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National Financial Literacy Framework The National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework has been developed for MCEETYA to articulate further the learning needed to fulfil the National Goals of Schooling 1999. The framework is designed to inform the Statements of Learning, provide guidance to states and territories in the development of their Years K-10 curricula, support materials and professional development. There are sections on Year 3, Year 5, Year 7, Year 9, and critical success factors for developing consumer and financial literacy resources . From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 10:31 p.m..


Australian Apprenticeships to Replace New Apprenticeships The Australian Minister for Vocational and Technical Education, the Hon Gary Hardgrave MP, announced the name 'Australian Apprenticeships' will replace the scheme formerly known as New Apprenticeships. The names Australian Apprenticeships and Australian Apprenticeships Centres will be formally adopted from July 1 2006. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 10:31 p.m..


'Many Faces of Cogsa': R-12 Competition Project brief: Create a 2D or 3D graphic for the CEGSA 2006 conference. The work should address the conference theme ‘Learning and Thinking: Perceptions and Practices’. There are : cash prizes of $50 for each student or team in 3 different categories (2D and 3D) PLUS (2D or 3D) one year CEGSA organisational membership for the winning school AND a SiPix StyleCam digital camera plus a SiPix pocket Color 200 portable photo printer (supplied by MicroBits) for the winning school in each category. Categories: Reception to Year 3, Year 4 to Year 7, Open Secondary. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


InfoWorld: Novell hits a desktop home run with SLED 10 For the forthcoming SLED (Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop) 10, Novell went back to the drawing board to rethink what makes a good desktop. The result is extremely impressive... SLED 10 is hands down the most polished desktop Linux distribution I've ever used -- and that includes Ubuntu. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


MPAA letter to Sweden's State Secretary prior to The PirateBay bust. [pdf] Too bad, so sad for the MPAA... From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


U.S. activates missile defense system amid N Korea test launch. "The United States has moved its ground-based interceptor missile defense system from test mode to operational amid concerns over an expected North Korean missile launch, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday." From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


Scientists discover leukaemia trigger Scientists here believe they have uncovered the trigger for leukaemia, a cancer of the blood that afflicts millions worldwide.This could pave the way for the design of new drugs to combat the abnormal proliferation of white blood cells and might also lead to new treatments for other types of cancers. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


Netflix to start Offering Movie Downloads I think this is a great idea, basically you have a box for your TV connected to the Internet, and you put movies in your Que, then it downloads the movie for you overnight. How great would that be? From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


'Thirst for knowledge' may be opium craving The brain's reward for getting a concept is a shot of natural opiates From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


Directv titanium: every channel for only $7500/year as the site says: Every channel. Every movie. Every Pay per view. Every sport package. Every porn channel. Every HDTV channel. 10 HD DVRs. for only $7500/year! stop reading and sign up today and your first 3 months are free (not). From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


10 things you should do to protect your network against wireless devices There's no shortage of information explaining how to create a secure wireless network, but securing your network from wireless devices can be just as important. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


Opera Prepares 'Serious' Desktop Browser Push Opera Software on Tuesday will use Seattle as the venue for the launch of the next version of its desktop browser and a marketing campaign to lure more users, according to blogs that track the company's moves. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto Interviewed - Wii Will Create a Cultural Shift "Nintendo won't simply be taking the same type of games you're already familiar with and giving them a new coat of paint and feature upgrade. We're looking to push boundaries and attract new admirers. Women, girls… They're only the beginning. Unlike competitors, Wii's audience is much bigger than the one for a typical gaming system." From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


Can you see the motion magic eye???? everyone where i work has spent the last 30mins seeing if they can or can't see the image in this picture. i can't. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 7:31 p.m..


