Archive for September, 2009

JSNES JavaScript NES emulator

Ben Firshman wrote a rather impressive NES emulator. There are already quite a few NES emulators out there already this one impressive is because it’s written in pure JavaScript. Yet another application of “Atwood’s Law“: Any application that can be written in JavaScript, will eventually be written in JavaScript. I should note that I mentioned […]

Ares I Rocket Test

NASA posted some video of the first stage of the Ares I rocket being test fired out in the desert. 22 million horse power. As powerful as this rocket is, it doesn’t compare to Ares IV and of course the Saturn V. I get the impression you don’t want to be anywhere near the business […]

10 Years

Looking at my calendar (which includes things like domain renewals) I noticed that I’ve owned this domain for a decade. Domain Name: ACCETTURA.COM Registrar: NETWORK SOLUTIONS, LLC. Whois Server: whois.networksolutions.com Referral URL: http://www.networksolutions.com Name Server: NS1.ACCETTURA.COM Name Server: NS2.ACCETTURA.COM Name Server: NS3.ACCETTURA.COM Name Server: NS5.ACCETTURA.COM Name Server: NS6.ACCETTURA.COM Name Server: NS7.ACCETTURA.COM Status: clientTransferProhibited Updated Date: […]

802.11n Finalized

802.11n, something I was starting to think would never get beyond draft is now approved. Having suffered through “compliant” 802.11b devices I long ago decided wireless networking is fussy enough to warrant stricter standards. As a result I stuck to Wi-Fi Alliance certified 802.11g devices, and the results have been awesome. I’m still of the […]

iPod touch 3rd Gen Analysis

Generally speaking, Apple’s music announcements bore me since they are just minor hardware and software revisions. It’s more hype than actual technology. Steve Jobs making his first appearance made this one a bit more interesting.