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w00t! World of Goo is out for OS X. ^_^ You can find demo versions for OS X and Windows here, with the full license setting you back a mighty $20.

Via drhoz:


This should be fun! I've been wanting to get properly into LSL for a while, and now, courtesy of the publisher and one of the authors, I have in my paws a review copy of Scripting Your World. At first glance, it seems to cover a usefully broad range of topics, with plenty of code, ranging from snippets to full applications. I'll likely ramble on about the book and LSL more in the coming weeks, as I work through it.

Huh! Not that I use it myself, but I was a little surprised to see StumbleUpon's owned by eBay now. =:P

Should be interesting - RyanAir's apparently planning £8 transatlantic flights. "The flights - which could begin by the end of next year - would be available for those booking early. Passengers would pay airport taxes on top of the fares. The transatlantic flights are likely to go from Stansted and Dublin airports to New York, Florida, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston." I do like the spirit of powering on ahead through a downturn/recession/depression - not a strategy without risks, but it can leave you in a far better position than your competitors, when things brighten up again, not to mention keeping that many more people gainfully employed at a particularly pressing juncture.

Hm! Hadn't heard of it before, and Google wasn't able to shed much light on it, but Katran appears to be a furry comic, first issue released by a German company, Glanzkinder, 99¢ in the App Store. Picked it up, and it does seem to have promise - but the viewer app, which doesn't identify itself, seems wretchedly flaky, managing to crash four times before I'd even gone halfway through. (By comparison, the one used by the outfit handling Antarctic and Image's releases is perfectly well-behaved, also offering a choice of page transitions, the default being a simple slide between pages, under touch control)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hey... stumbled upon this thread while looking for other katran-fans...
the comic app for the ipod/iphone worked perfectly fine for me, although they could add more functionality to their viewer. on the other hand... i do not need much more than flicking through the pages...
tried to contact glanzkinder yesterday concerning a print issue and upcoming ones... and i actually had a chat with "joker", their illustrator, who told me the story of his baby "katran"... he had a small print issue with a shity publisher, who didn't put much effort to reach the readership... with his new company, among other's working on iphone-apps and promoting young artists and designers, he was suddenly able find a new way to publish his comic... and here it is.
let's see what the next issue (nov-dec) will look like ;)
cheers