links for 2006-02-26

MacIntel Compatible Software The official versiontracker repository of Macintel compatible apps. (tags: Apple intel lists Mac MacBookPro OSX reference software macintel)

Some advice you need if you have kids and a pet goldfish

wikiHow is highlighting a great article this morning on how to keep your goldfish alive for decades. If you got kids and you hate flushing a pet fish then running out trying to find an all night pet store then this is an article you should read.

Bush wants tech people to have better educations or forget about their jobs.

“It’s true that a number of Americans have lost jobs because companies have shifted operations to India. And losing a job is traumatic. It’s difficult. It puts a strain on our families,” he said. But instead of responding with “protectionist policies,” Bush said the United States needs to improve education and job training for displaced…

So what you’re saying is today isn’t ACTUALLY Presidents Day?

Snopes.com, debunkers of urban myths and fraudulent emails, has a great article on…well…today, Presidents Day…er..Washingtons Birthday…uh…well you’ll just have to read it to find out. Here’s a snippet: Snopes.com: Washington’s Birthday has become Presidents’ Day (or President’s Day, or even Presidents Day; the usage is inconsistent) for many of us because federal holidays technically apply…

Google Making Windows Applications For Linux

Looks like pretty soon you’ll be able to use your favorite Windows applications from Google (e.g., Picasa, etc.) on your Linux box. Desktop Linux: The Linux Picasa implementation includes the full feature set of the Windows Picasa 2.x software. It is not, strictly speaking, a port of Picasa to Linux. Instead, Linux Picasa combines Windows…

Give Us The Camera Or We’ll Blog You.

Looks like some mob justice is about to break out. Anil: I’d been following Judith’s story of her lost camera with great interest until the latest update shocked me: “Well,” she said, “we have a bit of a situation. You see, my nine year old son found your camera, and we wanted to show him…

Quote of the Day

I got this from over at Dane’s Business-Opportunities Blog this evening: Thomas Edison: Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. via Worthwhile Living

Worm Attacks Macs Through Chat

Gird those loins Mac users, it looks like someone’s actually going to attempt to attack the OS X platform and you don’t want to be the person who unknowingly clicks the “Accept” button and messes up your system. Extreme Tech: The worm is called OSX/Leap-A, according to a posting on the Web site of antivirus…