Cybernetic Change We Can Believe In

We’ve already noted the overt visual similarities between John McCain and Saul Tigh, but this weekend’s All-Sarah-Palin-All-The-Time Media Circus caused several observant bloggers (whose names/URLs I’ve unfortunately Cmd+W’d and thus are lost to the ether) to note a not dissimilar look between Laura Roslin and Sarah Palin. This, of course, forced me to roll out my Pixelmator and craft the following:

And yes, I’ve made shirts available for those so inclined.

(In the interests of full disclosure, after creating the above image, I noted that others appear to be thinking in the same general manner as I.)

CPU Vs. GPU, Mythbusters-Style

By way of Extra Life, we have this awesome (albeit scientifically suspect) demonstration of traditional in-order execution on CPUs vs. the multi-core/GPU massively-parallel execution that is the New Hotness:

Awesome, just awesome.

Just Covering The Bases

Bloomberg runs the obit for the still-alive Steve Jobs.

And no, he wasn’t eaten by wolves, nor has Zimbabwe invaded.

Heh.

Imperial Fleet Week San Francisco

Nerd-tastic:

Wildly Inappropriate Bathroom Music Selections, August 2008 Edition

Thanks, WJJZ, for Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” at 11:15 in the A.M. Nothing spices up a trip to the loo like that song, eh wot?

That’s Not Particularly Statesman-like, Senator Obama!

From CNN’s “breaking news” headlines area just now:

I mean, I know Joe Biden can be a bit of a bore at times, but adding insult to the whole not-choosing-him-for-Vice-President thing is just mean.

Heh. And the breathless press waits breathlessly for The One to breathily make His Veep Pronouncement.

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