NEW NET Issues List for 01 Jul 2008

Below is the final list of issues for the TUESDAY, 01 Jul 2008, NEW NET (Northeast Wisconsin Network for Economy and Technology) 7:00 - 9:00 pm weekly gathering upstairs at Tom's Drive In, 501 N Westhill Blvd, Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.

The ‘net

  1. Internet address suffix choice expanded http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/450970a8-43df-11dd-842e-0000779fd2ac.html
  2. How Global Should the Internet Be? http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/content/jun2008/gb20080623_136988.htm
  3. Feds: We are ready for IPv6 D-Day http://www.networkworld.com/news/2008/062608-ipv6-federal-government.html
  4. FriendFeed: One Feature to The Tipping Point http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/friendfeed_tipping_point.php
  5. Twitter Conversations Come To A Screaming Halt http://tinyurl.com/48sdta (TechCrunch)
  6. Why Less Is More And How To Unlock the Web http://mashable.com/2008/06/29/less-is-more-unlock-the-web/

Security, Privacy & Digital Controls

  1. I've Seen the Future, and It Has a Kill Switch http://www.wired.com/politics/security/commentary/securitymatters/2008/06/securitymatters_0626
  2. Senators Question Border Laptop Searches http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20080625/tc_pcworld/147546
  3. Another Security Threat Aimed At Macs Found On The Web http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20080626/tc_cmp/208800731

Mobile Computing & Communicating

  1. Smartphone wars and hype heat up http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25395785/
  2. Microsoft to Acquire Mobicomp http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/microsoft_to_acquire_mobicomp.php
  3. Chrysler takes Wi-Fi on the road http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9978037-7.html
  4. Opera Mobile 9.5 available July 15 http://my.opera.com/operamobile/blog/2008/06/26/the-wait-is-almost-over
  5. Nokia's Symbian Deal Rewrites The Smartphone Rules http://tinyurl.com/3ko454 (Information Week)
  6. Princeton University to publish Kindle textbooks http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9979179-7.html

Open Source

  1. Michelle Bisson balances consulting with Joomla! volunteerism http://www.linux.com/feature/139078
  2. Google's open source Android OS will free the wireless web http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/magazine/16-07/ff_android
  3. Build your own ultimate boot disc http://www.linux.com/feature/137524
  4. Linux Security: Easy as 1-2-3 http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com/netsecur/article.php/3755376
  5. Ten sticking points for new Ubuntu users http://www.linux.com/feature/139214


  1. A Media Server from Google http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2008/06/media-server-from-google.html
  2. Google will rule TV ads like Web ads? http://www.last100.com/2007/07/19/google-wants-to-do-for-tv-what-it-did-for-the-web/
  3. Google gives Blogger a long overdue facelift http://tinyurl.com/6pldha (DownloadSquad)
  4. Google Tests the New iGoogle http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2008/06/google-tests-new-igoogle.html
  5. The Google Way of Science http://www.kk.org/thetechnium/archives/2008/06/the_google_way.php
  6. Leaving Google: Back to Microsoft http://1-800-magic.blogspot.com/2008/06/back-to-microsoft.html
  7. The GOOG->MSFT Exodus: Working at Google vs. Working at Microsoft http://tinyurl.com/5nw6vr (Dare Obasanjo)
  8. Google search engine optimization tips for beginners http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/free-search-engine-optimizatio-tips/

General Technology

  1. Twenty Years Later, So Little Change http://blog.psaonline.org/2008/06/27/twenty-years-later-so-little-change/
  2. North Pole May Be Ice-Free This Summer http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,372542,00.html
  3. Gates to step down from Microsoft on 27 Jun 2008 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7476720.stm
  4. The hits and misses of Microsoft http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7477113.stm
  5. Microsoft fires shot across VMware bow with Hyper-V release http://tinyurl.com/4zqlnw (Ars technica)
  6. Ten Reasons Why Vista Isn't That Bad http://gizmodo.com/5019908/ten-reasons-why-vista-isnt-that-bad
  7. Rural New Mexico school podcasts to students http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080625/ap_on_hi_te/tec_techbit_podcast_campus
  8. Nintendo DS teaches English in school http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080626/ap_on_hi_te/japan_nintendo_in_schools

Leisure & Entertainment

  1. Web animation site aniBoom raises $10 million http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080627/wr_nm/aniboom_dc
  2. Video games as health therapy http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080626/tc_nm/videogames_health_tech_life_dc
  3. Nintendo owners get their chance to rock out http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080625/ap_en_ot/game_review_rock_games
  4. Console makers embrace indie game developers http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080622/ap_on_hi_te/tec_indie_games
  5. Upcoming Games Boost Wii http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,147693-c,techindustrytrends/article.html
  6. Rhapsody’s DRM-free threats bounce off iTunes' chest http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9980354-7.html

Economy and Technology

  1. Phone giants roll out 'Three Screen' Strategy http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121444692903505789.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
  2. Intel’s snub of Vista: will other major corporations follow? http://news.cnet.com/8301-13505_3-9978419-16.html
  3. Rumor: Microsoft to buy semantic search engine Powerset for $100M plus http://tinyurl.com/68pft9 (VentureBeat)
  4. 8 in 10 businesses now using Macs http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/06/26/8_in_10_businesses_now_using_Macs_1.html
  5. Workplaces to see more spats over after-hours http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080625/tc_nm/workplace_blackberry_dc

Civilian Aerospace

  1. Solar power to set sail in space http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9979259-7.html
  2. Defect Delays SpaceX's Falcon 1 Launch http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/080627-spacex-thirdlaunch-update.html
  3. A skeptic’s guide to space exploration http://www.thespacereview.com/article/1160/1
  4. Abu Dhabi to stage Global Space Technology Forum http://www.ameinfo.com/162019.html
  5. Rocketeers try, try again http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2008/06/30/1176167.aspx
  6. Shuttle Camp Enrollment Soars, Extra Weeks Added http://www.nmspacemuseum.org/content.php?id=147
  7. Rocket hobbyists gather for desert launches http://www.pe.com/localnews/sbcounty/stories/PE_News_Local_S_rockets15.448d86c.html

Supercomputing & GPUs

  1. Tesla 10 & CUDA 2.0: Technical Analysis & Performance http://www.beyond3d.com/content/articles/106
  2. nVidia Tesla processors boost oil industry http://www.itpro.co.uk/604017/nvidia-tesla-processors-boost-oil-industry
  3. Hyperwall 2: Most Powerful Visualization System Ever http://tinyurl.com/64xvor (Gizmodo)
  4. Institute for CyberScience to Expand Computing Power for Research http://tinyurl.com/6cwl4h (HPCwire)
  5. Cinnafilm to Showcase Cinnafilm HD1 Real-Time Film Simulator http://tinyurl.com/6eslbc (HPCwire)
  6. GPGPUs Make Headway in Bioscience http://www.hpcwire.com/features/GPGPUs_Make_Headway_in_Bioscience.html



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