Links for September 1st

British plan to tackle asteroids A team of British scientists are developing plans for a spacecraft that could stop large asteroids from destroying the Earth. The 10 tonne “gravity tractor” would deflect any orbiting rocks years before any potential collision could happen. The device, which would rely on the force of gravity, is being developed…… Continue reading Links for September 1st

Running Solaris in Leopard

I have a bit of a thing for operating systems. I know that such interests are considered to be somewhere beyond “Geek” but I just can’t help myself. I’ve enjoyed working with a wide variety of OSs as part of my job (HP-UX, Solaris, Windows, Linux) and I’ve also played around with various flavours of…… Continue reading Running Solaris in Leopard