Sunday, March 28, 2010

85% of research computing can be done using cloud <-resistance from HPC users
US has twice aircraft carriers of rest of world combined. Graphic showing relative flight deck capacity. military

Saturday, March 27, 2010

United/UA any Premier ok to enroll in HKG Frequent Visitor's e-Channel travel

Friday, March 26, 2010

Is the quantity of patents a metric of innovation?
Caching 404s [hit by spiders] Saved The Onion 66% on Server Time scalability
HDMI 1.3a Category 2 cables color coded shop
Marine platoons in distributed operations in Afghanistan have as much communications gear as a battalion military
New Art and Digital Media from Iran - 3/30-4/10, 2010 - Berkeley
Is optimal DNS TTL 1/2 expected Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)? [Wikipedia outage]
White House & Congress can’t seem to contemplate making biggest banks smaller or even limiting their size financial

Thursday, March 25, 2010

New bathymetric data along the Southern California Coast pushed to Google Earth & Maps scuba
Some airline frequent flyers eligible for Hong Kong eChannel immigration clearance travel
Heavy dust in the air anywhere near the river from construction in downtown Vientiane Laos travel
Evan Osnos: Life Without Google - The New Yorker "like an addled Goliath" China googlecn
Visualization: age, debt, credit score by email provider SuspectButInteresting
Google will provide censored search results to China contractual partners, but won't renew

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Angkor Temples Mapped

For fans of the more obscure Angkor era temples, a lot are mapped starting around here, , with a lot of panning the map around.

The locations are generally taken from Ancient Angkor by Freeman and Jacques, Asia Books, Bangkok 1999.   You more or less have to know the names to find them with search.  The comprehensive on line listings of the names with geo-locations seems to have disappeared
but here is a site with a lot of photos with locations.