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Thursday,  01/01/04  10:57 PM

Did you watch the Rose Bowl today?  I did.  Can there really be any doubt that USC is the #1 team in the country?  No.  They dominated a very good Michigan team.  The Wolverines allowed 5 TD passes all season, and 4 today.  They suffered 15 sacks all season, but 9 today.  As the USC T-shirts said, "smells like Roses, tastes like Sugar"...

May I once again (!) sing the praises of Tivo.  How any football fan can get through New Year's Day without one is impossible to fathom.

The Command Post posted an interesting retrospective of their 2003 highlights.  An interesting way to relive the events of 2003.

Times Square 2004 - QTVRHere's a great Quicktime VR panorama of Times Square last night.  Excellent!  [ via Dave Winer ]

CNN reported Security Tight for New Year's Day.  I guess it was tight enough; despite all the people and excitement, nothing "bad" happened.  Whew.

Rumor of the day: the iBox.  "The iBox plugs into your TV and acts as a hub for your digital devices and computers."  Fascinating.  This is a pretty detailed report for an unverified rumor.  We'll have to watch the upcoming Macworld closely.  (We would anyway, of course :)

This would essentially be a Mac-OS X-based Tivo.  The possibilities are staggering!

This is really cool: India aims to fly hypersonic plane in 2007.  This would be the first "real" scramjet plane ever flown.  India has already used this technology to build the world's fastest cruise missile.

Wow, Tim Bray is looking for a job, and posts some interesting reasons why various companies should be interested.  Scoble thinks Microsoft should be.

Google 2004 logoI've mentioned before how cool Google is, and how cool their logos are.  Well, they're still cool.  And the company is still hot :)


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