...The first 10 of the $100 laptops designed for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project have shipped. The "B1" has AMD's Geode processor, 128mb of RAM, 500mb of flash memory, runs Linux, and is Shrek Green -- my favorite color. The idea is that providing laptops to children in developing countries will jump start educational and social development.
...Tsunami prediction isn't yet an exact science, as they discovered in Crescent City. A 5-foot surge hit a few hours after the tsunami warning was canceled.