Monday, February 28, 2005

How secure is your computer? “Honey pot” experiment shows unprotected Windows SP 1 at risk | DenverPost. Very interesting article on an experiment done by a Louisville network security firm.

Memeroll: Jef Raskin, father of the Mac, passes - The Unofficial Apple Weblog. It is sad to see someone so influential go so quick.

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Disney, Pixar, Apple: Who's to Blame? | Fool.com. Here is some background on some of the distance between Disney and Pixar.

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Music download prices to rise | The Register. This story has been around before. I hope nothing comes of it this time just like nothing has changed in the past.

Thursday, February 24, 2005

Tables turn in campus Mac vs. Windows feud | yaledailynews. Looks like students at Yale are getting the message.

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Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Tivo Shares Surge on Buyout Speculation | Yahoo! News. This could be great news for two of my favorite companies.

Sony to Withdraw Fully From PDA Market | Yahoo! News. I have to say it is official. Handheld PDAs are dead. Even I do not use mine anymore.

VOIP At 80 MPH: RoamAD, WiVOD Claim World's Wold's First Wi-Fi Highway | ExtremeTech. Looks like a good experiment. I hope it works out.

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Saturn's aurorae defy scientists' expectations | Science & Technology. Very cool pictures of Saturn from the Hubble and Cassini.

Why can't you fast-forward with a Comcast PVR? | Boing Boing. Be on the lookout. I hope TiVo does not get any ideas.

A 3-Day Yellowstone Tour in Support of Snowmobiles | NYTimes. This would make a nice vacation.

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

2005 MLS Schedule | MLSnet.com. Woo Hoo! The 2005 schedule is out for the new season of MLS. Get ready, and do not forget that World Cup is still around the corner and qualifying is going on now.

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HP's Carly Fiorina walks away with $45 million | Reuters.com. Oh the woes of being a CEO. Someone pay me $45 mil to tank a company!

Monday, February 14, 2005

Best Hubble Space Telescope Images | SPACE.com. Here are some of the best images to come from Hubble.

Stars Take a Shine to Apple | Wired News. Very funny story on celebrities that visit the Apple stores.

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Sunday, February 13, 2005

Star Wants Out of Milky Way | Wired News. Here is an interesting article on a very fast star.

Saturn's moon is Death Star's twin | New Scientist. Looks like the movie mimic real life.

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10 Million iPods, Previewing the CD's End | washingtonpost.com. This seems to be the future of music. I know I have still kept buying CDs for the greater sound.

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Friday, February 11, 2005

Steve Jobs: Microsoft copied original Apple Mac with Windows 95, now they're copying us again | MacDailyNews. Jobs talks about everything Apple in a new Fortune interview.

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Physicists Hear High-Tech Whistle While They Work | NASA. Quantum whistling is something that may aid us all in the future.

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Thursday, February 10, 2005

World Cup Germany 2006 - Qualifying Matches Results Round-Up | About.com. The game was great. We came out and attacked and handled the ball well. A 2-1 result gets us 3 points on the road which is really hard at this level of qualification. Next stop is Mexico in Mexico.

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

MP3Tunes launches 300,000 song DRM-Free online music shop | CD Freaks.com. I checked this out today and do not recognize any of the artists. I was afraid of this. I applaud the idea but who cares if I do not want any of the music.

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

A plethora of links about the latest Hubble news.
NASA budget calls for Hubble's end | CBC News
Repair Costs for Hubble Are Vexing to Scientists
Nasa plans to bring down Hubble | BBC News
NASA Scraps Plans for Robotic Rescue Mission to Save Hubble | NPR

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World Cup Germany 2006 - U.S. Prepare To Face Trinidad and Tobago | About.com. Tomorrow the USA will take on T&T in the next round of qualifications for the 2006 World Cup. You can tune in on ESPN2 at game-time (1:30PM CST).

Malfunction shuts off Edwardsville's water | Belleville News-Democrat. And now in local news, more explanation on the sudden loss of water last week in Edwardsville, IL.

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Monday, February 07, 2005

EBay Alters Sellers' Fees and Adds Support | NYTimes. Well if it flips and flops it must be a flip-flopper. Seems like eBay has decided to change its mind on the recent price increases.

Use vi To Edit Files In A UNIX Environment (TechProGuild) | Lockergnome. Quick little article on VI. This is a great reference for those new and old to the editor.

Sunday, February 06, 2005

Super Bowl Ads | IFILM. If you want to see any of the ads you missed.

Saturday, February 05, 2005

Replacing Hubble - Francis Reddy | Astronomy.com. Looks like it will be cheaper and better to replace Hubble rather than repair.

Netstat -b | Lockergnome. Looks like SP2 added some nice new features to the netstat command.

Shhhh. U.S. appeals USA PATRIOT loss | SecurityFocus. Wow! Now they want to hide the fact that they are even appealing a court loss. The worst part is we have FOUR years of this to look forward to. Nice!

Stop Sniffing Me! | Lockergnome. This looks to be a very cool tool. I will have to add it to my collection.

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

iDVD 5ís Burning Secret | MacCentral. This is great news about iLife 2005. Now you can use any DVD burner to burn your DVDs.

First Artificial Neon Sky Show Created | Livescience. This is interesting and could lead to some interesting results.

New MP3 Tunes music service to be DRM Free! | CD Freaks.com. This is great news. If they can price the songs appropriately this could really be true competition.

Windows Media DRM 10 cracked? | Engadget. Looks like another DRM is falling in the wind. It is just a matter of time before all are cracked. Give us our media free!

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Analyst fuels talk of Google telephony service | Infoworld. This could be a very interesting turn of events. Keep your eyes on this.

University of Illinois preps 640-node Apple Xserve G5 cluster | AppleInsider. A new Mac cluster pops up in our neighborhood.

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