Augusta Park Primary School Augusta Park Primary School is a South Australian government primary school. It is situated in Port Augusta (322 kilometres north of Adelaide) in a community of whom one fifth are Aboriginal people. The school has an Aboriginal Education Unit, Student Voice committee and an Aboriginal Family Voice committee that supports Aboriginal students and parents as well as supporting the organisation and delivery of activities for Reconciliation and Cultural Week. Feeder kindergartens include Augusta Park Kindergarten and Flinders Children's Centre. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


US Army Corps of Engineers - Education Centre This site has a collection of resources, lesson plans, experiments and literacy activities on transportation, ports, roads and highways, navigation channels and dredging. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


SC: 20/06 Report finds that UK Internet Users are naive about Phishing scams A Government-backed security survey released today suggests that UK internet users are ill-prepared to spot and avoid malicious email scams; an estimated 8 million UK adults are unsure what protective measures to take to combat Phishing emails and in many case are totally unaware when they are being directed to a fake site set up by criminals ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on June 20, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


SC: 20/06 Sixem virus lures World Cup enthusiasts Hackers have developed an email worm that exploits the current interest in the World Cup in an attempt to tempt football fans to open a malicious attachment; the Sixem-A worm spreads using a variety of deceptive techniques, including dramatic subject lines to try and dupe unsuspecting users into clicking on a malicious attachment ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on June 20, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


SC: 20/06 Pay Pal Phishing Scam reported A security flaw in the PayPal web site has been actively exploited by fraudsters to steal credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to PayPal users; Paypal is the payment collection system used widely by ordinary people wanting to set up E-Payment, and by their customers ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on June 20, 2006 at 4:31 p.m..


The COMPLETE command line list for Linux, Windows, Oracle, and MacOS Complete list of command line tools you would need. Check it out! From digg on June 20, 2006 at 4:05 p.m..


New Simpler Controller On the Way for Xbox 360? "Microsoft's Peter Moore suggested that the allure of playing with the Wii could fade after "thirty minutes" then conceeded that today's controllers are getting too complicated. Presumably, Moore is hinting at some kind of alternate controller or a simplified control scheme for the Xbox 360." From digg on June 20, 2006 at 4:05 p.m..


Hacked Prius: Mac Mini connected to prius touchscreen This dude stuck a mac mini in his prius and is now using Front Row on his touchscren. Talk about portable media. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 4:05 p.m..


Satellite imagery of N. Korea missile site The missile test facility causing all the stir is called the Musudan-ri test facility. A series of satellite images reveal the preparations for testing. Other links contain additional diagrams and discussions. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 4:05 p.m..


Can Publishers Survive in an RSS Age? Web syndication technology is a convenient and easy way to stay up on a bunch of sites you read. Easier for everyone, except maybe content publishers who rely on an advertising model that asks readers to look at ads on their front pages in return for the content. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 4:05 p.m..


Vista performs as good as XP on same hardware CNET ran a few performance tests in Vista Beta 2 and XP on the same hardware, and results showed that Vista, even in its beta stage, can perform as well or potentially even better than XP! From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


Website taken down by Scientology after being dugg Codebot.org was given a takedown notice by the Church of Scientology after getting 2800+ diggs. Here's the discussion from the original link: http://digg.com/links/Amazingly_Scary_In-depth_Look_at_Scientology_ From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


DIY T1 Wireless Transmitter You can build your own dual T1 wireless transmitter that serves up to 200 customers. check out the video clip. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


Hacked NES Controller Turned Into DS Game Carrier That's actually a NES controller gutted and turned into a holder for three cartridges and one stylus. Instructions on how to do it are a couple posts down in the forum thread. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


DSL to Overtake Cable Internet by 2010 The number of households using broadband is expected to double within the next three years as DSL surges past cable Internet as the high-speed service of choice for consumers, analyst firm JupiterResearch said Monday. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


How Billions of Bogus Pages Undermine Search Engines and The Web What the world needs now is someone with global reach, clean search results, and thoroughly authenticated ad servers. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


Doctors who had a taste of their own medicine. Self-experimentation is quite controversial and generally considered unethical. We owe a lot to these mavericks who risked their health to help others. This article shows the best and worst of it from the Nobel prize winners to those left broken addicts. Some gave themselves agonizing diseases, and others died from malnutrition. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


