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February 22, 2008

LOTD for February 22

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 6:31 pm

FEMA is in charge of recovering the debris from the shot-down satellite:
http://ph33r.org/updates/2008/2/19/us-193-space-object-rentry-state-leadership-briefing.html

3 square miles of desert outside of Phoenix will be turned into the world’s largest solar power plant (280 MW). It is interesting to me how they are using the HEAT instead of sunlight to generate energy…I can attest that the Phoenix area can get hot!
http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/provider/providerarticle.aspx?feed=AP&date=20080221&id=8228289

Australian researchers came up with a way to get cleaner water via nanotechnology:
http://hsdailywire.com/single.php?id=5597

Google and the nonprofit Cleveland Clinic partner to try to give patients more access and control over their medical records:
http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB120356207523882041.html

Sprint will make its WiMAX an open platform with an SDK and open APIs:
http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/hiner/?p=578

China is going to combine its current 6 telecom companies into 3 large telecom companies:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120361698304583369.html?mod=telecommunications_primary_hs

Drunk driver parked at a police station and walked into the lobby!
http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSN2139418520080222?feedType=RSS&feedName=oddlyEnoughNews

I can’t believe that a worker at the Honolulu Zoo left both doors open in the Tiger enclosure and then went somewhere else…they Tiger just walked out and was free for 10 minutes!
http://starbulletin.com/2008/02/22/news/story02.html

Debate over whether or not cell phones/smartphones should come with a warning label (like those on cigarettes) because they can be addictive:
http://www.newscientist.com/blog/technology/2008/02/warning-this-technology-may-prove.html

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