Rasterize yourself

Finally, a home decorating use for plotters. This cool tool, The Rasterbator lets you create huge rasterized images from any picture. They give some great examples including some great uses for maps. You can also look at Crafster, a craft related forum for other ways people have used giant rasters to decorate their homes.

$3billion For Global Warming

Sir Richard Branson has promised all profits from his travel companies to combat global warming. The anouncement was made at former President Clinton’s Global Initiative. The money is supposed to be used to fund more efficent fuel technologies, which sorta makes sense for travel company profits. That’s a heck of an expensive gauntlet to throw down for global warming. Here’s hoping the “investment” reaps rewards for us all.