Xbox 360 Price Drop This Xmas A source close to Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox 360 hardware team are now busy redesigning the chips supplied by ATI and IBM to cut costs and allow a price drop to coincide with the release of Sony's Playstation 3. According to the source consumers can expect a price drop of almost $100. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


Nokia Launches Five New Phones Nokia has unveiled five new mid-range handsets including two CDMA handsets; the Nokia 6275/6275i and 2875/2875i, two GSM handsets; the Nokia 6151 and 6080, plus the Nokia 1110i. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


BBC: Dell and HP have Sleepless Nights Ahead The BBC's Alfred Hermida has reviewed the MacBook, hailed the leap in power and surprising offer of typically high-end features, leaving serious competition for Dell and HP. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:38 p.m..


Nanowire Transistors Four Times Faster than Silicon "Advances in nanowires show they can be fast enough to use as ultrasmall transistors in cheap, high-performance electronics. Researchers at Harvard University have shown that nanowire transistors can be at least four times speedier than conventional silicon devices." From digg on June 20, 2006 at 12:31 p.m..


Vegetables Can Help Clear Arteries "Although the pathways involved are uncertain, the results indicate that a diet rich in green and yellow vegetables inhibits the development of hardening of the arteries and may reduce the risk of heart disease," said Michael Adams, lead researcher from Wake Forest University. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 12:31 p.m..


Eighties pop makes Internet comeback Remembertheeighties.com is for Gen Xers in their thirties who want to remember the glory days of Wham, Megadeath, big hair and other 80s mistakes. The Internet is now a place for nostalgia From digg on June 20, 2006 at 12:31 p.m..


Preparing For a Software Engineering Interview Written by Google employee, Niniane Wang: "Of the 300+ software engineers I interviewed for Google (and previously Microsoft), some of them really shone, and others seemed ill-prepared.. Below are some tips that I've gathered over time" From digg on June 20, 2006 at 11:31 a.m..


10 tips on writing reusable code Really good tips how to write reusable code. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 11:31 a.m..


.9999999=1 Every year I get a few kids in my classes who argue with me on this. And there are arguers all over the web. And I just know I'm going to get contentious "but it just can't be true" whiners in my comments. But I feel obliged to step into this fray. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 11:31 a.m..


Artificial Intelligence: When Humans Transcend Biology Robots won't be convincing as human equivalents until computers can pass the Turing test which I've consistently pegged at 2029. At that point we will have completed the reverse engineering of the several hundred regions that comprise the human brain And we'll have the hardware to implemented these principles of operation of human intelligence. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 11:31 a.m..


Microsoft to embed Live services in Windows Microsoft's Live-branded online services don't end at the Web browser. They extend deep into Windows. MS last week showed off software for embedding its Web-based Windows Live ID authentication services within Windows applications. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 11:31 a.m..


Experts Hope Rocks Unravel Earth's Secrets They're part of the only intact section of oceanic crust ever recovered, pulled from beneath the Pacific Ocean by geologists drilling more than a mile into the sea floor. From on June 20, 2006 at 10:36 a.m..


Linux 2.6.17 kernel: better WiFi, faster performance While this new kernel doesn't boast any earth-shaking additions, it does include numerous improvements to Linux for both users and developers. From on June 20, 2006 at 10:36 a.m..


How to destroy a hard drive How do you make a hard drive completely unreadable? A team at Ga Tech explored a broad range of possible destruction techniques, including burning diskettes with heat-generating thermite materials, crushing drives in presses and chemically destroying the media. From on June 20, 2006 at 10:36 a.m..


Yahoo Opens IM to Developers. Sweet! Yahoo Messenger, with 60 million worldwide users, just got a lot more interesting, releasing a software development kit to allow third parties to create content plugins. From on June 20, 2006 at 10:36 a.m..


10 Things a new Linux user needs to unlearn A funny but interesting article comparing Linux and Windows. From on June 20, 2006 at 10:36 a.m..


