Links Of The Week: Isaac Hayes, Alaska Pays, Apple Exceeds Google, Mac OS Usability, Server-Side 3D Rendering, BigFoot.

Got another set of ‘Links of the Week” for you.

Isaac Hayes Dead at 65

Isaac Hayes, the unmistakable musician and actor who won an Oscar in 1971 for his “Theme From Shaftand starred as Chef on South Park, has died at age 65. He was found unresponsive by a family member, having apparently collapsed during a workout. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hame of Fame in 2002. [Link]

Alaska pays residents $1,200 for high energy costs

Alaska’s legislature late Thursday approved a one-time $1,200 payment to nearly every state resident as a way for them to handle the highest energy prices in the United States. [Link]

Apple market value exceeds Google’s

Digital Daily, part of the Wall Street Journal’s All Things Digital site, is reporting that Apple’s market value is now greater than that of Google. [Link]

Top 10 Usability Highs Of Mac OS

Although I’ve been a Windows power user for years, the transition to Mac couldn’t have been easier and more pleasant. I don’t want to turn this article into some endless rambling about how great Mac is, but as the user of both systems I can speak from my own experience quite objectively. [Link]

OTOY Developing Server-Side 3D Rendering Technology

Imagine you could play video games – and immerse yourself in virtual worlds – with 3D graphics comparable to those found in blockbuster films like Transformers or WALL•E. And then imagine you could experience and control those graphics in real-time from any internet-enabled device, whether it be a desktop computer, set-top box or even iPhone. [Link]

Body proves Bigfoot no myth, hunters say

A policeman and a former corrections officer say that on Friday they will unveil evidence of what they claim is their biggest find ever: the body of Bigfoot. [Link]

Author: Youseph

Cohost of the TransMissions Podcast. Writer, Blogger, Musician.

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