[MyAppleMenu] Mar 31, 2003
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MyAppleMenu : Top Stories
Goodbye To The Classic Apple iMac (Mark Ward, BBC News)
The computer that came in different hues and revolutionised the home computing market - not to mention Apple's fortune -- is finally being phased out.
Apple Flat-Panel iMac (John Rizzo, ZDNet)
Apple's consumer-minded iMac gets more powerful with each iteration. In fact, the retooled 17-inch model is nearly a rival to Apple's own Power Mac G4 lineup.
MyAppleMenu : News
Apple Updates QuickTime (MacMinute)
The update delivers important bug fixes to MPEG-4 streaming, according to Apple.
Gore Lands 30K Options For Apple Board Appointment (Peter Cohen, MacCentral)
According to the SEC documentation, Apple offers a standard compensation package to non-employee directors like Gore in the form of options to accrue 30,000 shares of Common Stock.
Apple A Finalist In 2003 Well-Connected Awards (Dennis Sellers, MacCentral)
Apple is a finalist in the 2003 Well-Connected Awards, which are sponsored by CMP Media's Network Computing, a magazine for IT professionals. The awards are given to "quality offerings tested over a networked enterprise."
O'Reilly Mac OS X Conference Seeking Presentation Proposals (Dennis Sellers, MacCentral)
If you're a developer, system administrator, IT manager, or "power user," you're invited to submit presentation proposals for the second annual O'Reilly Mac OS X Conference, which will be held October 27-30 at the Westin Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California.
MyAppleMenu : Opinions
why Itanium Would Be Suicide For Apple (Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier, osOpinion)
Unlike the Itanium2, IBM's PowerPC 970 isn't that different from the chips Apple is already using. Its die size, power dissipation and core voltage are all in line with what Apple would need for 64-bit PowerBooks.
MyAppleMenu : Reviews
Quill Gripless Ergonomic Mouse (Charles W. Moore, Low End Mac)
The Quill isn't cheap, but you are provided with what could be a comfortable solution to a problem that torments those who work hard at their chosen profession or recreation.
AppleLinks Is A Mac Publication For The Thinking Mac User (MacNETv2)
Are The New Wind Tunnel Macs Really Quieter? (Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl)
The 2003 model MDD Power Macs show that Apple was paying attention.
MyAppleMenu Tomorrow : News & Opinions
HDTV's Acceptance Picks Up Pace (Eric A. Taub, New York Times)
As prices drop and networks sign on, sales are beginning to expand beyond the cult of early adopters.
Back To Nature (Amita Shukla, Technology Review)
Biomimicry finds engineering solutions in the natural world.
MyAppleMenu Reader : World
The Loyal Opposition Digs A Hole (Robert L. Bartley, Wall Street Journal)
Democrats are in trouble--and not only because of the war.
The Thin Envelope (Louis Menand, New Yorker)
Why college admissions has become unpredictable.
Affirmative Action: There's A Third Way (Richard D. Kahlenberg, Washignton Post)
Unfortunately, little attention has been paid to a third alternative that has few political patrons but is supported by two-thirds of Americans: affirmative action for low-income students of all races.
Embedded, And Taking Flak (Howard Kurtz, Washington Post)
The 600 embedded correspondents have clearly braved difficult conditions to bring viewers and readers the most vivid, compelling and instantaneous coverage in the history of war. But they are taking considerable flak for overly sympathetic reporting, dismissed by some as part of the military propaganda machine.
Not So Safe Back Home (Anna Quindlen, Newsweek)
How terrible that women who face sexual assault as the price of war too often expect to face it from their compatriots in peacetime.
What's Fair In War? (John Cloud, Time)
The Geneva accords on the rules of the battlefield are 54 years old. Why they still matter.
3 Flawed Assumptions (Johanna McGeary, Time)
With war underway, pre-war predictions have gone out the window. A look at the unexpected facets of the war.
How Green Was Our Warning (Hank Stuever, Washington Post)
With such dread, there's almost a given in Washington: We'll never get down to green.
The MIA State Department (Jim Hoagland, Washington Post)
Diplomacy is not public relations, a crucial point this administration has yet to demonstrate it understands. Nor is diplomacy politics.
To The Victor Go The Spoils (Farhad Manjoo, Salon)
If U.S. corporations get their way, none of their European competitors will be doing business in Baghdad.
MyAppleMenu Reader : Science & Tech
An Engineer By Any Other Name (R.G. Ratcliffe, Houston Chronicle)
Legislature to decide if computer programmers can legally use the title.
MyAppleMenu Reader : Life
Over His Scares? (Bettijane Levine, Los Angeles Times)
It seems reports of the King of horror's retirement have been greatly exaggerated.
Two Identities, But One Compulsion (Jonathan Kellerman, New York Times)
As a psychologist I attempted to construct rules about human behavior. As a novelist I'm obsessed by the exceptions.
Director Of 'Titanic' Turns To 3-D Film Ventures (Laura M. Holson, New York Times)
"Ghosts of the Abyss" is something of a test to see whether moviegoers and, more important, movie financiers, will warm to 3-D as more than a gimmick.
MyAppleMenu Reader : Expressions
The Niece (Margot Livesey, New Yorker)
MyAppleMenu SingaporeSurf : News & Opinions
Bowen Secondary Monitors Students Who Had Direct Contact With SARS Boy (Ca-Mie De Souza and Peng Chai Bin, Channel NewsAsia)
After one of its students came down with SARS, Bowen Secondary has been monitoring some 60 students who had contact with the 17-year old last Monday.
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