[MyAppleMenu] Jan 8, 2007
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Mac news for Mac people
*** Teaser Banners Drape Macworld Venue
Attendees arriving early for this year's Macworld Expo won't find any concealed Apple banners flanking the entranceway to the Moscone Center, traditionally one of the conference's trademarks leading up to Steve Jobs' opening keynote.
*** Apple Expected To Launch Revolutionary Product
Sydney Morning Herald
Expectations for Macworld are so lofty that a failure to launch an earth-shattering product this week could dent Apple's already volatile stock price, investors say.
*** Many Expect iPod Phone At Macworld
*** Who's Killing MP3 And iTunes?
Eliot Van Buskirk, Wired News
Here are seven reasons why MP3 is the future of the music industry.
*** On The Eve Of A New Phone, Apple Appears To Want In On Cisco's "iPhone" Trademark
David Berlind, ZDNet
*** iPod Shuffle Second Generation Review
It is incredibly well made and functions flawlessly.
*** Legion Arena: Cult Of Mithras
*** Gates Sees A Home Server In Your Future
Ina Fried, CNET News.com
As part of his keynote address Sunday at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, Bill Gates is showing off Windows Home Server -- a consumer device to serve as a central storage place for digital photos, music and other media.
The Tomorrow Weblog
Emerging Technologies. Innovative Applications. New Economy
*** The Internet Is Shaking Up The Ad Industry Even As It Keeps It Afloat
Eric Pfanner, International Herald Tribune
*** Build Your Own Bot, Courtesy Of iRobot
Michael Kanellos, CNET News.com
The other things in life
[Tech & Science]
*** Scientists Shining Light Into Black Holes
Marc Kaufman, Washington Post
Over the past 10 years, black holes have moved to the center of the world of astrophysics, leading to a steady flow of discoveries that have begun to answer, or at least better describe, some of their mysteries.
*** Getting It All Wrong
Brian Boyd, The American Scholar
We love stories, and we will continue to love them. But for more than 30 years, as Theory has established itself as "the new hegemony in literary studies" (to echo the title of Tony Hilfer's cogent critique), university literature departments in the English-speaking world have often done their best to stifle this thoroughly human emotion.
*** Jazz Is Alive And Well. In The Classroom, Anyway
Nate Chinen, New York Times
Today's aspiring player has a choice of school programs, method and theory books, videos and transcriptions.
*** Little Asia On The Hill
Timothy Egan, New York Times
The revolution at Berkeley is a quiet one, a slow turning of the forces of immigration and demographics.
Life in the city
*** Qantas Sale Won't Unlok U.S. For Singapore - Report
*** Who's Donig The Asking Now?
Jasmine Yin, Today
With talent becoming more mobile than ever, HR bosses have to do more to attrat and retain best and brightest.
*** One Case, Two Verdicts
British court's ruling on Shorvon case reflects conflicting views on "professional misconduct."
*** Strange Lights Over Singapore
The light it was giving off was a neon-like light green, and the strangest thing was that no noise accompanied it.
The Shuffle by MyAppleMenu
Life is random. More tunes, less talk.
*** The Perfect Gentleman
The Broken Family Band
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