Here are some links that have interested me this week.
The Copiale Cipher from the 18th century was finally cracked. Even I think it’s a mazing to crack a code mystical code that was written in German from 300 years ago. Turns out it wasn’t the formula to turn lead into gold, just a cults who had a fancy for eyes.
Another reason to be dubious about using Adobe Flash on your system.
Nature Valley is doing a Google “Street View” type of project for the national parks hiking trails.
The Google TV by Logitech is shipping with 3.1 of Android including the Android Marketplace, I am now waiting for the upgrade on the one I bought last month.
I didn’t know there was another Mars Rover going up.
If you have never watched Triumph of The Nerds, a PBS documentary from the mid-90’s you are really missing something. Its one of those “You don’t have to know technology to enjoy” type of programs. It has interviews by EVERYONE in the industry. It really is a good watch. Robert X. Cringely actually found the full hour long interview with Steve Jobs which hopefully will be published soon.
…and lastly, Amazon will be using HTML5 for the backbone for the publishing system to all the new devices.