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Dual-Booting Windows XP on a Macintel  —  The Problems  — The modified Darwin Bootloader is made for EFI w/ EFI supporting operating systems  —  OK... So step by step.  —  Where is the BIOS used?  For what?  How?  —  The OS sends low-level calls to the BIOS that tell it exactly how to deal with the hardware.
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Bubble 2.0 Is a Bubble in Media  —  There is a bubble in the tech industry, but it has nothing to do with the behavior of venture capital, as so many people are discussing.  There's a bubble because the tech industry is trying to be the new media industry, and very few people …
Rick Segal / The Post Money Value:
VC 2.0 part 2  —  First rule: Don't write blog entries so late at night as they end up being cryptic.  Sorry 'bout that, Mark.  —  Here's some additional information on this whole VC disruption thing from my perspective.  —  I've been doing the VC thing for about 5 years which makes me a complete novice/nobody.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Bookmarks integrated into Google Toolbar  —  Google added bookmarks to version 4 of its Internet Explorer Toolbar (note that this is not available for their Firefox Toolbar).  Google Bookmarks have been available since October on the Google site, but were not integrated into the toolbar until now.
Andy Abramson / VoIP Watch:
Tello Explained  —  Last week a rocking big story broke in the Wall Street Journal about Tello, a company that has extremely deep roots in VoIP, especially when you realize that the essence of the company is Presence, and the person who has been championing presence almost as long as he has been championing VoIP is Jeff Pulver.
Discussion: Alec Saunders .LOG
Chris Sherman / Search Engine Watch:
Google Releases Upgraded Toolbar  —  Google has enhanced its toolbar for Internet Explorer, introducing several new features that will appeal to regular users of the program.  —  The new features include enhanced "suggestions" that appear on the fly as you type a query …
Discussion: Googling Google and InsideGoogle
Katie Hafner / New York Times:
Seeing Fakes, Angry Traders Confront EBay  —  SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28 — A year ago Jacqui Rogers, a retiree in southern Oregon who dabbles in vintage costume jewelry, went on eBay and bought 10 butterfly brooches made by Weiss, a well-known maker of high-quality costume jewelry in the 1950's and 1960's.
Tom Zeller Jr / New York Times:
How to Outwit the World's Internet Censors  —  When Google announced last week that it would censor its new search service in China, the company became, to many, the latest component in that country's sophisticated system of information control.  —  With strategies ranging …
Discussion: IFTF's Future Now
The Mobile Phone Rings: You're Fired!  —  Most young Europeans would choose SMS over their phone service, if they had to pick one  —  Feb. 6, 2006 issue - Are you afraid of storms, bursting levees and killer tsunamis?  Hold on to your cell phone-it may soon be warning you of impending catastrophe.
Discussion: Coolz0r
Jack Shafer / Slate:
Not Just Another Column About Blogging  —  What newspaper history says about newspaper future.  —  Six months ago, I stumbled upon a brilliant 16,241-word paper about press consolidation, and it didn't occur to me until this week, while attending yet another blogger conference, how to spin it into a column.
Discussion: Bloggers Blog
Sandhill Trek:
My Friend Dave  —  Dave, I thank you for this post.  Here it is, first-day morning and I'm blowing off another Quaker meeting due to rainy weather, a mild cold, things to do, and the fact that I'm not a great Friend I guess.  What better circumstances to reflect on what it means to be lower-case "f" friend?
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
DOJ May One Day Try to Break Up Google  —  In chapter eight John Battelle's incredible book, The Search, he astutely predicted that Google would increasingly fall under the watchful eye of the US government.  As we saw earlier this month, John was right.  The US government requested aggregate search data …
Dana Massey /
Debate: Major IPs as MMORPGs [ page 1 of 1 ]  —  Debate: Should Major IPs (Intellectual Properties) Be Made Into MMORPGs?  —  Editor's Introduction: We change up the authors - although full credit for topic choice goes to Frank and Garrett who will return next week - but the debate continues.
Kim Peterson / Seattle Times:
Microsoft acquiring Seadragon Software  —  Microsoft is acquiring Seadragon Software, a Seattle-based company developing technologies that could be used across several of the software giant's businesses, including Web search, cellphone services, mapping and digital-photo programs.
Anina .Net /
slides gave me an ultimatum  —  if you have been wondering why i have not been posting a lot since coming back from germany, it's because my agency gave me an ultimatum: either quit doing the technology stuff, or leave the agency.  they say that fashion and technology do not go together.
Discussion: Scobleizer and Marc's Voice

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