Thursday, August 12, 2010

12-Aug-2010 PM clippings


Oracle to continue development of Solaris, but not OpenSolaris:

Argentina's President starts their 60,000-student deployment of OLPC computers. Bolivia may follow suit:

The WikiReader palm-size Wikipedia reader is now available in 14 languages. Soon to add the Project Gutenberg archives:

Rather than display sensible error diagnostics that anyone can read, LG appliances will now beep R2D2-like at a calltaker on the phone:

Support for Australia's universal internet filter wanes as parties realise that education is the best way to protect the kids:

And finally. Why have we been stuck with the QWERTY layout since the 1870's, even though we're now using touchscreens half the time:

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