Gov Arnold announced his transition team today. Interestingly, it included Carly Fiorina, CEO of HP. Her political ambitions have been noted before. Arnold/Carly in '12? Also on the list, San Francisco mayor Willie Brown. A very shrewd choice, because San Francisco is the one big city in California which did not vote for Arnold...
Wired reports China's Great Leap Upward. "Giving the firmest signs yet that China is about to blast a 'taikonaut' into orbit, news reports Wednesday said it would take place Oct. 15 and be shown live on television." And no doubt on the 'net, too.
godless thinks "the Bell Curvers" will win in the end. "People can and will deny the validity of the g-factor until it becomes the basis for engineering." Excellent point. People could and did deny the validity of a round earth until it became the basis for colonization.
SETI@home is transitioning to BOINC, a general purpose distributed computing network. Cool. I've been a big supporter of SETI@home. (I'm currently in 1,215th place out of 4,704,523 users.)
Well, Napster 2.0 missed their launch date yesterday. They are taking "pre-registrations", I pre-registered so I can watch what they're up to. Stay tuned.
Yesterday I noted the new Pioneer receiver which supports Windows Media 9 streaming. Julien Couvreur emailed to point out it only streams WMA 9 audio, not video. So how long before another one supports video, too?
Dave Winer asks "what's the opposite of bing"? Silence.