Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web.
Beating Watson in one round definitely sets the Machines back a few weeks in their plans to be our Sovereign Dictators. Rush Holt’s credit cards will be frozen. He will be chased in the street by one of those Google no-driver black vans. And the Evil Computer Army will take him apart tendon by tendon to see what gives him the gall to stand against them.
But for now, I want to get to a really simple part of the air traffic control world. It’s the part I always want you to think about first, whenever air traffic control comes up as a topic. Especially when someone tries to convince you–the taxpayer–that we need to buy a new, expensive piece of equipment. Hold this thought in your mind and I’ll continue explaining (after the jump). It’s the runways. It’s always the runways.
- The slick Fizz project displays your Twitter and Facebook streams as if you were looking through a microscope. It divvies up your friends’ breakfast updates, cat pics and news links in live-updating cellular clusters. [From: Fizz]
- Amateur astronomer Rob Bullen snapped a great shot of space shuttle Discovery docking with the ISS. [From: Discover Magazine]
- Evernote, the popular note-taking and data hoarding service, pushed out a completely redesigned iPhone app today. Grab the free update from the App Store. [From: Evernote]