The Null Device
Amusing juxtaposition of the day: Christ died for our Dunkin' Donuts (JPG; via Kottke)
To combat RSI, researchers have developed a computer mouse which squeaks if presse too hard. (BBC News)
First mouse clone dies of natural causes at an advanced age: (BBC News)
She had reached the age of two years and seven months - about seven months above the average for a mouse. Her age corresponds roughly to human age of 95.
This morning I noticed that my mobile phone (on Telstra MobileNet) has started displaying the name of the local base station (Melbourne or Carlton when I'm at work).
EMI to sell its music online -- exclusively in Windows Media format. Sorry, Mac and Linux users, looks like you'll have to downgrade... (WIRED News)
Update: Metallica Ate My Napster has shot even further up the mp3.com charts; it is now at #4 on the Melbourne charts, and #17 on the Australian charts (not to mention holding at #5 on the Minimal charts). Now if only I had the time to make a follow-up...
Sydney now has a new railway line to its airport -- an idea whose time has come? (Though not seemingly in public-transport-deficient Melbourne.)
Daily dose of irony: Police seize illegal firearms, drugs -- in raid on police station. (The Age)
New European Space Agency to find new ideas for future development -- by looking at science-fiction books. (via Slashdot)