So NBIX traded above $4 for a while yesterday but closed at $3.40, up just 67 cents from the prior day’s close. I bought more. If guru is right, this could be a very nice holding.
Holy cow. Point your phone . . . click . . . and Google will tell you everything about what you’re looking at. Or – with facial recognition, potentially – whom you’re looking at. See the demo here. At first I thought it was a spoof, but apparently it’s not.
Read a little about its implications here (thanks, Rex):
. . . We’re at the point where you could snap a person’s face and find out their entire life story: their employment, their friends, what they looked like before they dyed their hair. I don’t know where the societal breaking point for pervasive, omnipresent technology is… but I think we’re getting close.
Friday I linked to a potential cancer breakthrough as an example of the way Ray Kurzweil could prove to be right – that average life expectancy really could begin increasing by more than one year per year. Well, even before the pixels had dried, there was this news of “the first self-replicating species we’ve had on the planet whose parent is a computer” (although if you read to the very end, you see it may not be quite as scary as it sounds) . . . and then this clip of a guy walking around with an artificial heart and a backpack.
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Got decaying home videos? Old photo albums? Color slides? There are lots of services that will put them all onto a flash drive for you. This one services the greater New York area. All those color slides my Dad took? And 9 hours of video tape? All now reside on a 16GB flash drive that fits on a keychain.
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Most of the world's Big Problems have a common denominator: waste. In every nation and every community and every company and almost every household, there is waste of money, energy, resources, and human potential. Fretting won't change this. Action can. It's also more fun.~Hunter Lovins, The Rocky Mountain Institute
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