Gilmoure writes: "Getting close to Christmas, I'm wondering what tablets would be good as gifts. I'm looking for a Flash game playing one that can do Netflix/Hulu for the kid and a browser/reader for the wife. Any ideas?"
Gilmoure writes: "Are there any type of multiple hardware/processor test rigs available? I'm thinking of some kind of blade server, that would have blades with different processors/graphics hardware and able to run different OS."
Gilmoure writes: "Submitted to Icarus: "A Bayesian statistical analysis suggests that the probability of the companion hypothesis is comparable to or greater than the probability of the null hypothesis of a statistical fluke. Such a companion could also have produced the detached Kuiper Belt object Sedna. The putative companion could be easily detected by the recently launched Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)." --John J. Matese, Daniel P. Whitmire (Submitted on 26 Apr 2010)"
Gilmoure writes: "With rumors of Adobe not supporting Creative Suite 3 applications on Mac OS X 10.6, I was wondering what Open Source apps folks would recommend to replace Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver? If the apps can work with the native file formats, all the better but if they provide the same functionality, that's still good.
I have several designer friends that are looking forward to the speed boost of OS X 10.6 but don't want to go through the Adobe upgrades so soon after the CS2 to CS3 upgrades. Especially when Adobe's already working on CS5."