Internet Overtakes Print In News Consumption Among Americans

National and local TV stations still dominate but Internet overtakes print in news consumption among Americans. http://ow.ly/1ckPa

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Personal Computer Museum Historic Tweet Using VIC-20 Computer

This video shot by Phil Scott shows the historic first tweet from a Commodore VIC-20 on Twitter made on February 20, 2010 at the Personal Computer Museum in Brantford, Ontario. The video also features an interview with Syd Bolton, curator and Richard Beales can be seen sending out the Tweet.

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Social Media Olympic Coverage Results Are In: “Winter Olympics On NBC Has Been Painful To Watch.”

Results from 20,000 Tweets and 5,700 blog posts show coverage of the Winter Olympics on NBC has been painful to watch. http://ow.ly/16GoyC

Networks Want More For What Used To Be Free……

Even though analog NTSC worked fine on mobile devices, networks want broadcasters to pay extra for ATSC Mobile content. http://ow.ly/1cad3

Calls to close Nuclear Plant when license expires in 2012 supported by a 26-4 vote in the Vermont Senate

Nuclear power opponents converge in Brattleboro, Vermont, for a rally calling for Vermont Yankee to stop operating immediately until the source of radioactive tritium leaking from the plant is found. Photo: Susan Keese

Unless leaks of radioactive tritium stopped, Vermont Senate votes to close Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. http://ow.ly/1ca39

One Second Linux Boot Time!

Is it possible to achieve a ‘less than one second’ Linux boot time? It appears so on an OMAP3530 EVM development board. The video below demonstrates Linux booting and then starting an application which captures video from an NTSC video camera and renders it to the LCD display.It appears to start in less than half a second (0.464 seconds) demonstrating just how quickly Linux can get to a state of functionality in a very short amount of time!

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MONOCHRON – Ultra Hackable Monochome Clock Kit

This clock kit called MONOCHRON! It was made to be ultra-hackable. It has a separate battery-backed RTC and the enclosure is designed so you cab program the clock once its assembled.

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