TechRepublic Member | August 31, 2012
Geek Trivia: How many photos exist of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon?
Neil Armstrong was the lead photographer on Apollo 11, and he couldn't be in the photos he was taking. Thus the scant few photos of the first moonwalker are a rare and precious commodity. Read more
Resource of the day
Charting the Course to a Customer-Centric Business
Forrester surveyed over 400 business who are succeeding in challenging times. Register for this live, interactive broadcast to learn how business leaders are dealing with growing uncertainty, tougher competition, increasing costs and inflexible, overloaded IT systems.
Additional TechRepublic resources
Weekend viewing: Code Rush, PyCon Australia, and Stephen Fry
Relax this weekend with a selection of thoughtful videos. Read more
Do modern gadgets make working on holiday unavoidable?
Mobile technology is making more and more people feel they have a duty to check in with the office, even though they're on vacation. Read more
Five apps to make you a better typist
Improve your keyboarding skills with the help of one of these typing tutors. Read more
NASA's Webb telescope to see 13 billion light years away (pictures)
Hubble's successor, the next generation infrared-optimized James Webb Space Telescope is set to launch in 2018. View on site
Desktop Wallpaper: Mars as seen by Curiosity
In August 2012, NASA successfully landed a vehicle named Curiosity on the surface of Mars. The first images are starting to roll in to the NASA site and some of them make for some interesting otherworldly desktop wallpaper. View on site
Nail-biting ride into radiation maelstrom seeks to unlock space secrets (pictures)
Scientists eagerly await data from twin satellites which lifted off today toward the heart of the dangerous Van Allen radiation belts. View on site
Today's recommended downloads
Forrester Seven Top Integration Trends for 2011 to 2012 (IBM)
Data, Data Everywhere - A Special Report on Managing Information (SAP)
Quantifying the Value of Delivering a Smarter Shopping Experience (IBM)
Learning to Compete: IT's Next Transformation (EMC)
Charting the Course to a Customer-Centric Business (IBM)
More Apollo Geek Trivia
What were the 'controversial' call signs for the Apollo 10 spacecraft?
How many Apollo Goodwill Moon Rocks have gone missing?
What onboard Christmas gifts did the Apollo 8 astronauts leave famously unopened?
CIOs predict the death of the PC and the desk phone
Mobile working means we will soon be bidding farewell to some of the staples of business tech.
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