New iMac G5’s Unveiled

New iMac’s are out and they’re awesome looking! With everything tucked inside the display and added support for 802.11g and Bluetooth the only cord you’ll need is power. You gotta check’em out on the Apple site.

Design like no-one’s watching

Web Design from Scratch It sounds weird, but no-one’s going to look at that web page design you’re sweating over! Really! 99% of the time, when a web site works, the people using it aren’t looking at the design. Sure, they’re looking at the pages, but looking past the design. They’re busy consuming, interacting. That…

New on Gmail

Something just noticed….Gmail is giving you the option to invite people who email your Gmail account frequently. This is different than the original quantity based invite system that allowed you a certain number of invites. Check your emails to see if you have anyone you can invite to use Gmail. The link should be right…

judge Ruled Friant Damn Illegal

Good news for a local waterway. Merced Sun-Star: A federal judge ruled Friday that the U.S. government violated California law when it built the Friant Dam near Fresno six decades ago, a decision that could settle a 16-year-old water dispute and restore water flows to the state’s second longest river. The U.S. District Court judge…

Differences

Horst:… in Austria, you can’t sit on a train without hearing a mobile phone going off every couple of minutes. In France, you can’t sit on a train without hearing a child going off every couple of minutes.

Take Your Children to the Stars

Origins: “Virtual Field Trips” to Eight Observatories The “Origins” website lets us look over the shoulders of scientists and glimpse the often-unseen moments of investigation. Take “virtual field trips” to eight observatories — Arecibo, where astrobiologists search for signs of life beyond the solar system; Las Cuevas, a research station in Central America’s largest remaining…