School Torque Career Segments for SBS TV The Australian Government will sponsor a series of career-related segments and career profiles for young people to be broadcast on the popular SBS youth culture program School Torque. The segments will be produced by senior school students across Australia and will also be made available for downloading through myfuture.edu.au, the career exploration website. The career segment videos will be thematically based around career development issues that young people identify as important. The Occupational Profiles will take the form of short interviews with cutaways of typical images of that occupa From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 10:30 a.m..


World Cup Soccer 2006 Teacher's Resource This page of links about the 2006 World Cup competition created by a Victorian teacher, includes printable pages of activities, geography lesson plans, information about countries competing and lesson plans. From Recent Items on June 20, 2006 at 10:30 a.m..


'Silicon Velcro' Could Make Sticky Chips "An exotic form of silicon that can be stuck together and then peeled apart has been developed by German researchers. The material, dubbed "silicon Velcro", could be used to manufacture microprocessors and devices that manipulate fluids on microscopic scales." From on June 20, 2006 at 9:51 a.m..


Batman Begins Custom Case Mod A custom case based off the movie Batman Begins. Awesome case. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Programming language for robots now accepting beta testers jump in and beta test! From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Put A PC In Your Car Computing hits the road with this mini-ITX system. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Firefox Cheat Sheet This page lists most of the basic functions Firefox has, and how to access them. Great for those who forgot how to access a certain menu, or for somebody who just switched to Firefox. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Apple Vs. Studios - Price Disputes Delaying Movie Download Service There are a bunch of stories posted on digg about apple readying it's movie download service for 2007. According to this article from ars, the fact is that the service is ready to go, but disagreements on pricing between Apple and the studioes have delayed the launch. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Chainless Bicycle US-based Dynacraft has introduced the Dekra-D Drive bike which has an internal drive shaft which offers less maintenance, greater safety and a cleaner solution than a conventional chain-driven bike. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Smithsonian Museum Kills Electric Car Exhibit The Smithsonian in D.C. has removed General Motors' EV1 electric car from display this week. The twist is that a documentary called "Who Killed the Electric Car?" is coming out next week (and it makes GM look pretty bad) and GM is one of the museum's biggest donors. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Zen and the Art of Classified Advertising "It's unrealistic to say, but -- imagine our entire U.S. workforce deployed in units of 20. Each unit of 20 is running a business that tens of millions of people are getting enormous amounts of value out of each month. What kind of world would that be?" From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Which Search Engines are Used By Microsoft Google Yahoo Apple EMPLOYEES http://blog.outer-court.com/archive/2006-06-19-n38.html From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Rare "Rainbow" Spotted Over Idaho (photo) The arc isn't a rainbow in the traditional sense it is caused by light passing through wispy, high-altitude cirrus clouds. The sight occurs only when the sun is very high in the sky (more than 58° above the horizon). The hexagonal ice crystals that make up cirrus clouds must be shaped like thick plates with their faces parallel to the ground. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


10 Top Goofs Interns Make "Internships are becoming more important as an entrypoint to the working world. Here are the top mistakes interns make, and how to avoid them." From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Opera 9 Released! Opera 9 is finally out! The new version includes bittorrent support, widgets and many other new exciting features. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Installing SUSE Linux 10.1 on a PowerPC Mac SUSE and Novell have focused on x86 versions of their desktop Linux distribution. With version 10.0, PowerPC support returned to SUSE. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Searching for another earth Astonishing multimedia presentation created by NASA in connection with its planned search for "another earth." From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Patients help fight cancer after death. Rapid autopsies are giving researchers a new tool in the fight against cancer. ''Organs in the chest and abdomen are meticulously photographed, sliced and flash-frozen before genetic evidence starts to degrade. So are samples of skin, muscle, nerves, lymph nodes, blood and urine.'' From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


