Posts filed under “Weekend”

By the Numbers: Gulf of Mexico Energy

via the NYT

Category: Energy, Weekend

Peter Gabriel May 02, 2010 at Radio City Music Hall

> I saw Peter Gabriel last night for his New Blood Tour, accompanied by a 57 piece orchestra. Very unusual, and quite rewarding for Gabriel fans. (I’ll add few photos when I get a chance). Here’s the set list: First Set 1. Heroes (David Bowie) 2. The Boy in the Bubble (Paul Simon) 3. Mirrorball…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Jon Stewart vs Fox News

This has gone totally viral, even causing a NYT article on Stewart vs Fox: “Jon Stewart’s Punching Bag, Fox News. > Jon apologizes for criticizing Bernie Goldberg and Fox News, but it’s only because they’re a terrible, cynical, disingenuous news organization. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Bernie Goldberg…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television, Weekend

BMW Concept Gran Coupé

This is a very handsome looking car: Somewhere between the 5 and 7 series is this new 4 door low silouette coupe like Bimmer was introduced in Beijing. It looks to be a 4 door sedan version of the 6 series coupe (or possibly to be called the 8 series). This new BMW 4-door coupé…Read More

Category: Weekend

Deepwater Horizon

The attachment is a detailed description along with some incredible photographs of the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform that caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Mexico this week. The Deepwater Horizon was cutting edge technology and the disaster which claimed her is going to have extremely profound ecological and economic implications. I found…Read More

Category: Energy, Weekend

Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of everything

Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, talks about his quest to make all knowledge computational — able to be searched, processed and manipulated. His new search engine, Wolfram Alpha, has no lesser goal than to model and explain the physics underlying the universe.

Category: Web/Tech, Weekend

DJMT Exclusive: Blankfein’s Testimony

DJMT has the exclusive inside testimony of Llyod Blankfein: “The issue here is not whether we broke a few rules, or took a few liberties with our in-the-dark counterparties; we did. “But you can’t hold a whole bank responsible for the behavior of a few sick, perverted individuals. For if you do, then shouldn’t we…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

European AirTraffic Rebooted

Air traffic has returned to normal levels in northern Europe. This visualization shows what that looks like: > Airspace Rebooted from ItoWorld on Vimeo. via Flowing Data

Category: Travel, Weekend

Somali Pirates Say They Are Subsidiary of Goldman Sachs

Could Make Prosecution Difficult, Experts Say NORFOLK, VIRGINIA – (The Borowitz Report) Eleven indicted Somali pirates dropped a bombshell in a U.S. court today, revealing that their entire piracy operation is a subsidiary of banking giant Goldman Sachs. There was an audible gasp in the courtroom when the leader of the pirates announced, “We are…Read More

Category: Humor, Legal, Weekend

Transparent Nissan 370Z

Pretty cool stuff: Source: Transparent Nissan 370Z is the star in this sweet engine oil ad Devin Coldewey Crunchgear, April 23, 2010 http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/04/23/transparent-nissan-370z-is-the-star-in-this-sweet-engine-oil-ad/

Category: Weekend