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April 28, 2005

Mac OS 10.4 aka Tiger arrived early

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Tiger arrived a day early. I've actually had the opportunity to play with it for awhile prior to today but for those wondering what the big deal is you can visit Apple's Tiger page to find out more.

In a nutshell:
* Spotlight - Search everything on your Mac fast (files, contacts, e-mail, movies, music, calendars and applications).
* Dashboard - Desktop widgets or mini-applications with 3rd party support (calculators, dictionary, translation, flight info, weather, etc.)
* Many backend updates (CoreImage, CoreAudio, Quicktime, etc)

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April 26, 2005

A take on the media in 2014

EPIC 2014

Go check out an interesting flash animation of what the media will be like in 2014. The New York Times goes offline and Google ends up ruling media by massively filtering and aggregating digital content.

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April 6, 2005

Starbucks Delocator

Delocator.net

Interested in a non-corporate, unique, non-cookiecutter coffee house experience? Look no further, search for a cafe near you at the Starbucks Delocator. For those of you in downtown Indy, the Abbey on Mass. ave. shows up in a search.

via Joi Ito's Anti-Starbucks site doesn't use "Starbucks" in name blog post

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