The register published the full keynote of Andrew Orlowski to a conventionful of music industry suits and such. Most of what he says is nothing new, but he says it well - and then there are some new points involving sharing and broadcasting in a - at least to me - quite novel large scale.
Apparently, Salt Lake City had an ordinance making a special exception for Santa Claus - planes and other aircraft were generally not allowed to fly under 2000 ft, but Santa was. However, they have decided to repeal it now, as The Register reports.
A Daring Fireball entry, mainly written to describe the new features of BBEdit 8, still has an excellent first section on usability and the differences between usability and functionality, aesthetics, and blind conformance to standards/traditions.
A wondrous Visual Basic contraption... I'm just lost for words on this one.
A great new essay from Joel - It's Not Just Usability.
The Register carries a story about a Swede who received a bill for a parking fine - for parking his snowmobile in the town centre of Warwick :) Needless to say, he disputes his snowmobile ever having come anywhere near Warwick or even England...
Just to keep a link to this NewsForge article for future reference.