Hawk's Nest

Friday, February 27, 2004

Things Microsoft could do with $52.8 billion - Feb. 26, 2004

What would you buy with this moola? An antivirus company, perhaps??!!

Thursday, February 26, 2004

Jilted Generation Movies Timeline

Ever felt the need to watch Scifi movies chronologically? Here's some help.


Sunday comics for the mechanical.

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Zoo Tycoon, Dinosaur Digs, and Marine Mania :: from Blue Fang and Microsoft

I played some last weekend. If you haven't owned your own zoo, you should give it a shot. I like the Marine version especially.

Yahoo v. Google

As Yahoo drops Google as its search engine, algorithms are important. Here's a window into a first round. And more war is coming.

Microsoft Campus Tour

Take an unofficial tour of place I'd love to visit.

Newsday.com: Hawk Feeds on Pigeons at Ohio Home Depot

"The Pirate'' sent me this...but please, this is not my relative; I hate the taste of feathers and the ambience of hardware stores.

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

What does your phone number spell?

Want a good way to remember a phone number by spelling it out? This site gives you the possibilities.

Friday, February 20, 2004

Soople; easy search in Google

This is a straight-forward way of getting access to Google's advanced features. Give is a try.

Sunday, February 15, 2004

Chocolate Obsession Leads to Physics Discovery

We all knew M&M's were special.

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Nissan Uses Device to Stop Hail

No need to worry about hail...just use our sonic cannon!

Presenting at the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry Conference...

Based on this abstract, there should be some great presentations.

Sunday, February 08, 2004


Need a sound for a project or an effect for a video? Look no further than this specialized search engine.

The Gender Genie

Can a piece of code figure out if a male or female wrote some text? It failed on my first try but it's supposed to be 80% accurate.

Friday, February 06, 2004

Wi-Fi to Your Car

I love it when I talk about an idea and then see others implementing it. This is one of those. I can't wait to get one.

USATODAY.com - For Google, many retailers eagerly jump through hoops

Google can make you successful if you're a small business. How many people are taking advantage of these opportunities?

Thursday, February 05, 2004

The Future of E-Mail

I was just discussing the future with some people today. Seems Brian Livingston sees a place for RSS. Maybe even cutting down on the spam.

Wednesday, February 04, 2004

Extremist Linux Advocates Hurt Their Cause

Radical extremists hurt all causes. Their approaches which try to hurt people will ultimately hurt only themselves.

Where Does Apple Go from Here?
...if you invested a dollar in Apple in 1992, it would be worth $.79 today. The S&P 500 over that same time would be worth about $2.75, or more than three times your Apple investment.
Very interesting article. The "i" in Apple products stand for "image" which is what it's all about with Apple.

3D Reconstruction of Mars

Cool stuff from Microsoft Research.

Pickled dragon mystery

Pop the jar open and check it out. If it turns out to be real...hmm

Tuesday, February 03, 2004

Microsoft Education - Security Posters

Poster reminders from MS to protect your stuff!

Nit-Pickers Guide to The Lord of the Rings

Does the movie ring true? Not for this guy who has way too much time on his hands.