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Mac news for Mac people
*** iPods Can Entertain Beyond Just Music
John M. Moran, Hartford Courant
The growing ranks of iPod users are increasingly tweaking their devices to perform all sorts of cool and useful tricks.
*** Pod Psychology
Kimberlee Roth, Chicago Tribune
For his upcoming book on iPod culture and urban experience, Michael Bull has interviewed thousands of users around the world about how they use their iPods.
*** Apple Sued For Discrimination By Former Employee
Jim Darlymple, Macworld
A former Apple employee has filed a lawsuit charging the company with discrimination among other charges.
*** The Tight Fist Clenched Around Apple
Alan Deutschman, San Francisco Chronicle
So, what's shocking about "iCon"? Nothing, really.
*** The Search Is On...
For the Safari Clock <http://www.flickr.com/photos/bdepardo/14996083/>, a must-have for all Apple fans.
The Tomorrow Weblog
Emerging Technologies. Innovative Applications. New Economy
*** Sometimes The Information Highway Isn't Paved With Silicon
George Johnson, New York Times
For all the hype about the communications revolution, the data superhighway still has plenty of room to grow.
*** Do You Google?
Alorie Gilbert, CNET News.com
In plotting its future, is Google following its rivals too closely?
The other things in life
[Tech & Science]
*** Can You Catch Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?
Lisa Belkin, New York Times
Science now does its thinking in public, with each incremental advance readily available online. And those waiting for answers are less patient and more involved. They don't ask their doctors; they bring their own suggestions. They don't want to wait for the results of a two-year double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial before they act. Which means that they often find themselves acting before all the facts are in.
*** Blood Feud
Mary Battiata, Washington Post
Robert Frost said good fences make good neighbors. He never knew John Ames and Perry Brooks.
Life in the city
*** Still Wary Of Lifting Newspaper Ban
Joceline Tan, The Star
There is a feel-good sentiment in relations between Malaysia and Singapore, but it looks like the newspapers of both countries will remain on their respective sides of the causeway for a while more.
*** Ugly Truths That Must Be Told
Anne-Marie O'Connor, Los Angeles Times
Amnesty International's fourth annual film festival will screen a compelling array of documentaries grappling with social justice issues.
*** Indonesian Twins Awake After Singapore Separation
Sebastian Tong, Reuters
The 15-month-old Indonesian conjoined twin girls successfully separated in a risky operation woke up smiling on Sunday and were recovering well, doctors in Singapore said.
*** Female Scholar Stirs Up Hornet's Nest With Comment
Chua Kong Ho, Straits Times
Internet forums are abuzz about A*Star scholarship holder Chng Zhenzhi's remarks on Singapore men last week in The Sunday Times.
*** Teachers Told To Relate To Lesbian Students As Individuals
Pearl Fross, Channel NewsAsia
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