Thursday, June 25, 2009


RIP Farrah Fawcett. The actress died Thursday morning of cancer. Sources: CNN, NYT, SF Gate, BBC,

RIP Michael Jackson. The singer died Thursday afternoon following a heart attack. Sources: Yahoo,, Mercury news

Happy 35th birthday to the barcode. It seems like so much of my work revolves around barcodes that they should be older.

BBC has a slideshow of new Cassini Saturn images with audio. They also have an article on a new fossil discovery that shows some of the evolution of dinosaur hands into bird wings.

SF Gate has an interview with Steve Kloves (Harry Potter screenwriter) about Half-Blood Prince.

What's Alan Watching has an interview with Russell Davies about Torchwood and Doctor Who.

CBS announced fall premiere dates, ranging from 9/17 to 10/4.

SF Gate has an interview with Lewis Black, since he will be performing in SF this weekend for a benefit.

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing has an interesting post about e-book pricing.

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