September 15th, 2004
|01:57 pm - TIA, 15 September 2004|
(I figured out our blog solution...)
This week on a not-so-special edition of Total Information Awareness (WRCT 88.3FM, Wednesdays 6-7pm, 412-621-WRCT)...
Sony is mass producing OLEDs for a model of Clie, despite the existing tech troubles.
Obscure bits in the Sun-Microsoft deal talk about suing Open Office users.
Very reasonably priced Zero-and-low gravity flights for consumers started yesterday. New X-Prize contender, a Romanian team that for 30000$USD put a rocket into suborbit.
Tech-heavy details about the production of the upcoming Star Wars DVD. 378 Terabytes, Golly.
Paypal against porn and gambling... and regulators?
Amazon's search site A9 departed Beta today. Mix of meta-search engine, portal. The image search works well.
Google Local got made more spiffy.
Google uses an interesting recruiting trick in Cambridge, MA and Palo Alto, CA. This is similar to the banner ads ITA Software ran on slashdot that sucked up a couple of hours of my life. The problem on the resulting URL is also kind of fun.
I submit the JPEG GDI+ incident as this week's Bug of the Week. Or maybe the Secure portable drive that isn't.