Archive for October 29th, 2013

October 29th, 2013 - 4:19 am § in The Ave Scene

BALMER BLUES: Chromecast: Another Missed Opportunity for Microsoft

Remember Web TV? Why can’t Microsoft market? The company has placed its toes into the TV market at least since¬† it s purchase of Web TV in 1996.¬† This history is a long one … with promises, showy purchases, set top boxes, creation of MSNBC, and claims the X Box would dominate the livin[...]

October 29th, 2013 - 4:14 am § in Science, The Ave Scene

GMOs for safety

About 2/3rds of the way through this video on high tech safety, watch how UW scientists, working with colleagues at U Colorado show how bacteria can add new genes to plants! These genes are designed to detect bombs at the airports![...]