A New Method of Crowd Control Instead of quelling riotous crowds with tear gas, peacekeepers may soon be sliming them. A portable device worn like a backpack allows the wearer to cover the ground in goo so slippery it's almost impossible for a person to maintain their footing. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


China's '08 Olympic Stadium Design Reminds Me of Something... To some viewers, this design for the 2008 Olympic stadium to be constructed in Beijing looks like a definitive portion of the female anatomy. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Surviving the New Killer Bug Jewaun Smith, a 9-year-old boy from Chicago, is lucky to be alive. A scrape on his left knee that he picked up riding his bike last October turned into a runaway infection that spread in a matter of days through the rest of his body, leaving his lungs riddled with holes. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


digitAlexandria - Peer-to-Peer Scientific Library The digitAlexandria project offers a network architecture for sharing and researching scientific documents. It is based on peer-to-peer technology for the exchange of documents and is compatible with the OAI-PMH protocol for searching open archives and distributing their content. The project has received European Social Fund financing aimed at supporting innovative business initiatives and the transferring of expertise from the research field to the business sector, highlighting the know-how of researchers in the region. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Early Childhood Educators The purpose of this EdNA Group is to provide resources and an interactive place for people in early childhood education to talk and learn. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Attitudes to Teaching as a Career The report is a synthesis of recent Australian and international research on the attitudes of teachers, students and parents to teaching as a career. The research shows that, while people who have chosen teaching as a career are chiefly motivated by 'intrinsic' rewards such as wanting to 'make a difference', enjoyment of children, etc, extrinsic factors such as remuneration, workload, employment conditions and status are the most significant factors influencing people not to choose teaching, and to leave the profession. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Explore Shakespeare with Google - the Complete Plays of Shakespeare Users have access to the full texts of Shakespeare's 37 plays and can search those texts for words or phrases. The site also has links to academic resources concerning the plays, online groups that focus on Shakespeare, and videos of stage productions of Shakespeare's plays. The site also points users toward Google Earth, which coordinates maps of the globe with Internet searching. With Google Earth, users can locate the Globe Theatre in London and find other resources with information about the site. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


National Career Development Week The Australian Government will provide major funding to support a National Career Development Week in 2007. The week will promote awareness of career development among the Australian population, with a focus on individuals, schools, TAFEs, universities, employers, agencies working with people who are not engaged with the workforce, and other relevant bodies. It will emphasise the need for all Australians to develop skills to manage their own careers. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Early Childhood Events This EdNA Online calendar displays events related to early childhood education. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Reports This unit, developed by the Learning Skills Unit, RMIT, looks in detail at research reports. A report is generally an analysis or description of a problem or incident. There are different types of reports. The most common types of reports are research, scientific (including lab reports) and business reports. This unit provides an overview of basic reports. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


School Torque 'School Torque' is a half hour youth variety program broadcast on SBS Television. It is a unique concept in television being produced by senior school students from classrooms Australia wide. Students may propose a story for the program, or they may shoot their own story and have it included in the program. The website provides video tips, production thumbnail notes, information on shooting a 'vox pop', lesson plans and guides. Workshops may also be arranged. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Language of Reports This unit, developed by the Learning Skills Unit, RMIT, introduces the types of language students need to use when writing reports. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 5:30 a.m..


Early Childhood at EdNA Online Links to early childhood education topics, resources and events from EdNA Online (Education Network Australia). From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 4:30 a.m..


90% of Users Don't Use 95% of Google's Products Google's market share on their top 20 products reveals that an overwhelming majority of users don't use their apps. "Why then does Google continue to roll out its own unique style of verticals? Perhaps Google has a grand end-game." From on June 20, 2006 at 3:55 a.m..


Bill Gates Time Line Forbes has a pretty good look at the past 28 years for Bill Gates. It starts with "In December 1978, the company recorded more than $1 million in sales of BASIC and two other programming languages. " Then ends in 2006 with "Gates, 49, announces his intention to depart in 2008" From on June 20, 2006 at 3:55 a.m..


