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Entries by Jack Hidary from 05/2009

Live from the Kindle DX Launch

| Posted 05.06.2009 | Media

The DX makes it easy to read 8.5" by 11" docs with a larger screen and includes more memory -- enough for 3,500 books. Is this the paperless revolution that was supposed to come a decade ago?

Opportunity Knocking -- Green Auto Financing

| Posted 05.20.2009 | Green

If the taxpayer will now foot the bill for auto financing then we should get something in return -- cleaner air and lower oil imports.

RES Hangs on Two B's -- Bayh and Brownback

| Posted 05.20.2009 | Green

Senate leaders are dashing around to get one last yes vote for the Renewable Electricity Standard. The RES would be the first nationwide commitment to a minimum of solar, wind and geothermal energy.

Hey Steve! Where's Brooklyn?

| Posted 05.24.2009 | Media

Steve Wolfram's new search engine is powered by a huge database and a supercomputer, but can't find some pretty easy things.

Live from Radio City - Carville vs. Rove - Thrilla in Manila in Midtown

| Posted 05.26.2009 | Politics

The fists were flying tonight at Radio City Music Hall in New York City as James "the Ragin' Cajun" Carville and Karl "I serve as Bush's brain" Rove battled each other in front of a crowd of thousands.

General Ricardo Sanchez Calls for War Crimes Truth Commission - VIDEO UPDATE

| Posted 05.31.2009 | Politics

Last night, General Ricardo Sanchez, the former commander of all coalition forces in Iraq, became the first senior military officer from the Iraqi theater to call for a truth commission.