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Mac news for Mac people
*** New And Improved
OSX SkyFighters 1945 <http://www.donsgames.com/index.php?page=sf1945>: Open ended full featured fligh sim.
*** Rube Would Love It
Dave Winer, Scripting News
*** Why I Love My Apple
The pretty interface of the Apple and the overal intuitive ease of use wins me over every time.
*** It's All In The Numbers...
About 30,000,000 lines of code make up the current version of Office that we are developing.
*** Unboxing The New iPod Shuffle
Harry McCracken, PC WOrld
*** Hands On: Apple iPod Shuffle
Narasu Rebbapragada, PC World
If you're on a budget and you want a good, albeit minimalist, audio player, get the Shuffle.
The Tomorrow Weblog
Emerging Technologies. Innovative Applications. New Economy
*** Gannett To Crowdsource News
Jeff Howe, Wired News
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today as well as 90 other American daily newspapers, will begin crowdsourcing many of its newgathering functions.
The other things in life
[Tech & Science]
*** Twilight Of The Idols
Peter Dizikes, New York Times
Today's insights are not so much perceived from a mountain of jointly authored papers announcing results from large labs, and rapidly circulated through journals, conferences and the internet. So is the end of the traditional science biography in sight?
Life in the city
*** MRT Feasibility Studies Underway For Downtown Line
Asha Popatlal, Channel NewsAsia
A new 40-kilometre MRT line could be in the works to connect the Bukit Timah and eastern parts of the island to the New Downtown.
*** Call To Demolish Causeway "Curious", Says Singapore
Jackson Sawatan, Bernama
The Singapore Foreign Ministry has described as "curious" the remark by the Sultan of Johor who called for the demolition of the Johor Causeway. A ministry spokesman said in a Channel NewsAsia (CNA) report that Singapore did not believe the call represented the Malaysian government's position.
*** Khazanah Tells Johoreans To Be Open Minded When Dealing With Singapore
Khazanah Nasional today called on Johoreans to stop being narrowed minded when dealing with Singapore whose Changi Airport and sea ports will eventually be the major gateways for the movement of goods and passengers from the South Johor Economic Region (SJER).
*** Discrimination At The Candy Empire In Singapore
*** Singapore: Racist Or No?
Let Children Breathe Your Smoke
Singapore is supposed to be a multi-cultural society, however you tend to see certain racial groups getting certain types of jobs with few bridging the frontiers.
*** How To Kill The SJER?
My Singapore News
Just make sure that the Malaysians heard it loud and clear that Singapore is going to benefit from it.
*** Johor Dreaming
Malaysia and Johor must work with Singapore to facilitate the massive cross-border movement of people.
*** Healthy Competition Or Just A Mindless Chase Of A Distant Dream?
My Mindless Blabbering Might Kill...
With leaders making wild and (I really hate to use this word) stupid comments, there is no wonder Malaysia is being left behind on the conveyer belt to success.
*** Royal Demolition Order
It's not too late for Malaysia and Singapore to go back to the negotiating table.
*** Public Transport And The Rich-Poor Divide
E Pur Si Muove
Perhaps one of the reasons why our public transport system is the way it is is because the people who manage it don't use it, and hence don't understand some of its idiosyncracies.
*** Ghosts From The Past
I don't know which quack advised him on his history, but it is bad advice and bad history.
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