1. The Nintendo Revolution has officially been renamed the Wii; weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
2. The Peoples' Laptop has been devloped in China for a price of $150 and running linux off a variant of the MIPS architecture. Suppossedly this thing compares to a pIII.
3. Cleversafe Dispersed Storage is an open source project that develops software for massive data backup based on the dispersed data algorithm that can reconstruct data from more than half the bits and pieces needed. Keep an eye on this one.