Manhattan Skyline

March 31, 2008
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Margaret Atwood on Anne of Green Gables | The News is NowPublic.com

March 31, 2008

Margaret Atwood on Anne of Green Gables | The News is NowPublic.com includes one of my photos. It is of the unveiling of the Anne of Green Gables coin.

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OLPC keyboards literally being ripped apart

March 31, 2008
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OLPC keyboards literally being ripped apart – Engadget ends with “if the OLPC can’t handle the abuse of some ungrateful little yuppie larvae, how is this thing supposed to hold up in the developing world” which I read just as I was thinking “I wonder if kids these were developed for are actually treating them […]

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Hackers Assault Epilepsy Patients via Computer

March 30, 2008

Hackers Assault Epilepsy Patients via Computer Internet griefers descended on an epilepsy support message board last weekend and used JavaScript code and flashing computer animation to trigger migraine headaches and seizures in some users… The incident, possibly the first computer attack to inflict physical harm on the victims, began Saturday, March 22, when attackers used […]

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All 44 Blackboard Patent Claims Invalidated

March 29, 2008

Slashdot | All 44 Blackboard Patent Claims Invalidated has a lot of links talking about Bb’s patent fights. I’m too tired to look up the stuff in the past, but Bb seemed to be trying to patent everything having to do with online learning, as if they had invented it. I’ll have to dig later, […]

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FUERZABRUTA

March 29, 2008

I’m off to see FUERZABRUTA with Aleja; Andrew and I waited in line for rush tickets. Just left andrew and laura, as laura’s in between shows, and they’re off for dinner. Andrew and I hit the road early tomorrow to drive home, and I can catch up with things. Can’t wait to get back to […]

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yesterday in NYC

March 29, 2008
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Had lunch with Alex H, and talked about some projects, and his latest book which is just finishing up. Met Aleja at the new Mac store at 14th and 9th. We got an appointment for a Mac expert for today. Andrew and Aleja were making fun of me. We went to Pastis again, at the […]

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iPhone – Canadian Trade-marks Database

March 29, 2008
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CIPO – Canadian Trade-marks Database has the filing history for some sort of trademark ruling for the iPhone which shows things going forward: Filed 21 December 2007 Created 21 December 2007 Formalized 28 December 2007 Translation Requested 01 January 2008 01 March 2008 Translation Received 10 January 2008 Translation Received 17 January 2008 Search Recorded […]

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Central Park, NYC in early spring

March 28, 2008
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Andrew and I walked through the part on our way to find the conference hotel on the first day, and the light was particular, and I caught some of these shots.

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More in NYC

March 28, 2008

I finished most of my meetings and presentations, and am having lunch with Alex Halavais today, and perhaps meet up with Aleja after her violin lessons. Got some nice pictures of things though.

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