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NASA’s new lander CRASHES AND BURNS

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Mushroom

awe

worth every penny - that was pretty cool!

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Twitter tool's tweet tweaks leaked to twits

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and?

using echofon pro has lots of this stuff

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Apple throws free Snow Leopard bone at MobileMe punters

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Snow Leopard

Have a first gen Macbook intel and run snow leopard (which can't use most of iCloud but CAN use its email) and an iphone with iOs 5.1 with iCloud activated...but only for email.

My Mobile me synch was going history June 30 so activated iCloud. I sync the phone wifi to macbook (calendar, some photos, and all-important contacts)

But I have gone to Google contacts which now syncs with macbook...and basic contacts list will be there until...?

Rumor has it a version of snow leopard might be released after Mobile me is dead and buried and Apple has squeezed every possible buck out for Lion...

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Cisco accused of tailoring tech to aid Chinese abuses

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finesse

While we debate the rational arguments around the marketing tactics used by the Cisco reps in China, the point remains the 5 or 20 Falun Gong folks who get hauled in and sent into the archipelago and black hole of Chinese detention by Cisco's efficiencies configured by a colonel in the People's Army, do they care if on a fine legal point Cisco is lawfully engaging in business ethically while maybe facilitating the arrests? It's wrong any way you look at it. You are waffling if in any way you can call this right.

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Adobe automates website design for arty Luddites

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Angel

1.5?

http://www.theregister.co.uk/Design/graphics/icons/comment/angel_32.png

Page Mill 1.5, is it? FINALLY after 20+ years and the millennium, I can upgrade!

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HTML5: An antidote for Apple App Store-itis

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"The Point" as metaphor

Walk into my (note I said "my", not "a" just so you know where I stand on this) friend's house. There you will find about 6 books. Coffee table editions, probably from big box Costco. They don't read much there, but DO get the daily local newspaper.

Then, go to my OTHER friend's house. There are actually TWO library rooms there. Rare books. Map books. History books. Brand new books - at leat several every few weeks. Old, old books. Original or first editions. Books on his and his wife's family history. Large books - mainly art special issues. You need a bloody ladder! Probably 10,000 volumes? What? Dunno know if they have been counted.

Nuance. Both of these persons I consider my close friends. "Friend" is NOT a button or click-on. The APP store model cannot and yet can (all depending upon the beholder's values) be representative of someone's online experience. "APP" markets are limited. For the curious, both WEB and the APP model need be up and running.http://www.theregister.co.uk/Design/graphics/icons/comment/boffin_32.png

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Head App Store plod punts farts 'n' wiz

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Wait! Blue flame - I've got it!

The Blue Flame SO fits here - The Register editors obviously have withered in an overprotective environment, one deprived of my cousin Keith. On those fun family weekends long ago when the girls all stayed in cousin Linda's room, and all the boys crashed in Keith's room while the parents partied and got polluted in the living room...

Keith would dim the lights, drop his pj's and sit on the floor and light a match. Then he would lift his legs and roll back, holding the match by his arse and rip a fart. Now THAT'S a blue flame. A few of those brought out a richness in the air that was something.

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Adobe to buy Day Software

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Jobs Horns

claws of CMS

Work with DAY CQ5 CMS and its integrated Omniture integration (Omniture, ANOTHER product Adobe bought up) that powers Adobe's business model of accumulating web hit statistics and in integration with FLASH player's hidden server-side stored cookies. I believe that THIS is a real reason Jobs/Apple is rejecting FLASH content on iOS platforms - Apple is cutting off the info stream of invaluable user stats of its solid gold user demographic [from Adobe] and capturing it as their iAd initiative moves forward. Battle to the death here for targeted content tools.

Day's CMS tools for web development/management include Omniture and are in use throughout the net.

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China renews Google's internet licence

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Black Helicopters

Google's Faustian Deal With China

In the "Washington Monthly" July/August 2010 Issue, read "The Agnostic Cartographer" by John Gravois (disclosure - married to wife's cousin) that details how Google serves up China-pleasing info on Google Earth from its China-Based servers but India-pleasing info when accessed in Indian (or most places other than China). Gravois builds his article around a discussion of Arunachal Pradesh, a mountainous region claimed by both countries and disputed for decades. So is Google "doing good?", "doing not good?". "doing us?", or what?

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