Some firsts by the India Space Research Organization (ISRO) and French Space Agency

Some firsts were achieved with the launch today (Feb. 25, 2013, 7:31 a.m. EST or 1231 GMT) at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India by the India Space Research Organization (ISRO)and French Space Agency, including [NEOSSat] the first spacecraft designed to hunt huge asteroids and two of the world’s smallest space telescopes (BRIght Target Explorer – BRITE – nanosatellites developed in Canada to study the brightest stars in the night sky).  Great pictures of the launch are here!

Sony Playstation 4 – Developer point of view

Although it’s always nice to read press articles that come out quickly and tell you everything you’d want to know about about the customer experience for a new game console, I enjoy seeing what game developers have to say.  After all, it’s the developers who will create the games for the new device.  Here’s what game developers are saying about the new Playstation 4.

“Movie Magic Squares: Volume 1” published on

Movie Magic Squares: Volume 1 contains 55 challenging new movie-related puzzles.  They are a bit like mathematical magic squares, where all the numbers in each row/column/diagonal add up to the same sum, but with actors in each row/column/diagonal that acted (or voiced or had an uncredited performance) in a corresponding movie together.  You can find the e-book on  Available for Smashwords, Apple, Nook, Kobo, and other formats soon.