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iChat 2.1 beta

Apple has released a public beta of iChat 2.1, which makes it possible to engage in video and audio chats with Windows users running AIM 5.5. (Of course, I don’t know anyone using Windows and a Web cam, so I haven’t been able to test it yet.) iChat 2.1b also introduces a strange limitation: if ...


Coffee Boosts Stamina

A little coffee before your ride or workout can increase your stamina, according to an article at the BBC: <a title=" BBC NEWS | Health | Coffee ‘boosts exercise stamina'” href=””>Coffee ‘boosts exercise stamina’. That’s probably why I can get from Herkimer Coffee to the office so quickly on my bike! (It could also be ...


Cycling Sportsmanship

Excellent article in the L.A. Times about sportsmanship in cycling, especially the Tour de France: In Cycling, Winning With Honor Means Everything . It’s wonderful to see that this type of behavior still exists.


Good Eats

At Macworld Expo a couple weeks ago, my friend and author Dori Smith was showing off her Sony-Ericcson T68i phone, and she played a ring tone with the expectancy that I’d immediately recognize the tune. I failed. Looking at my confused expression, she said, “You know, Alton Brown!” Nothing – Alton Brown could have been ...


Hello World

Obligatory “Look out world, I have my own blog!” comment inserted here.