[MyAppleMenu] Sep 19, 2006
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Mac news for Mac people
*** A Bite Out Of Apple? Mac OS Share Goes Flat
Gregg Keizer, TechWeb
Net Applications says the fact that Mac usage was growing until this year may be an indication of larger problems for Apple.
*** A Report On iTunes Bugs
David Pogue, New York Times
*** Adobe Release Acrobat 8, Updates Creative Suite
Steve Schwankert, IDG News Service
*** Regarding Analyst Speculation On iPod Pricing
John Gruber, Daring Fireball
What I think is going on is that these analysts are still reading from the old script where Apple products get written off as overpriced and their customers branded as mindless cultists/zealots/fanatics/fools who are willing to pay exorbitant markups.
*** How Apple Can Take The Cell Phone Market With One Feature
*** Apple Looks Ahead With iTV
Philip Michaels, Macworld
*** 17- And 20-Inch iMacs Core 2 Duo: Speed Boost And Lower Prices For 17- And 20-Inch Models
Jonathan Seff, Macworld
*** iTunes 7: Rough Edges Mar Significant iTunes Enhancement
Christopher Breen, Playlist
A more organized interface, new Album and CoverFlow views, gapless playback and tighter iPod integration hint that it is the most significant enhancmeent to iTunes.
The Tomorrow Weblog
Emerging Technologies. Innovative Applications. New Economy
*** Berners-Lee: Intelligent Web Requires Co-Operation
Jonathan Bennett, ZDNet UK
Creating a Semantic Web will need organisations to think beyond their own industries, according to W3C director Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
*** Reich To IT: Don't Fear Globalization
Stan Gibson, eWeek
Education is our most important weapon in fending off the challenge of the global economy, according to former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich.
The other things in life
*** A Sorry Situation
Anne Applebaum, Slate
It's time to stop apologizing and start defending freedom of speech.
[Tech & Science]
*** In Science-Based Medicine, Where Does Luck Fit In?
Barron H. Lerner, New York Times
Luck: Why are doctors and patients so reluctant to discuss a phenomenon that permeates medicine every day?
Henry Roth, New Yorker
In February of 1939, having failed to establish myself as a screenwriter in Hollywood, I decided to hitchhike back to New York, where my future wife waited. It was a bland California mroning, pleasant and calm.
Life in the city
*** Good Governance Needed To Face Globalisation Head-On: PM Lee
May Wong, Channel NewsAsia
*** Malaysia-Singapore Talks On Outstanding Issues Stil On Hold
Negotiations on various outstanding bilateral issues between Malaysia and Singapore are still on hold, with both sides focusing on confidence building efforts.
*** Parliament To Convene On Nov 2
*** Out To Dinner
Whittakers In Singapore
I think last Friday was the first time I have ever exited one country, entered another country, went to dinner, and came back.
*** Return Public Transort As A Public Service
My Singapore News
The myth that it has to be privatised to be efficient and effective should be grounded.
*** Singapore MRT
KL transport planners need not travel across the world and universe to do their expensive lawatan sambil belajar with their wives/mistresses. How about just paying Singapore a visit?
The Shuffle by MyAppleMenu
Life is random. More tunes, less talk.
*** Helium Bar
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