If you are looking for a good Desktop OS, Ununtu Linux might be the way to go. Currently I’m dual-booting Linspire and Windows, but will be trying out the Ununtu LiveCD once my DVD drive is repaired. Here’s a couple of interesting pieces I’ve come across recently related to Ubuntu: Review on ZDNet UK, as […]
The Truth About Bird Flu
According to the BBC, the H5N1 virus has arrived in Croatia. Which means it is knocking on Slovenia’s door. Of course, viruses know no borders and this is no exception. But is this strain of the virus, and other ones such as SARS, natural in origin or man-made? Did it jump accidentally, escaping from a […]
Blogging From Your Sickbed
[via Martha O’ Connor] The title refers to folks with sickness and diseases blogging about their condition, rather than a guy with a broken leg sitting up in the hospital bed with a laptop (which I would probably do if I was stuck in hospital – I somehow doubt most hospitals are getting high speed […]
Cure for Diabetes?
Read this interesting story in the Washington Times [via Slashdot], about a woman in Japan who is apparently cured of diabetes. She had an operation to transplant the cells that produce insulin in the pancreas. However, to say that this is the first of its kind is a bit misleading. After looking around, it appears […]