NEW NET Issues List for 26 Aug 2008

Below is the final list of issues for the TUESDAY, 26 August 2008, NEW NET (Northeast Wisconsin Network for Economy and Technology) 7:00 - 9:00 pm weekly gathering. This week we're upstairs at Tom's Drive In, 501 N Westhill Blvd, Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.

The ‘net

  1. Can P4P Solve Bandwidth Bloat? http://gigaom.com/2008/08/21/can-p4p-solve-bandwidth-bloat/
  2. Firefox to get massive JavaScript performance boost http://tinyurl.com/6saut7 (Ars technica)
  3. The Invisible Social Revolution http://www.techcrunchit.com/2008/08/22/the-invisible-social-revolution/
  4. Trulia Upgrades Make Real Estate Personal http://mashable.com/2008/08/24/trulia-news-feed/
  5. Fog Creek Copilot: Remote Assistance https://www.copilot.com/
  6. Firefox 3 add-on: Read It Later https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/7661
  7. Brightcove CEO Discusses The Future And Failures Of Online Video http://tinyurl.com/0 (TechCrunch)
  8. IE 8 to include private browsing feature http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10025111-83.html
  9. Fwix, the local news and social aggregator http://tinyurl.com/5vhwj6 (Ars technica)

Security, Privacy & Digital Controls

  1. Judge lifts fare card hack gag order, punts on 1st Amendment http://tinyurl.com/6855bj (Ars technica)
  2. Two new ways to location-enable your web apps http://tinyurl.com/5o7ptk (Google)
  3. Stream ciphers cower before Adi Shamir's cube attack http://tinyurl.com/65fmty (Ars technica)
  4. Psychological profiling on the Web http://news.yahoo.com/s/cnet/20080821/tc_cnet/8301100931002274383

Mobile Computing & Communicating

  1. A review of the Nokia E71 http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2008/08/22.html
  2. Final Issue of Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine http://www.pocketpcmag.com/cms/finalissue
  3. Mexicans to use cell phones to pay stores and taxis http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080825/tc_nm/cb_mexico_telephones_dc
  4. LG KC910 is the 8-megapixel successor of Viewty http://tinyurl.com/6lp7jx (PhoneArena)
  5. Apple's Ambitious iPhone 3G Plans http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/aug2008/tc20080821_199140.htm
  6. Who Says You Can't VoIP on Aircell http://andyabramson.blogs.com/voipwatch/2008/08/who-says-you-ca.html
  7. VoIP Blocking Explained http://skypejournal.com/2008/08/voip-blocking-explained.html
  8. Ready to Ditch GrandCentral? Take a Look at PhoneFusion One http://tinyurl.com/5uyhyg (WebWorkerDaily)
  9. Web-based QuickBooks Online iPhone interface http://www.macworld.com/article/135198/2008/08/quickenonline_iphone.html
  10. VoIP Goes Mobile http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/aug2008/tc20080825_613129.htm

Open Source

  1. USB flash drives and Linux http://practical-tech.com/infrastructure/a-modest-linux-usb-suggestion/
  2. Help your favorite "public interest" free software project win $10,000 http://www.linux.com/feature/145634
  3. K9Copy helps make DVD backups easy http://www.linux.com/feature/144541
  4. South American FOSS show is a big deal http://www.linux.com/feature/146170
  5. Frag 'em in your own backyard with Sauerbraten http://www.linux.com/feature/145339


  1. Google making SSL changes, other sites quiet http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10023958-83.html
  2. Google's food perks on the chopping block? http://valleywag.com/5040986/googles-food-perks-on-the-chopping-block
  3. Google finally ready to take Jaiku seriously? http://venturebeat.com/2008/08/24/google-finally-ready-to-take-jaiku-seriously/

General Technology

  1. AT&T ConnecTech: we can out-geek-squad the Geek Squad http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-10022183-93.html
  2. Nvidia conference is all about the other processor http://tinyurl.com/678ycc (Internet News) http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-10025742-64.html
  3. Microsoft releases Desktops, new virtual desktop manager http://tinyurl.com/6bfll4 (DownloadSquad) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/0e18b180-9b7a-4c49-8120-c47c5a693683.aspx
  4. Amazon Kindle for college kids? http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/08/23/amazon-confirms-student-version-of-kindle/
  5. New efforts to store wind power http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2008/08/26/ap5359763.html
  6. NVIDIA disses Larrabee, cops to underestimating ATI http://tinyurl.com/6kadtw (Ars technica)

Leisure & Entertainment

  1. Microsoft Photosynth: Your Pictures in 3D http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/microsoft_launches_photosynth.php
  2. Photosynth Leaves Mac Users in the Dust http://blog.wired.com/business/2008/08/photosynth-leav.html
  3. Intel and Yahoo team to offer internet television http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Intel-Yahoo-Internet-television,6221.html
  4. New PlayStation and PSP unveiled http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7574933.stm
  5. Adobe mobile app meets Photoshop Elements, Express updates http://tinyurl.com/6oc6hd (Download.com)

Economy and Technology

  1. What Obama’s Text Message Campaign Reveals http://gigaom.com/2008/08/24/what-obamas-text-message-campaign-reveals/
  2. Microsoft pays Novell $100 million more for Linux support http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080820/tc_nm/microsoft_novell_dc
  3. Amazon Buys Shelfari and its Innovative UI http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/amazon_buys_shelfari.php
  4. Turn nabs $15 million for search-like ad tech http://news.yahoo.com/s/cnet/20080821/tc_cnet/8301102331002210793

Civilian Aerospace

  1. Space junkies ask 'who owns the moon?' http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-10024047-76.html
  2. Eight Months of Grueling Training in Russia's Star City http://www.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/16-09/ff_starcity
  3. Earthbound http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=11965352
  4. Sky's the limit if satellite maker wins contracts http://www.investors.com/editorial/IBDArticles.asp?artsec=7&issue=20080825
  5. Russian Rocket: All Fueled Up, But No Place to Fly http://www.space.com/news/080822-dnepr-thailand-woes.html
  6. New Thin Skin to Protect Tiny Spacecraft http://www.space.com/businesstechnology/080819-acs-micro-spacecraft.html

Supercomputing & GPUs

  1. CUDA, Supercomputing for the Masses: Part 7 http://www.ddj.com/hpc-high-performance-computing/210102115
  2. GPUs Help Spread Parallel Computing http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/article/HONSHI/20080729/155654/
  3. Gigabyte's monstrous 6 TFlops Core i7 prototype motherboard http://www.tgdaily.com/content/view/39056/135/



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