Archive For May, 2007

2 articles

What’s in a Kernel?

Recently my cohorts Paul Parkinson and Doug Gaff have been making a bit of noise about changes in the software industry - evolution of software, and specialized software for military and commercial avionics,and other applications that have strict time and security requirements.  Aside from requiring strict adherence to standards, critical systems software - especially medical or flight related - have…

Hi Mom, I’m home from Mars.

Scientists find evidence of ice on Mars. Not just "ice".  We all know there's ice on Mars, seasonal ice caps and all.Ice.  "Enough to create oceans" should it ever melt.   And not just in one concentrated spot. This is pretty incredible news.  This isn't a prediction, but keep in mind, everywhere we've found water on "our" planet, we've found something…