Multiplayer Sudoku (Sudoku Combat) Free online 2 players Sudoku. Each player receive the same Sudoku. The first person to finish it wins. Made in ajax, web 2.0 Interesting stuff. From on June 20, 2006 at 3:55 a.m..


IBM gets processor to run at 500GHz!!!! IBM and Georgia Tech have coaxed a chip to run at 500GHz, a record for a silicon-based device, by dropping the temperature to minus 451 degrees Fahrenheit. From on June 20, 2006 at 3:55 a.m..


How to Install Windows on a MacBook using Parallels Desktop This shows a full walkthrough of the process, and gives some security tips that are important for newbie Windows users. From on June 20, 2006 at 3:55 a.m..


Coming soon: Native Wi-Fi support for Linux Devicescape, which makes Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) embedded devices software, last month released Advanced Datapath Driver for the Linux 2.6 kernel. Previously available only under proprietary terms, the driver will now be covered under the General Public License (GPL). From on June 20, 2006 at 3:55 a.m..


How Windows XP boots up. A rundown of what goes on. From on June 20, 2006 at 3:55 a.m..


Blurring the Line Between Desktops and Laptops Luggable laptops with large screens and features to spare may render the PC tower obsolete—but they're neither light nor cheap. Great pics. From on June 20, 2006 at 3:55 a.m..


Hafnium bombs, a way to work around nuke treaties or just more bunk? New Scientist has a subscription article on this so I looked around to find out what the scoop is. It seems pretty shaky, but so did the A-bomb in 1939. It ways it doesn't matter if it's possible or not. Other countries will want nukes to have a MAD style standoff lie we did with the USSR during the cold war. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:26 a.m..


Researchers Get Closer-Than-Ever View of Individual Atoms Researchers at Cornell have developed a technique to get a closer-than-ever look at individual atoms within crystal molecules -- allowing them, for the first time, to see the polarity, or physical alignment, of those constituent atoms and to get a view of the smaller atoms. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:26 a.m..


Real-Time Ship Positions on the San Francisco Bay Every five minutes, software running on the Web server analyzes the last three hours of AIS reports and creates an XML file that summarizes these reports. When you load our real-time ship tracking page, a Flash program reads this XML file from the server and displays the animated ship positions. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:26 a.m..


VoIP Calling Over Dialup, No PC Needed Launching a free VoIP service that it believes will bring Internet telephoning to a new level, Fusion Telecommunications said its efonica service will enable callers to talk from any combination of PCs, IP phones, and regular phones over dialup or broadband connections. From on June 20, 2006 at 2:26 a.m..


Verizon sues Vonage over VOIP patents Vonage announced today that it has been served with a patent infringement lawsuit From on June 20, 2006 at 2:26 a.m..


MacBook Gaming: Wii Style "With MacBook sensor hacks galore popping up all over the place it was only a matter of time before someone put the included MacBook motion sensor to some good use by developing a game that utilizes it." via gizmodo From on June 20, 2006 at 2:26 a.m..


Young People & Human Rights - Art Competition The "Human Writes" personal essay and "Rights in Perspective" art competitions are an opportunity for those of you with an artistic or literary inclination to tell us and show us your thoughts and feelings on the following topics; What are human rights? What are the major human rights issues in Australia today? Have you, your friends or your family ever faced any sort of discrimination? Who are the people who have made it their goal to make this country fairer and more just for everyone? How should we celebrate and promote the fact that we all have human rights? From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 2:25 a.m..


Young People & Human Rights - Art Competition The "Human Writes" personal essay and "Rights in Perspective" art competitions are an opportunity for those of you with an artistic or literary inclination to tell us and show us your thoughts and feelings on the following topics; What are human rights? What are the major human rights issues in Australia today? Have you, your friends or your family ever faced any sort of discrimination? Who are the people who have made it their goal to make this country fairer and more just for everyone? How should we celebrate and promote the fact that we all have human rights? From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 2:25 a.m..


