Browsing All Posts published on »August, 2010«

Welcome to The Daedalnexus

August 30, 2010


I used to run my own website for this blog, but decided that I had better things to do with the money. I’ll be posting here eventually (I hope), starting with a short story I self-published a few years back. This post is a placeholder until I get other content up and posted.

Facebook sues Teachbook for trademark infringement

August 26, 2010


File this one under WTF?! According to a CNNMoney article, Facebook is suing Teachbook for “a slew of crimes including federal trademark dilution, trademark infringement and unfair competition.” And this isn’t the first time that Facebook, presently the second most visited website in the world according to Alexa, has sued a startup for trademark infringement […]

Three new studies illustrate significant risks and complications with geoengineering climate (corrected)

August 4, 2010


Correction: Figure 3 below was originally Figure 3 from the Cao/Caldeira paper instead of the correct Figure 1 from the paper. This has been fixed. In 1992, the National Academy of Sciences defined “geoengineering” as the “large-scale engineering of our environment in order to combat or counteract the effects of changes in atmospheric chemistry.” The […]