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Feed FSF releases new draft of LGPL (newsforge.com)

The Free Software Foundation has released the second draft of version 3 of the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL). In addition to general editing, the new draft ties the LGPL more closely to the GNU General Public License (GPL), introduces the concept of a "linked version," and adds a new option for distributing combined works.
Apple

Apple Ships 8-Core MacPro 628

ivan1024 writes "The Apple website is announcing the availability of an 8-core Mac Pro. The machine will ship with two 3.0 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5300 processors. Older models with the Dual-Core chips remain available. Base model with two 3.0 GHz Quad-Core Xeon processors start at $3997, (albeit with unacceptably minimal RAM or HD space; fully spec'd with dual 30" monitors and tons o' RAM/HD still over $10K... bummer)"
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Journal Journal: Mama will be proud of me!!!!

Oh journal, guess what?? Nope, I don't have some funky disease :(

I have been rewarded my first 5 moderator points due to mah uber L33T posting skillage. Ah am gunna call mama and she will love me again.

I'm not sure but I think my last few posts have been so incredibly brilliant that the Slashdotters not only started to love me, but find me to be smart!

Yay me!! I swear, I am going to teel everyone I know that I have 5 moderator points on Slashdot.

Feed Photos: A free Josh Wolf (com.com)

Video blogger Josh Wolf holds a press conference, following his release from a federal correctional unit where he was held for 226 days in contempt of court.
It's funny.  Laugh.

Journal SPAM: xkcd is FUNNY! 4

if you aren't reading xkcd regularly by now - there may be no hope for you. but really - go read this and i dare you to not, at the very least, smile. me, i laughed out loud. that's lol for those of you no longer using whole words.
Math

Submission + - Researchers Take Step Towards Invisibility Cloak

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers at Purdue University have taken the first steps beyond recent theoretical research coming out of the UK to create an invisibility cloak. Their device currently only works for a single color of the visible spectrum. Their goal is create an invisibility cloak of arbitrary size for all visible light.

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Engineers_Create _Optical_Cloaking_Design_For_Invisibility_999.html
Google

Google Desktop for Mac Released 186

Julio Ojeda-Zapata writes "Google on Tuesday will release a Mac version of Google Desktop. This software, like the PC version, indexes the content of a hard drive and serves it up on familiar Google-style search-result Web pages (or via a its own drop-down results list, if you prefer). But Google Desktop for the Mac is streamlined compared to the busy, gadget-y Windows version, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. The focus is squarely on search — including local indexing of an online Gmail account of your choice. It will also index your iDisk."

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