MacWEEK reports that Starnine has been sold to "Platinum Utility Holdings". Who?
Michael Richardson rebuts "The bison doesn't seem like a bad choice to me. After all, what are the really memorable animals of the frontier? The bison, the coyote, the prairie dog, the rattlesnake, the horned toad... it could be a whole lot worse. :-)"
Wired is doing a story on startups formed by ex-Apple people in the last twelve months. If you know of one, send email to email@example.com.
Every Monday another coool site is featured on Thea's Galleria.
If you have a stylishly interesting site implemented with Frontier, please send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. It's not the technology that counts for these sites, it's the site design we're interested in.
Check out this elegant demo of XSL on Microsoft's XML site.
Note to Microsoft's webmaster: It would be more valuable if this site weren't frame-based. The Back button works. I want to easily find the source of the XSL style sheets.
A breath-taking BusinessWeek editorial hails Bill Gates as the robber baron of the software age.
WebMonkey's Jeff Veen says MSIE 4.0/Mac is missing important features.
TechWeb interview with Microsoft's Chris Carper on the feature set of MSIE/Mac.
Jackob Nielsen recommends the use of Link Titles.
How to do it: <a href="geeks.html" title="Deep technical info for geekish users.">Geeks</a>.
Today's NY Times raises a free speech issue first raised here on Scripting News. The question is whether an employee can be fired because his employer finds his writing offensive. The site in question is http://www.camworld.com/.
Newstracker query for "Karla Faye Tucker".
Dan Gillmor in the SJ Merc connects the logic of gun control and encryption technology. My own opinion: guns are outdated dangerous technology that don't have a peaceful purpose and should be regulated as much as possible. Software is current technology, and the benefits of distributing encryption technology internationally far outweighs the risks.
News.com: Free email a hot property.
Guys! Here's proof that women have a sense of humor!
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