Monthly Archives: August 2008

Oregon Coast


Oregon’s Coast Oregon Coast Originally uploaded by anneh632 Oregon!   It’s about time to do a website and blog dedicated to my favorite state, Oregon, and there is no better place to start than with a series of posts about the … Continue reading

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President Shaakasvilli on Zakaria’s CNN Global Public Square. Russia – Georgia Conflict


CNN’s Global Public Square is featuring the crisis in Georgia, where Russian troops continue to occupy parts of Georgia despite international concerns about the situation. President Shaakashvili is a very appealing figure who took over leadership of Georgian in the … Continue reading

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Intel: Computers Win by 2050


Intel’s Chief recently explored some of the innovations that are shaping technology, and suggested that computers will surpass humans in intelligence by 2050.    Although I think that is a pessimistic time frame, it is encouraging to see the notion of … Continue reading

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Vikingsholm on Emerald Bay. Lake Tahoe, California


Vikingsholm Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay, California Vikingsholm, Lake Tahoe Originally uploaded by JoeDuck Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay is one of the most scenic areas in California – some would say this is the prettiest place in the whole state. Vikingsholm … Continue reading

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Android operating system for Googley phones promises great innovation


Early reports are suggesting that the Android operating system will be very “developer friendly”.   Android is promoted and supported by Google for the crop of new phones coming this fall.  The OS will be very open for developers and … Continue reading

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The People’s Coast


The Oregon Coast is arguably the top “branded” destination name in the state, and one of the top destination brands nationally, so it strikes me as very odd that some very high priced marketing firms are suggesting they rebrand our … Continue reading

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Google Phone Coming Next Month


The Android Guys are reporting on the design of the Google Phone from T Mobile and it’s looking pretty impressive.  They also link to a spec sheet showing the phone will have a sizeable screen, pull out keyboard, 3 megapixel … Continue reading

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