Here’s your linkfood for tonight. I found an online file system service called rsync.net. It’s probably most commonly used for backups, but it could work for a lot more things. I’m considering signing up, simply because it’s so flexible. It’s quite a bit more expensive per GB of data stored than Amazon S3, but they support lots of cool applications for accessing the files.
Most of my friends in the blogosphere have been participating today in a
meme that invites you to learn what your band name and debut album would be. (link defunct) I blame Amy for infecting me. 🙂
I have to admit that I spun the wheel again on mine, because the first one was just too random to even be amusing. My second try came up with:
Tonight I watched one of the random Nova episodes that TiVo catches for me from time to time. This one was titled “The Ghost Particle”.
Wow. Tonight is just a treasure trove of car-related stuff for me to point and laugh at. 🙂
I’ve heard of stuff like this before, but I’ve never actually seen plans. Behold: “PRELIMINARY PLANS TO RUN YOUR CAR ON TAP WATER!” (emphasis most definitely not mine). edit 17 March 2021: I replaced the original link with an archive.org version.
Of course, we all remember how easy it is to show that this won’t work, right?
…and you might find a link to this CNN story. (archived copy on archive.org)