Links for Friday, October 2, 2009

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  • Discover Channel: ‘Ardi,’ Oldest Human Ancestor, Unveiled – “The world’s oldest and most complete skeleton of a potential human ancestor — named “Ardi,” short for Ardipithecus ramidus — has been unveiled by an international team of 47 researchers.
  • Joel Achenbach: A Nation of Engineers – “Advice to graduates: Become an engineer. Design the future. Become someone who knows how to squeeze energy out of seawater or turn sunlight into electricity for pennies on the kilowatt.
  • Open Source Living – “Open Source Living is a community-driven dynamic archive of Open Source software spanning all major platforms.