Saturday, October 04, 2003 / Business / Technology / Coca-Cola Unveils High-Tech Billboard
No real surprise here:

This effort sounds like an attempt to dumb down computers, and make them less of a "computer" and more of a vehicle for the offereings of big business: ZDNet UK - News - Microsoft moves to integrate Windows with BIOS
Laptops are the new recording studio: The Incredible Shrinking Studio
Cheap solar power?
Good Experience - Four Words to Improve User Research
Redskins Can Keep Trademark, Judge Rules
The Morning News - How to Write a Thank-You Note
OJR article: Copyright Issues Present Ongoing Dilemma: To Link or Not To Link? 

Wednesday, October 01, 2003

The professor is a punk
Inventor of the three-fingered salute
A boomtown rat and his daughters read together
Small Business Survival Committee | News & Features
Press release: Opera announces strategic licensing agreement with Adobe
SimpleBits | Accessible Image-Tab Rollovers
Google Frequent Searchers
FBI bypasses First Amendment to nail a hacker
I described a few months back Larry Lessig's notion about a bounty on spammers to some friends who misunderstood, and thought it was my idea. They believed I was getting militant on the subject.

I wasn't, but spam is such a pathetic business model, that you would wish all of these spammers would just find something else to do. They also need to know that people will get militant if they continue to do things like described in Wired News: Spam: This Time It's Personal
Bruce Sterling's take on technology is always worth a listen or three. So open up your ears and listen closely as he tells you about Ten Technologies That Deserve to Die
Coke to track winners by Satellite

Sunday, September 28, 2003

In the face of the US government monitoring Whisky of Mass Destruction, I'm tempted to write to the IRS and ask for a refund of my tax dollars. I don't think that is how that money was to have been spent.