Okay, no more maps, I promise. Just good old blog filtering...
This is fascinating - Donna Frye, environmentalist, gadfly, and surf shop owner, is likely to be the new major of San Diego, and she was elected as a write-in candidate! How cool is that!! Democracy in action. She's a "blue" in a red city, but her populist message has apparently stuck a chord. [ via Ann Althouse ]
Philip Greenspun thinks Kerry voters will be happier than if Kerry had won. "For most people it would appear that anger is preferable to despair." Interesting. I have to admit, George Bush sure has been a convenient target for everyone.
Bambi Francisco opines Stem-cell research payoff to take years. At least ten, maybe more - which means VCs will not be in on the action. However there could be ancillary businesses which benefit in a shorter timeframe. Such as Aperio :)
Science News: Hide and see. "Conflicting views of reef-fish colors." Wow.
Here we have the Henk suitcase. Custom built, and only $20,000. Forbes reports since its unveiling in September, a total of zero have been sold. [ via Ottmar Liebert, who notes "they built it and no one came!" ]
Hey, today Firefox 1.0 was released! Cool. Here's a link to the bittorrent download for it. If you're still using Internet Explorer as your default browser, you should really check this out. Friends don't let friends surf with IE...