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Diaspora

Diaspora, can it overpower facebook?
I recently ran across some information about a program called Diaspora. It touts itself to be to Facebook what Kazaa was to Napster. In other words, instead of all your Facebook p… http://hstuff.net/blog/diaspora/

A Curious new Rover

A Curious new rover takes off, headed for the red planet
I wrote an article about the new martian rover and it was accepted for publication on ksl.com http://hstuff.net/blog/curious-new-rover/

Curious Update

Update to the Curious Rover
This morning aboard an Atlas V rocket, the Curious rover successfully launched and is now on its way to Mars. It will take nearly 9 months to get there. It was a great day for man… http://hstuff.net/blog/curiousupdate/

Another New Tax

New tax on rubber and tires. Yet another new tax
I had a flat tire yesterday. Normally flat tires are not good but this was good on several accounts. 1. I needed 2 new tires anyway and it was one of those that was flat. 2. A ne… http://hstuff.net/blog/another-new-tax/

Silicon pyranometers are the best choice

Silicon-based pyranometers are better for use monitoring solar panel output than blackbody-type pyranometers. Price is one significant reason but more importantly is that the response of the silicon-cell pyranometer closely matches that of a solar panel s…
I am excited that I just got to do my first post on Apogee's blog. You should read some of the posts. I wrote about why our silicon-based pyranometers are better for use monitori… http://hstuff.net/blog/silicon-pyranometers-are-best-choice/

Fall of a titan

I do not like Skype; I never have and never will. I was introduced to Skype some years ago (early 2005) by a friend who insisted that it was pronounced like "skippy". I tried unsuccessfully to convince him otherwise. I thought it was interesting technolo…
I do not like Skype; I never have and never will. I was introduced to Skype some years ago (early 2005) by a friend who insisted that it was pronounced like "skippy". I tried u… http://hstuff.net/blog/fall-of-a-titan/

Sad certainty

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." On this day, the deadline for when taxes are normally due, we are deeply saddened.
"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." On this day, the deadline for when taxes are normally due, we are deeply saddened. http://hstuff.net/blog/sad-certainty/

lost and found

I had a very long day last friday, very long. I started the morning in Memphis, TN. I was going to meet my family at the airport and drive around to see a few friends. My wife dropped me off while I visited. While I was visiting she and the kids went all …
I had a very long day last friday, very long. I started the morning in Memphis, TN. I was going to meet my family at the airport and drive around to see a few friends. My wife dro… http://hstuff.net/blog/lost-and-found/

Today's geocentric theory heretics

I read an article in a scholarly newspaper today and I am rather disgusted with the author. In attempting to explain "global warming denyers", he has attempted to portray those who question science as heretics ready to be burned at the stake, or at least…
I read an article in a scholarly newspaper today and I am rather disgusted with the author. In attempting to explain "global warming denyers", he has attempted to portray those who… http://hstuff.net/blog/todays-geocentric-theory-heretics/

Justice Scalia

I just tried to attend a public discourse by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. I arrived 45 minutes early and was turned away saying that there was limited seating and they were all full. I am wondering if all the seats we not reserved before even bei…
I just tried to attend a public discourse by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. I arrived 45 minutes early and was turned away saying that there was limited seating and they we… http://hstuff.net/blog/justice-scalia/

I am a Christian

I am a Christian through and through . He was born of Mary (Isaiah 7:14; 9:6, Matthew 1:23). He was baptized of John (Matthew 3:13) and received the Holy Ghost (Matthew 3:16-17). He lived a perfect life and took upon himself the price that we ourselves co…
I am a Christian through and through . He was born of Mary (Isaiah 7:14; 9:6, Matthew 1:23). He was baptized of John (Matthew 3:13) and received the Holy Ghost (Matthew 3:16-17). … http://hstuff.net/blog/i-am-a-christian/

Independence Day 2010

On the day that we celelbrate our freedom and independence from British control, we happened to be in eastern Utah and made a dash for the wasatch front (aka Provo-SLC-Ogden). About 5 miles east of Duchesne we had a blow out. IT was a back tire so no loss…
On the day that we celelbrate our freedom and independence from British control, we happened to be in eastern Utah and made a dash for the wasatch front (aka Provo-SLC-Ogden). Abo… http://hstuff.net/blog/independence-day-2010/

Luke

For about the last 15 years our church here has put on a pageant of sorts. It is a series of scenes walking you through the Easter story. The different scenes are in sequential rooms so that sets do not have to be changed. There is a scene with the apo…
For about the last 15 years our church here has put on a pageant of sorts. It is a series of scenes walking you through the Easter story. The different scenes are in sequential … http://hstuff.net/blog/luke/

Voting

Who gets to cast a ballot? How do we determine if it is legit?Polling stations and ballot laws were designed to be in local communities where people knew each other. there was no need for showing IDs. They knew what you did and who you were. Now, if yo…
Who gets to cast a ballot? How do we determine if it is legit? Polling stations and ballot laws were designed to be in local communities where people knew each other. there was… http://hstuff.net/blog/voting/

The thought that counts

When I was a young man, graduating from high school, the other members of my graduating class voted that I would be the most likely, of all of us, to win the Nobel prize (they did not specify which of the prizes I was to win). I even received a mock ch…
When I was a young man, graduating from high school, the other members of my graduating class voted that I would be the most likely, of all of us, to win the Nobel prize (they d… http://hstuff.net/blog/the-thought-that-counts/

Diplomacy and Sanctions

Holding diplomatic with anyone seems to be the talk of this year. I have heard some people argue for talks with Iran by stating that after WWII we talked with Japan and Germany who each had done horrible things. Yes, Japan and Germany did a lot of bad …
Holding diplomatic with anyone seems to be the talk of this year. I have heard some people argue for talks with Iran by stating that after WWII we talked with Japan and Germany … http://hstuff.net/blog/diplomacy-and-sanctions/

Debt is the weight on our backs

I have learned some hard lessons in my life. As a younger man I tried to start a business of my own. I had no knowledge of business, managing books/money, of leadership nor did I have a real goal. I borrowed money to start this venture and I soon found…
I have learned some hard lessons in my life. As a younger man I tried to start a business of my own. I had no knowledge of business, managing books/money, of leadership nor did … http://hstuff.net/blog/debt-is-the-weight-on-our-backs/