[MyAppleMenu] Sunday, Jul 27, 2003
applesurf at myapplemenu.com
applesurf at myapplemenu.com
Sun Jul 27 21:05:00 EDT 2003
Sunday, Jul 27, 2003
MyAppleMenu : News
Apple Targeting Corporate Market With G5? (MacMinute)
Apple purchased a two-page ad for the Power Mac G5 on the inside front cover of The Economist.
Apples For Teachers: Yuma School District Equipped With New Computers (Randy Reese, The Sun)
When teachers and principals return to school in August in Yuma School District 1, they might be surprised to see brand-new iMac computers on their desks loaded with Apple's newest operating system -- OS X version 10.3.
MyAppleMenu : Opinions
Apple Not Killing 'Switch' - The Evidence Is There For All To See (Remy Davison, Insanely Great Mac)
Why should Apple waste perfectly good bandwidth when everyone who wants it already has a copy of the Ellen Feiss movie?
MyAppleMenu : Reviews
Solace (Bill Stiteler, Applelinks.com)
Let others spend their weekends tweaking video cards to get another three frames per second -- Freeverse knows what people want to play, and they give them the games they can enjoy.
Sorenson Squeeze 3 Compression Suite (Kirk Hiner, Applelinks.com)
MyAppleMenu Tomorrow: Top Stories
Hollywood Draws Line Between 2D, 3D (P.J. Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times)
Animators, facing a limited number of jobs, also face a choice: learn to create with computers or move on.
MyAppleMenu Tomorrow: News & Opinions
History Ignored Once Again (Dan Gillmor, San Jose Mercury News)
The signs of excess are alarmingly visible.
WiFi Is Open, Free And Vulnerable To Hackers (Jonathan Krim, Washington Post)
In their darkest visions, consultants can imagine someone with a WiFi-enabled laptop walking through an airport launching a destructive computer virus at every other unprotected laptop in the vicinity, because users who tap into a vulnerable network are just as exposed as its host.
Borders Founder To Open Net Newsstand (Stefanie Olsen, CNET News.com)
Magazines are leaving money on the table through unsold archives, and Louis Borders, the man behind bookseller Borders and dot-com flameout Webvan, says he aims to fix that.
Destructive Design Features (Andy Lester, O'Reilly Network)
Any time discussions of a GUI turn into something like Jerry Seinfeld channeling Jakob Neilsen, something's wrong.
Creating New Applicatoins Through Extensibility (Tony Hammond, O'Reilly Network)
Which version of RSS best supports the delivery of metadata to users? Which metadata term sets are best employed for supply to users?
Why A.I. Is Brain-Dead (Marvin Minsky, Wired)
In his role as agent provocateur, Marvin Minsky, cofounder of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab, recently told a surprised Boston University audience that the field of AI has lost its way. Researchers are making little progress developing computers with any knack for reasoning.
MyAppleMenu Reader: World
Democrats In Search Of A Hero (Economist)
As the Democrats struggle to find a credible challenger to President Bush in next year's election, they also risk losing America's largest state: Governor Gray Davis of California will face a "recall" vote in which he may be up against one of Hollywood's most popular figures: Arnold Schwarzenegger, alias, the "Terminator".
How Not To Stop The Next 9/11 (Fred Kaplan, Slate)
Congress' pointless plan for preventing terrorism.
Message To Beijing (Martin C.M. Lee, Washington Post)
The only thing more dangerous than democracy in Hong Kong is a continuation of its autocratic government.
MyAppleMenu Reader: Life
Vroom! With A View (Vince Beiser, Los Angeles Times)
As you drive around L.A., ever wonder why someone would choose to live by the freeway?
The New Nun (Neil Swidey, Boston Globe)
A 32-year-old woman is letting go of what she calls the "image of success for a Medford girl" -- marriage, big house, adorable kids, and a part-time law practice. Her reason: Because God has something else in mind.
Now Taking The Field: Bold Stadium Designs (Christopher Hawthrone, New York Times)
New sports stadiums have generally been staid and faux-historical. So will fans embrace an architectural trip to left field?
Prime Numbers: What Science And Crime Have In Common (Nicholas Wade, New York Times)
If Caesar had only known that his desire to emulate Alexander -- his spectacular conquest of Gaul, his renowned oratory, his elegant military histories, his provident reform of the calendar -- stemmed from an unconscious drive to bed more women, would he not have wept all the more?
Los Angeles' Lost River (Hilary kaplan, The Next American City)
For 120 years, the freshwater mecca served as L.A.'s hub and main water source, so people more or less paid attention to the river's health. But they were also sucking it dry.
MyAppleMenu Reader: EOF
'Sesame Street' For Grown-Ups Teachers Life Skills (Greg Toppo, USA Today)
Literacy advocates hope it will reach a few of the estimated 90 million grown-ups who, though solid on their ABCs and 1-2-3s, could use a little help with W-2s and GEDs.
MyAppleMenu SingaporeSurf : News & Opinions
DPM: Malaysia To Lodge Complaint (Shahrum Sayuthi, New Straits Times)
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said Wisma Putra would decide on the nature of complaint and when it should be sent to Singapore.
KL Unhappy With Treatment Given To Envoy (The Star)
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said the incident that occurred between Datuk N. Parameswaran and a Singapore Foreign Ministry official was "not right and should not have happened".
Modify your subscription at <http://www.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/applesurf-list>
MyAppleMenu is edited by Heng-Cheong Leong. This site is not affiliated with Apple Computer, Inc., or any other companies in any manner. Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh, Power Macintosh, PowerBook, iMac, iBook, iPod, and eMac are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. All other brands or product names are trademarks of their registered holders. Copyright (C) 1996-2003 Heng-Cheong Leong. All rights reserved.
More information about the applesurf-list