Bookmarks for May 17th through June 25th

These are my links for May 17th through June 25th:

Bookmarks for April 6th through April 12th

These are my links for April 6th through April 12th:

Shadow Caddy

As an ex-golfer and gadget/robot freak I have to admit this is rather a cool idea. The Shadow Caddy is a sort of “robotic” vehicle that you put your golf clubs on and it follows you around the golf course.


I’m not sure how good it is and how well it copes with the often rough terrain of golf courses, in particular if you’re like me and spend most of your time in the rough on the course. The upside is that you don’t have to drag a cart around or carry a bag and you won’t have to listen to snide remarks from your wife caddy when you hit a bad shot, the downside is that you don’t get the info and insight of a good local caddy about club selection etc and its not capable of helping you find your ball when you hit it in the really thick stuff.

Robot’s taking over the world?

1st Generation RoombaIf you watch Oprah or spend anytime online then I’m sure you must’ve heard of the Roomba made by a company called iRobot. The’yre fancy little floor cleaning robots that you can buy and when they where first launched a few years ago they sold like crazy. I remember seeing one a few times on Oprah (no I don’t watch the show.).

What on earth made me write about them now? Well I was doing my normal browsing around when I read something about a robot called Looj – Gutter Cleaning Robot by iRobot.

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