Bloodshot eyes, shaky hands, and Clarus the dogcow everywhere – where else could you find this combination except at MacHack, from which Adam shares the winners of the MacHax Best Hack Contest. Also in this issue, Chris Barylick examines how public schools and user groups can aid one another, Jeff chases down Apple’s frenzy of software updates from last week, and Adam’s iPhoto Visual QuickStart Guide becomes available in paperback.
iPhoto Book Now Available -- My latest book, iPhoto 1.1 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide, is now available in the traditional dead tree format from fine booksellers everywhere at a cover price of $20
Free Macworld Expo Exhibit Passes -- Speaking of Peachpit Press, Kim Lombardi there tells me that they have stacks of free passes to the show floor of the upcoming Macworld Expo in New York City that they can mail out to anyone who wants one
Based on the number of times Software Update popped up on my screen last week, I'd believe Apple's programmers were cranking to meet some end of quarter quota
On a quiet October afternoon in Arlington, Virginia, Dr. Rhonda Clevenson sits her sixth-grade Exemplary Project students down in front of the several iMacs scattered about her classroom to teach them how to edit video in iMovie
The centerpiece of the annual MacHack conference is the MacHax Group's Best Hack Contest, in which the world's best programmers compete (preferably during the preceding 48 hours) to come up with software that displays the ultimate in programming creativity, knowledge, or arcana, ideally presented with tongue firmly planted in cheek