CMDE2006 CMDE2006 aims to bring together researchers from areas of Mathematics, Information Sciences and Computer Sciences, providing a forum for presenting and discussing new ideas that may contribute to improve paradigms/mechanisms of producing, searching and using scientific and technical scholarship in Mathematics. The main topics of CMDE2006 include: Data Mining, Clustering and Recovery, Digital Libraries and Archiving Networks, E-Mathematics Resources, Electronic Publishing, Free and Open Source Initiatives, Information Representation and Visualization, International Copyrights and Author's From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 2:25 a.m..


CMDE2006 CMDE2006 aims to bring together researchers from areas of Mathematics, Information Sciences and Computer Sciences, providing a forum for presenting and discussing new ideas that may contribute to improve paradigms/mechanisms of producing, searching and using scientific and technical scholarship in Mathematics. The main topics of CMDE2006 include: Data Mining, Clustering and Recovery, Digital Libraries and Archiving Networks, E-Mathematics Resources, Electronic Publishing, Free and Open Source Initiatives, Information Representation and Visualization, International Copyrights and Author's From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 2:25 a.m..


Girl sues MySpace for getting her assaulted We all knew it was going to happen. We sue McDonalds for getting us fat, then we sue for coffee being too hot and now we sue Myspace for getting us raped. It's like we can't take care of ourselves without being warned first. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Find answers in a 1-second nap "Isaac claims that the 1-second nap will often offer up the solution to a problem you're working on in the form of a dream, citing the 1-second nap as used by Thomas Edison as an example." via lhacker. From digg on June 20, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Black DS Lite In The Flesh! This thing is pretty damn sexy and looks much better here than in the press shots! From on June 20, 2006 at 1:19 a.m..


The Supersonic Shape-Shifting Bomber When completed, it will cruise with its 200-ft. long wings like a normal airplane. But just before the craft breaks the sound barrier, its single wing will swivel around 60 degrees so that one end points forward and the other back. This configuration redistributes the shock waves that pile up in front of a plane at Mach speeds and cause drag. From on June 20, 2006 at 1:19 a.m..


Senate panel proposes Net user 'bill of rights' The latest Net neutrality provisions in a mammoth Senate communications bill stopped short of giving Internet companies and consumer advocacy groups all the assurances they have requested. From on June 20, 2006 at 1:19 a.m..


Groundbreaking Wheelchairs The most hi-tech design for a wheelchair I've ever seen. "Born from a philosophy to seek out radical solutions to complex engineering issues...we will look to improve the mundane image of the manual wheelchair. From on June 20, 2006 at 1:19 a.m..


Mac Open Source Alternatives Do you want programs like Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, or Office, but their prices don’t fit into your budget? If so, the programs listed in this article are all FREE open source alternatives to these programs From on June 20, 2006 at 1:19 a.m..


How Marlon Brando reprised his role in Superman Returns This is a video showing how they made Marlon Brando talk in Superman Returns! Very Cool! From on June 20, 2006 at 1:19 a.m..


What is my Computers Maximum CPU Temperature? A lot of users frequently ask if their computers are running too hot and want to know their maximum temperature for their CPU is. This article will tell you the maximum CPU temperature your PC should be running at. From on June 20, 2006 at 1:19 a.m..


From Teaching Practice to Scholarly Publishing The event aims to promote the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) among University educators in Science and related disciplines within the Sydney basin. This forum will model best teaching practices and will involve workshop topics such as research methods, funding opportunities, how to get published and fostering collaborations. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


National Industry Skills Report, May 2006 The National Industry Skills Report provides an overview of three major industry focused research projects which tell us more about the skills needed to ensure social and economic prosperity: these are the Industry Skills Report; the Skills Ecosystems report; and the NCVER commissioned research program 'A Well-Skilled Future: Tailoring VTE to the Emerging Labour Market'. Collectively, the National Industry Skills Report is a valuable tool for anyone involved or interested in understanding the current issues surrounding skills needs, and the likely future needs that will exist, and th From EdNA Online on June 19, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


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