Words from Nerds #52: Engineer Barbie

Same3Guys Words from Nerds

Story 1 – Corrections

Story 2 – Eye-Fi

  • Wirelessly transfer images from your digital camera to your computer, flickr, or FaceBook.
  • Cards can automatically clean themselves up to delete old photos, thus giving you limitless space.
  • Check out Eye-Fi.
Story 3 – HiSpeed

Story 4 – Nerds role models and dolls

Story 5 – Windows 7 Phone, no relation to Windows 7

Story 6- Bugzapper, updated with Lasers!

  • The laser detection is so precise that it can specify the species, and even the gender, of the mosquito being targeted. “The women are bigger. They beat at a lower frequencies,” Mr. Myhrvold said. Since it is only the female mosquitoes who bite humans, for the sake of efficiency, his system would leave the males alone.

Nerd App of the Week/comic

Birthdays/Anniversaries

  • Google Apps is 3
  • Windows 2000 is 10
  • Apache Web Server is 15
  • Photoshop is 20
  • Pluto discovered 80 years ago
  • Game of Monopoly is 75 and updated without a Bank!