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Links for Monday, October 1, 2007

  • Foster + Partners: Spaceport America – “The Foster + Partners and URS team has won an international competition to build the first private spaceport in the world – The New Mexico Spaceport Authority Building.” – With incredibly cool renderings.
  • NC TImes: Alaska Airlines to Test Wireless In-Flight Internet – “Customers with Wi-Fi-enabled devices, such as laptops or smart phones, will connect to the system through wireless hotspots in the aircraft cabin. A dome-shaped device mounted on top of the plane will house the antenna that receives and transmits satellite signals.
  • CSC Leading Edge Forum: Green IT: New Competencies for 21st Century IT Leaders – “The high cost of energy, the threat of global warming, and rising societal pressures will eventually force just about every firm to take a hard look at its overall ecological impact. Forward-thinking organizations are already preparing for the many challenges and opportunities of this new Corporate Social Responsibility frontier.