Neal Stephenson has written an absolutely amazing essay about GUIs, command lines, and how the differences between Morlocks and Eloi map onto current computer users. Put down that copy of Programming Perl and go read this instead.
The upcoming issue of PNAS has several interesting looking articles:
- Telomerase extends the lifespan of virus-transformed human cells without net telomere lengthening
- An exon that prevents transport of a mature mRNA
- Horizontal gene transfer among genomes: The complexity hypothesis
If I had a spare couple of thousand bucks, I’d pick up one of these!
It’s been over two weeks since the last Window Maker release — I’m starting to jones pretty bad for a new version…