Sweden in December. Red and pink twilight from 2 to 5. Frost and cold. High-speed internet. Getting hold of a beer requires some actual calculation.
Today's online gems: One Laptop Per Child NEWS site, How To Get Into Grad School article (poor but probably useful), TechnologyReview's SENS competition leaves us none the wiser, The US federal trade commision approves the heavily cricitizised Google/DoubleClick deal, hope it goes well.