You may be an inforg and not even know it. In this issue, we welcome back Professor Luciano Floridi for a forward-looking article on how we’re adapting to the infosphere and what’s in store as humans and technology continue to merge (and no, we’re not talking cyborgs). In other news, Apple releases Security Update 2006-005 and AirPort Update 2006-001 to deal with potential AirPort exploits, the iTunes Store sells 125,000 movies during the first week of movie sales, Adobe attempts to clarify the future of GoLive, and Glenn Fleishman reviews Rogue Amoeba’s Fission audio editor.
Playlist is reporting that Walt Disney President and CEO Robert Iger said that 125,000 downloadable movies had been purchased in the week since Apple's debut of movies on the iTunes Store
Apple last week released a pair of updates, Security Update 2006-005 and AirPort Update 2006-001, which resolve a trio of related potential exploits in which a local attacker could inject a maliciously crafted frame into a wireless network
Adobe wrote in to tell us that my article about GoLive CS2 being dropped from the the forthcoming Adobe Creative Suite 2.3 bundle and replaced with Dreamweaver 8 was incorrect
Rogue Amoeba last week released Fission, a simple audio-manipulation program which can handle AIFF, MP3, unprotected AAC (m4a), and Apple Lossless format files
If you can look into the seeds of time,
And say which grain will grow and which will not,
Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fear
Your favours nor your hate.
-- Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act I, Scene III, 59-62.
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Take Control Tackles Thanksgiving Dinner -- A quick note for our Canadian friends: if you're thinking about Thanksgiving on October 9th, take a look at our just-released "Take Control of Thanksgiving Dinner." It's a very cool experiment in applying Joe Kissell's skills in breaking a complex task into easily accomplished steps
coconutWiFi Reveals Nearby Networks, Status -- This helpful menu bar addition lets you see nearby wireless networks, but does it slow down your connection? (1 message)
Crossing platforms with PowerPoint -- A PowerPoint presentation originally created on a Mac hits snags when run from a Windows laptop, traced back to the way PowerPoint converts image file formats