Saturday, June 27, 2009

A TV can insult your intelligence...

Proof that all the good ideas are taken. Who knew that breaking the sound barrier would look so cool? SAIC provides these videos of ships breaking other kinds of waves. The Iceland Museum of... well, you'll see. It's rather subjective, but here's a list of the 100 funniest one-liners on the internet. Enter to win BIC's new Triumph Roller pen. Official web site of Entrepreneur magazine. The web site of the book about the 100 best business books of all time. More than you probably wanted to know about the RAE 2822 transonic airfoil. The fine folks at Smalley put CAD models of their steel rings online. Gum Alert is a blog about chewing gum. Exa announced the release of PowerDELTA.

...but nothing rubs it in like a computer.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Believe those who are seeking the truth...

Another cool Ted talk, this time from JoAnn Kuchera-Morin on the Allosphere. Ellerbe Fine Foods is a place I've got to try - and soon. ENGRID is an open-source mesh generation software with CFD applications in mind. Intuit's payroll services. Remember when you could sit comfortably on a Cray? Let's check in on SGI in the wake of their acquisition. Learn about copywriting from Ivan Levison in this 30 minute video of a webinar. PHPR has been helping folks with their public relations needs for over 30 years. CastNet is the modeling and meshing environment from DHCAE Tools. The 5th OpenFOAM Workshop will take place June 21-24, 2010, at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Shotgun special on social media tools:

YASE (yet another search engine): LeapFish. YAPS (yet another PDF software): Bluebeam PDF Revu. Let's try Willy's Salsa and wash it down with some Brain Toniq. This might be interesting: Journal of Mathematics and the Arts. More tool mojo: Craftsman's Auto Hammer. Hanley Innovation ships Stallion 3D for CFD. VSG and their Avizo software are now independent of Mercury Computer Systems. Smashing Magazine gives us another 50 icon sets. If you prefer your icons small, here are all you'll ever need. The world's finest compact flashlights can be found at SureFire. Aggies in Space! Amplicode in Birmingham does grid generation, among other things. Catalpa Research seems to be up to Tiger III. 101 common sense rules for leaders. Calling these 10 CSS hacks "astonishing" might be pushing it. Here's over 45 CSS layouts. The Clemson University Computational Center for Mobility Systems (CU-CCMS) offers unique capabilities in engineering simulation to clients engaged in research, design, development and optimization. Do the phrases "corporate event" and "bumper cars" belong in the same sentence? Amazing Jake's thinks so. Far out frankfurters (the spaghetti dogs scare the crap out of me). ACRi is a CFD company. Lard.

...Doubt those who find it.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

My music is a white light...

I supposed you can't have a holiday anymore unless it has its own iPhone app like National Fist Bump Day. Who hasn't run the ONERA M6 wing? Elmer is an open source multiphysical simulation software developed by CSC in Finland. IDAC is a CAE consultancy in Ireland and STI is one in New York. Watch this video of a webinar on Optimal Solutions' Back2CAD. What's new in Geomagic Studio 11. Marketing resources from Marketing Profs for Microsoft partners. Fort Worth, Texas has a magazine and it only took about two years to get a subscription. Mmmm, steaks. JR's Steakhouse. Hold your next event at Artspace111. Mmmm, fish. Daddy Jack's. Mmmm, Mediterranean. The Vault. Angelo's BBQ. Babe's. Grace. Eddie V's.

For $229 Livescribe's SmartPen should do the writing for me. Techway Services will help you dispose of your old computers. PDF software: Foxit, PDF Xchange, CoolPDF, and PDF Editor. People don't trust company blogs. (No surprise. Would you trust this one?) Attempt to appear smart: On Nonobtuse Simplicial Partitions. Jeeves and Wooster. Sweet, funky Jesus. What is William Rood up to? I guess was already taken; here's Microsoft's new search engine, Bing. (For the record, I'll also link to Google and Cuil.) To be honest, these beards really aren't all that fantastic. Blog at PsychCentral.

If you're not watching the talks at Ted, start now with this one by Hans Rosling or this one by Blaise Aguera y Arcas. If you're upgrading your audio system, consider PSB Speakers. If you use Fluent, you can now get CHEMKIN-CFD for free. Hear the remixes of Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson's Inusurgentes album. Read all about color psychology in logo design. How to rewite the commandments. A study of archetypical album covers. Making stripes used to be such a pain; not anymore with Stripe Generator. At last, someone has quantified hymenoptera stings. I can see my boys eating this.

Learn how to program the old school way with this CARDIAC simulator. If you use Fluent, you can morph and optimize your geometry using RBF Morph. Add sound to your fluids simulations (watch and hear the movies). What's new in HyperWorks 10. What is the Petoskey Stone? What's more amazing? That there are now over 1 million words in the English language or that "Web 2.0" is a word? A Venn diagram showing how to be happy in business. It's so easy to be bad that a magazine dedicated to The Worst seems unecessary. Cupping your hand behind your ear can increase volume by 12 dB and other interesting facts from the Hearing Aid Museum. A "lame" blog about Cleveland.

Hope you didn't forget to celebrate National Doughnut Day. Awesome video of the lunar surface taken by a Japanese spacecraft. Never again buy a squirrel off the rack; Rick's Custom Squirrels. Once you get BuckyBalls, you won't be able to keep your hands off 'em. Discover everything about a word with Wordnik. You are in a maze of twisty passages, all alike. Maps of tunnel networks.

Read a little about minimalist, contemporary Estonian composer, Avro Part. Pitotech will distribute Tecplot's software in Taiwan. Chuck Redux is a blog about legendary animator, director, and producer Chuck Jones. Finally proof that B-movie monsters can't possibly exist. Learn how to automate CFD post-processing in this webinar from Intelligent Light. Betelgeuse is shrinking. Did you attend the Better Software Conference? SAMTECH has themselves a new web site. Will you attend the Huntsville Simulation Conference? I suppose the Twitpocalypse was inevitable. The largest bankruptcies in history. 50 scientifically proven ways to be more persuassive.

10 crazy collections. This explains all those Asian poses. It seems obvious now that you'd keep your goats in a tower. Peregrine InSight Group offers help for entrepreneurs. VersionOne offers agile project management tools.

...and the listener's spirit is the prism. -- Avro Part (paraphrased)