Lego Mindstorms NXT

For those of you who love LEGO you just might want to check out the new LEGO Mindstorms kit. With a price tag of $249.99 USD it is not a cheap toy but anyone who has every owned any of the Mindstorms sets knows it is worth every penny.

O’Reilly Thinks They Own Netizens

As you can see from this US Patent Office request. O’Reilly actually tried to patent the word ‘netizens’ back in 1994. Not sure exactly how they planned on claiming ownership but that isn’t what patents are all about (oh, wait. Yes it is).

Increase Safari Page Load Speed

Apparently, in order to render obsolete flashing pages that can occurs when a webpage loads, (due to the client getting data from any number of sources; the stylesheet, various data sources, etc) web browsers are programmed with a little delay. The delay is, appropriately, conservative. But by adjusting a variable Read more…