A while back we talked about Andrée's photographs -- film found at the crash site of his Arctic ballooning expedition, found 30 years after he died.
This guy -- no name on the site -- develops exposed film found in junk cameras. We are the first people to see the results. A perfect project.
Still on hiatus as we try to find some direction, blog-wise. But in the meantime, a reader submission.
Livemarks, a real-time narrative of what people are interested in, at least del.icio.us people.
from a petroleum glossary
blooey line - discharge pipe
box - female section of a tool joint
daughters of radon decay
doodlebug - seismograph used in prospecting for potential oil-bearing structures
flash butt welding
go-jo (brand name, hand cleaner)
headache - cry of warning of falling objects
jug hustler - helper on seismic crew who puts geophones in place
miscible flood - pumping carbon dioxide into formation to mix with trapped oil
monkeyboard - derrickman's working position
nipple chaser - man tho delivers tools and equipment
pay zone - reservoir, rock where oil and gas found
sandfrac - injection of jellied oil and graded sand into formation
shut-in bottomhole pressure - pressure at bottom of well
stabbing board - temporary platform
TOA - time of accident
tour - (pronounced "tower") 8-hour shift or 12-hour shift
weevil - green hand
worm - new, inexperienced worker
MIT's Society of Women Engineers listserv seems to have reached consciousness and gotten out of control, signing up half the world. This protest reached my email box (and I imagine the rest of the list's) this morning:
From: Tim Berners-Lee
Subject: What is going on?
Date: Oct 5, 2005 11:15 AM
- Why am I getting mail to email@example.com?
- What is this subscription and unsubscription all about?