technology

Japan’s Post-Quake Nuclear Energy Troubles Explained

The Economist presents a thorough primer on what’s going on at Japan’s failed nuclear energy facilities–the science, technology, obstacles, crises, and solutions are all explained well. A good read if you want a high-level overview of the terrible situation there. >> Link: The post-earthquake nuclear crisis: The Japan syndrome | The Economist

“Better”

A quick read that makes you think about how you interact online, offline, and everywhere. What worries me are the consequences of a diet comprised mostly of fake-connectedness, makebelieve insight, and unedited first drafts of everything. Read more >> Better – Merlin Mann

Talk about a “Power Dinner”…

President Obama dines with Silicon Valley leaders including Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Oracle chief Larry Ellison, and a bunch of others.

Google Global Science Fair 2011

I just learned that Google is hosting a world-wide science fair this year. Thought about entering, but you have to be under 18 to submit. Looks cool though! And makes me wonder…how many things can Google do?! >> Link: Google Global Science Fair 2011