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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
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.
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.
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 …
Mark Prigg /
Watch shows through Google TV  —  GOOGLE is to begin broadcasting television programmes over the internet.  The search engine has already signed up an American channel to provide programmes for Google TV and is in talks with the BBC to broadcast its shows as well.
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".

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