New Creative Commons 3.0 licenses launch

The new Creative Commons 3.0 licenses have shipped. The new licenses seem mostly concerned with housekeeping issues between international versions and clarifying some liability issues. One thing I’m very glad of is that the CC licenses still say that people who redistribute CC-licensed work can’t infect it with DRM

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Picture of Google’s first server.

I’m sure they have a slightly better setup now.

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How to build a killer linux broadband router with a cheap PC

Building a reliable, full-featured broadband router can be very easy and cost-efficient. This article is about building one for routing a LAN to the Internet with NAT (Network Address Translation — Linux users also call it as IP Masquerading) using an old computer and a Linux micro-distribution designed to have very low hardware requirements

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The real Halo 3 MA5C AR (with pics)

The similarities are uncanny.

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If Operating Systems Ran The Airlines…

Great description of UNIX, Dos, Mac, Windows, NT, XP, and Linux.

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IEEE 802.16m to Bring 1Gbps Wireless Transfer Rates

The new standard is still more than a year or two away, but according to IEEE documents, the group hopes that 802.16m will be able to deliver 1Gbps transfer rates over the air. In fact, 802.16m is “required” to meet downstream speeds of up to 1Gbps in “nomadic” mode, or high efficiency/strong signal mode.

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Firefox 2.0.0.2 out

Firefox 2.0.0.2 is now official. There are many fixes and security updates as well as better Vista support. 1.5.0.10 was also released.

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Behind the Scenes with NASA’s New Moon Ship

With the iconic Space Shuttle nearing retirement, the pressure is on NASA to design a new manned vehicle — one that will deliver us safely to the lunar surface by 2020 before building a lasting lunar base. From ensuring safe launch to getting the vehicle back on the ground, here’s a look at the toughest challenges facing the spacecraft’s engineers

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Virtual PC 2007 available for free download

Microsoft has made the full version of Virtual PC 2007 available for download from their web site. The program is available in both 32- and 64-bit versions, and is supported on all versions of Windows XP (except Home and Media Center Edition), Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista.

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New Minimal Perfection is out

A new episode of Minimal Perfection is out. Head on over to http://minimalperfection.com .