FiveThirtyEight.com is predicting Obama to win with 94.9% chance. 359.8 electoral vote against McCain’s 178.2.
hilarious! Microsoft IPod
Free Internet during Olympics! … only for reporters…
Hu stands by Games pledges, web curbs lifted
San Francisco is preparing to undertake the nation’s most ambitious trial of a wireless sensor network that will announce which parking spaces are free at any moment.
Drivers will be alerted to empty parking places either by displays on street signs, or by looking at maps on screens of their smartphones. They may even be able to pay for parking by cellphone, and add to the parking meter from their phones without returning to the car.
This reads like a novel, specifically, this reads like Ian McEwan’s Atonement, the Chinese version. It means, you have to read to the very end.
From: EastSouthWestNorth: The Weng’an Mass Incident.
Cool site! Perfect timing for me i guess. 🙂 How to Clean Stuff
Hilarious!!An Engineer’s Guide to Cats, from YouTube.
Have to admit I have a weakness for any newly proposed high-rises for San Francisco!Transbay plan would sprout new S.F. skyline
Another great piece of reporting by Peter Hessler: The Road Ahead, via National Geographic, China issue. April 2008.
good stuff: 15 pieces of wisdom from Steve Jobs
The most interesting review of Ang Lee’s “Lust, Caution” I’ve seen to date: The Most Misread Person of 2007
Finally! From NYT: Web Access and E-Mail on Flights
Hilarious! Don’t miss the comments at the end of the article! 🙂 Republicans Report Much Better Mental Health Than Others
From Scientific America: Sex, Math and Scientific Achievement
Why do men dominate the fields of science, engineering and mathematics?
The assessment of American’s economy from the Economist. Sounds like a psychic reading: it looks like a recession is coming, but wait, maybe there won’t be one. hmmm… tricky. America’s Economy: Getting Worried Downtown
iPhone might not show up in china market (officially) anytime soon because “sharing revenue is not the Chinese way.” Reuters: China unlikely to see iPhone soon.
Found the eight part video on youtube: Fantastic Planet Part 1 (english)
I’m in love with this little chocolate shop on Fillmore: Bittersweet, the Chocolate cafe
best article on the subject so far:Greenback Blues
Got this from Alice: Bear Rescue. Alice said “The moral of the story is, when you are in danger and there is nothing you can do, go to sleep.”
Here is a new role that Microsoft starts to dress itself into: A Victim?! NYT: Behind the blockage of Google’s acquisition of DoubleClick
This is SO COOOOOOL! NYT: A Cellphone without Borders
Using this to calculate how much i’m running each day. 🙂 Google Map Pedometer