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David Berlind / ZDNet:
Move over Microsoft, Dell.  The $100 PC cometh.  From MIT.  —  Home Hardware Infrastructure Wired & Wireless Mobile Government  —  As a part of what he says is his life's most important work, MIT Media Labs director Nicholas Negroponte is on course to deliver a $100 laptop to the people who need it most: the world's children.
Discussion: iBLOGthere4iM and Daily Wireless
Sub-$100 laptop design unveiled
Kevin Bullis /
A Hundred-Dollar Laptop for Hungry Minds
Discussion: IP Democracy and Between the Lines
China Martens / Macworld:
MIT to launch $100 laptop prototype in November
Richard MacManus / Read/Write Web:
Web 2.0 Elevator Pitch  —  The 'What is Web 2.0?' meme is everywhere and everyone seems to have a different interpretation.  Here are some of the latest:  —  Om Malik: "a "collection of technologies - be it VoIP, Digital Media, XML, RSS, Google Maps... whatever .... that leverage the power of always on …
Om Malik / Om Malik's Broadband Blog:
What is Web 2.0?  —  Last night, I was at a dinner, where one of the topics of discussion was Web 2.0.  More appropriately, what is Web 2.0?  It is a damn fine question, and difficult one to answer.  D. Keith Robinson writes, "Depending on who's using the term, you could be talking …
Web 2.0 Coverage
Discussion: Bokardo and Silkworm Blog
Lynn Fox /
NASA Takes Google on Journey into Space  —  NASA Ames Research Center, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, and Mountain View-based Google Inc. today announced plans to collaborate on a number of technology-focused research-and-development activities that will couple some of Earth's most powerful technology resources.
Associated Press:
Google Plans Lavish Campus
Gary Price / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Roll Your Own Search Engine With Rollyo (Beta)  —  For the past few weeks I've had the chance to test out and create several focused and targeted search engines (based URLS I specified) with Rollyo, a new search tool released to the public today in an early beta by Dave Pell of Davenetics fame.
Daniel Terdiman / CNET
Esquire wikis article on Wikipedia  —  When Esquire magazine writer A.J. Jacobs decided to do an article about the freely distributable and freely editable online encyclopedia Wikipedia, he took an innovative approach: He posted a crummy, error-laden draft of the story to the site.
Dave Taylor / Tech Support and Business Questions? …:
GOOGLE ADSENSE ADDS "ADVERTISE ON THIS SITE"?  —  Dave, rumor has it that Google's introducing a new "advertise on this site" feature for the top performers in the AdSense program, but I can't seem to find any specific information about it, and when I go to the AdSense site, there's no information about it.
Gootch / Google Addiction:
A Date To Remember  —  Google is developing a Calendar service that will likely be known to everyone as "GCalendar".  There has been speculation in the past about such a service, but now there is evidence that Google has been thinking about it since 2004.  —  Another mysterious domain registered …
disclaimer  —  This setup worked for me, but I really can not tell you or guarantee you this will work for you also... you are risking your ipod with this!!!  —  Somehow, the 5.8V this setup was giving, bothered me and kept me from putting this project away as being finished …
Fujifilm FinePix F11  —  Fujifilm FinePix F11 digital camera introduction : Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. has announced the debut of the new Fujifilm FinePix F11, a 6.3-megapixel digital camera featuring a 3x optical zoom lens, a large, 2.5-inch LCD monitor, sensitivity of up to ISO 1600 and expanded manual shooting functions.
Richard MacManus / ZDNet:
The Web-based Office will have its day  —  I first profiled a Web 2.0 office in early September and since then more web-based office products have surfaced.  Peter Rip posted recently that he's now "bumped into an alpha or beta Web-incarnation for every Microsoft desktop product".
Michael Gartenberg:
More on the good and the better  —  Scoble touches on a really important point.  If we were chatting about the "next big thing" four years ago, we probably wouldn't be talking about a digital music format that offered less quality than the standard CD quality that consumers were used to.

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