Wednesday, August 12, 2009

12-Aug-2009 AM clippings


The US invests in rural wifi. A much sounder bet than the fancy fibre plans we've got here:

Microsoft patents its OOXML XML Office format in the US, including its use in web-based editors:

Penguin Computing release Penguin on Demand, an HPC cluster for rent much like Amazon's EC2 but with a lot more grunt:

Google hires cyclists to ride a tricycle around the pedestrian-only areas of Paris to complete their street-view maps:

And finally. For the environmentally-friendly grafitti artist we have the self-charging LED spray can. It recharges when you shake it:

Vik :v) Diamond Age Solutions Ltd.

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