Month: September 2005

$100 Laptop for kids

MIT Media lab has started a project that will put $100 laptops in the hands of children who normally wouldn’t have them in countries where, in some cases, they do not even have electricity. The students will be able to

Opera is now Free?

The techie news sites are lighting up with reports of Opera, the alternative web browser, going free. Yes, that’s right. It is now free of charge and can be downloaded from Opera’s web site. I’m not going to provide the

Colored Bash

When I first opened the terminal in Mac OS X, I noticed two things: 1. The fonts looked awful. They did not antialias the fonts. I’m sure many of the hardcore UNIX-heads prefer it that way. Well, I’m used to