China going to be China's Katrina? New Orleans is still in shambles three years after Hurricane Katrina passed. How is it possible that the wealthiest country in the world cannot repair one of it's numerous cities in shambles three years after the destruction occurred? From what I observed, people have forgotten… Continue reading China’s Katrina
This is what happens when everyone goes home for the Memorial Day Weekend ---------->Free reign on the bandwidth!!! So the actual line they get to the building is pretty decent. It's just the fact that it's not meant to accommodate the ENTIRE apartment building with over a hundred students connected to it at the same… Continue reading
Last night Anne and I went to watch The Fall at the local indie theater. From the trailer, I could tell it would be a visual masterpiece and I wasn't far off. The entire movie was extremely pretty and there was so many little artistic details throughout the movie that made me really appreciate what… Continue reading The Fall
by Lewis Leong It is 7:30 in the evening, Feb. 25, 1970, when Stephen MacLeod steps out of the Magic Lantern Theater in Isla Vista, Santa Barbra, after watching the film, Fellini Satyricon with a few of his friends. Down the street is a Bank of America. Something catches MacLeod’s eye. There is a group… Continue reading From Picket Lines to Checkout Lines
What a fascinating video. There's so much yet to be learned about the brain. I love how the scientists in the video are like little boys playing around with a new toy.
OK so maybe not the mutant part but black squirrels have been reported as having decended on stray dog in a Russian park and "gutting it," taking away bits of flesh before anyone could intervene. This is disturbing. What's going on in the Russian forests that squirrels can't find food to sustain themselves and have… Continue reading Black Mutant Squirrels Kill Dog
Verbinski to Direct Bioshock FilmWhat did I say? This is going to be an epic movie, if they really do decide to make it. I hope the CG will be done by Industrial Light & Magic because they did such an amazing job with Transformers.
The New York Times reports today that Microsoft will withdraw its $47.5 billion offer for Yahoo! even after increasing the bid $5 billion. All I have to say is stand strong, Yahoo! I love Flickr and I hope you get Yahoo! Live back up as well. Competition is always good, giving us a choice. Though… Continue reading BREAKING: Microsoft Says No To Yahoo