Wooden Laptop

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Date: Thursday, March 10th, 2005, 08:13
Category: Archive

HackADay.com has the story of the wooden laptop.

as luck would have it, the other day i got a message from asbesto, who told me about a wooden laptop that he made:
Here is my laptop: the “legnatile”; I replaced the plastic shell with a wooden one; it took about 4 months of work, and now it’s lighter than the original plastic shell. A unique piece, ultimate frontier of case modding, joint of natural wood and leather, with high technology. Inspired by “Snow Crash” by Neal Stephenson ? the FIRST real wooden laptop in the world!

Click through for the picture.


Gillmor: The Gathering Storms Over Speech

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Date: Thursday, March 10th, 2005, 00:50
Category: Opinion

Former San Jose Mercury News technology columnist Dan Gillmor has posted an opinion piece (“The Gathering Storms Over Speech“) on Apple’s attack of the independent online media:

Apple Computer’s disgusting attack on three online journalism sites, in a witch hunt to find out who (if anyone) inside the company leaked information about allegedly upcoming products, has taken a nasty turn. Too bad it’s not surprising — and journalists of all kinds should be paying attention.