New Zealand’s VW TDI breaks another record

| August 8, 2006

I’m posting a press release directly from New Zealand’s Maurice O’Reilly and his engineering team today as they reported yet another Volkswagen 1.9 liter TDI record. This time it is a 1, 6, 12, 18 and 24 hour record which covered a record 2,642km/1642miles. (They also set a ‘speed record‘ for a 1.9 liter diesel […]

Lieberman to run as an Independent Democrat

| August 8, 2006

Although I’m not a Joe Lieberman supporter (Democratic Senator from Connecticut), I was disappointed to hear Ned Lamont winning the primary in Connecticut tonight. There were some interesting ‘tech’ stories surround this bitter primary, one is that ‘someone’ has taken down the ‘‘ website. November should be as interesting as today when Joe Lieberman promises […]

Odd Aviation Projects

| August 8, 2006

Sometimes it just too easy to kill a hour or two reading off the wall Popular Mechanics style projects online. I occasionally read a fairly new online publication called Makezine. I couple of projects stand out for their innovation and their craftmanship. The first one is a “lighter than air” electrically powered (eventually) airship call […]

Setting up Treo for cellphone posting

| August 8, 2006

This is just a photo from a previous post that I’m attempting to polish for an upcoming vacation … ignore the post if you’ve seen the photo before. Note: Clicking on the smaller photo will bring up a larger photo if I have the post correctly updated.

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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