...Today is Cinco de Mayo, the day when Americans join with Mexicans from Puebla to celebrate the defeat of the French. If it hadn't been for Cinco de Mayo we Californians might have ended up speaking French instead of Spanish. Viva Benito Juarez! :-)
...Skype is adding features -- I suspect that Skypecasting will be one of the more popular.
...This looks useful -- businesscard size notepads. I'm forever scratching notes on business cards. Lowtech works. (via)
...The Chinese (as in China) are designing not only California style homes but they're trying to recreate actual California communities. Hopefully they'll be able to make improvements and leave out the commutes that are a result of the way that California communities were planned (or not planned).