Wednesday, June 18, 2008


CNet has a slideshow today of Next Generation PC Designs. Some of them are really great.

Even though the Mozilla site was down for nearly 2 hours after the launch of Firefox 3 was supposed to start, they still cleared about 8 million downloads in the first 24 hours. (One of those was me, and so far I like it.)

A long-lost book written in 1881 by an anonymous author from New Zealand has just been republished. They claim it is the first book to describe the colonization of outer space by humans. An important piece of history for SF literature.

Last week I linked to stories about a New York apartment that was made over as a scavenger hunt/puzzle box. Today it was announced that JJ Abrams is making a movie about the story.

Interview with Gordon Mohr about the Internet Archive.

There is nothing new on TV tonight.

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