This is one impressive site filled with Origami art. In case you don’t know what Origami is, it is the art of folding paper into decorative shapes, usually from uncut squares.
Month: December 2005
BBC NEWS | Technology | Wikipedia joker eats humble pie
The quality of Wikipedia has recently been questioned, because of a false biography entry on the journalist John Seigenthaler.
The story first surfaced in USAToday: “A false Wikipedia ‘biography'”.
The person that produced the false Wikipedia entry was discovered, as reported in the BBC article.
But this is a real and serious problem.
I love the concept of Wikipedia, but the world is a dificult environment for idealists.
Wireless Philadelphia Non Profit Organization
As mentioned in a previous post, The City of Philidelphia is launching affordable wireless access.
A non-profit organisation, Wireless Philadelphia, has been set up to manage this.
BBC NEWS | Programmes | Click Online | Wi-fi venture tests Philadelphia
Philidelphia is launching affordable, municipal wide, Wi-Fi coverage. One of the key drivers behind this project was to shrink the digital divide, and this is a very noble cause. The city considers Internet access to be like street lighting and sanitation.
Needless to say, heavy lobbying on part of the telecommunications industri has succeded in stopping similar projects in other states, and also elsewhere in Pensylvania.
Telegraph | News | His goal was to make it simple to use and a joy to look at. He succeeded. The result was the iPod
This article from the Telegraphy, features an interview with Jonathan Ive, top designer from Apple. The attention to detail, like the design of screen hinge on the iMac G5, is really made clear from reading this interview.
The European Homepage For The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope
I just stumbled upon the official website of the Hubble Space Telescope, spacetelescope.org. spacetelescope.org is a great site, the place to go for all those amazing images, that keeps coming, after Hubble has been in service for 15 years.
The final version of Firefox 1.5 was released Nov-29th. It seems like a safe bet. I’ve been running RC2 and RC3, with no major problems, for a couple of weeks now. I really like the tab-organiser and of course that we now have a danish version of 1.5.
But what to make of the announcement on mozilla.org, that Firefox and Thunderbird has been given “a new home”?
The “new home” is mozilla.com (Mozilla Corporation) rather than mozilla.org (Mozilla Foundation), I suppose this marks some kind of new direction and/or strategy for the Firefox project.