Hawk's Nest

Wednesday, August 25, 2004

What is it like to interview at Microsoft?

It's fun to learn more about how they work at Microsoft. Definitely interesting to watch. Key thoughts: Logic questions are passe' and ask a lot of questions.

Tuesday, August 24, 2004

Use WiFi, Get Arrested??

This is an interesting debate, eloborated here. There are more questions than answers here but lots of food for thought.

Create Your Own Hurricane

National Geographic has a fun little site to learn a little and create your own natural disaster. Mine went through Ohio.

Mashed Taters in LOTR

For your diversion...

NASA DOS Glitch Nearly Killed Mars Rover

This is a great reason to use old operating systems. Maybe if NASA would modernize we'd already be colonizing space.

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Cowboy's Ten Commandments (posted on the wall at Cross Trails Church in Fairlie, TX)

1) Just one God.
2) Honor yer Ma & Pa.
3) No telling tales or gossipin'.
4) Git yourself to Sunday meeting.
5) Put nothin' before God.
6) No foolin' around with another fellow's gal.
7) No killin'.
8) Watch yer mouth.
9) Don't take what ain't yers.
10) Don't be hankerin' for yer buddy's stuff.

Tuesday, August 17, 2004

CNN.com - Rock-throwing kids anger 120,000 bees - Aug 16, 2004

Now that's a lot of honey!

Car Talk Audio Comparisons

The Pirate shares with us this morning the Car Talk guys' comparisons of audio mediums.

Monday, August 16, 2004

iPod vs. The Cassette

The Hawk is back. And let's start with a fun one. I recently became an iRiver owner (more about that later) but I still don't think my mp3 will hold up under this type of scrutiny.

Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Digital Deliverance: From More Than 7,000 Sources, Just a Dozen Account for Most Google News Stories?

Interesting statistics. I wonder the results are for the competitive MSNBC Newsbot?

Bottom Ten List: Worst of the Laptops

We usually see the top ten...what about the bottom ten!

Monday, August 02, 2004

Baby Mystery Animal Caught, Identified

We always like resolved mysteries. Thanks to the Pirate, Ayeee!