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January 23, 2008

LOTD for January 23

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 8:42 pm

High tech mapping is going to add at least 386,000 square miles to the U.S., with the oil, gas, and other resources estimated to be worth about $1.3 trillion!
http://www.wired.com/science/planetearth/magazine/16-02/mf_continentalshelf

Purdue researchers are developing cell phone sensors to detect radiation to prevent nuclear terrorism:
http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2008a/080122FischbachNuclear.html

Verizon is hosting an Open Developers Conference:
http://www.fiercewireless.com/press-releases/verizon-wireless-host-open-development-conference-march-19-20-2008-new-york-city?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal

The iPhone helped Apple reach record profits:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7203961.stm

LTE has been approved by the 3GPP. 326 Mbps downloads by 2010!
http://www.engadget.com/2008/01/23/lte-approved-by-80-of-the-industries-biggest-326mbps-download/

Article about how most Americans are in cell phone jail, stuck with a contract with a cellular provider:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22342054/wid/11915829?gt1=10841

Lockheed and Project Lead The Way partner to help encourage the development of the next generation of Engineers:
http://www.lockheedmartin.com/news/press_releases/2008/0122hq_lead-the-way.html

Nintendo projects that its revenues and profit will double…and an analyst states that they are being conservative and are already on pace to beat their benchmarks:
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6184999.html

Interesting article about famous scientist Tsien Hsue-shen. I can’t believe that a recent congressional report (led by the guy now the chair of the SEC) got so many facts wrong…including claiming that China got technology from Tsien because he worked on the Titan Missile program…even though he was deported to China before the work was done on that program!
http://www.thespacereview.com/article/1035/1

2000 moviegoers were asked what their favorite weapon in a movie was, and the list is fairly predictable:
http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/22/the-battle-of-the-movie-weapons/

Will thick bulletproof glass protect against an RPG? The video shows the test:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/01/video-fix-bulle.html

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