If we’ve learned anything in the last 60 years of building atomic clocks, we’ve learned that every time we build a better clock, somebody comes up with a use for it that you couldn’t have foreseen.Steven Jefferts, a physicist for the National Institute of Standards and Technology • Discussing the agency’s newest atomic clock, the NIST-F2, which is so accurate that it could run for 300 million years without falling off by a single second. The clock is more accurate than the current gold standard for telling time, the NIST-F1, which was first introduced in 1999.
Quite frankly I would’ve said ‘C-section before the season starts. I need to be at opening day. I’m sorry, this is what makes our money, this is how we’re going to live our life, this is going to give our child every opportunity to be a success in life. I’ll be able to afford any college I want to send my kid to because I’m a baseball player.’Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason • Ripping New York Mets star Daniel Murphy for daring to take a three-day paternity leave this week, a period which just happened to coincide with the start of Major League Baseball’s regular season. Esiason, a radio talk show host, has his priorities in check, apparently.
jesustilapia says: did anybody besides okcupid boycott (or kinda boycott) mozilla because of the CEO?
» SFB says: Yes; the whole thing really heated up after the company Rarebit announced it would stop making products for the Firefox Marketplace specifically because of Brendan Eich’s appointment. OKCupid’s boycott came roughly a week later. (Rarebit, led by a married gay couple, expressed sadness that Eich ended up stepping down.) Also, the foundation’s board lost three members during this period, though the members insist they didn’t leave because of his donation. — Ernie @ SFB