Noted

Tough enough: Lichens can live in space.
NPR is podcasting, major.
Yale conference Dec 3: Regulating Search-A Symposium on Search Engines, Law, and Public Policy– convener Eddan Katz was at Berkeley with Mary Hodder.
Merc News: Google offers free WiFi to Mountain View, CA-After all, if you’re leasing 1MM square feet at NASA and building housing, you need free WiFi at the train station, right?
Yahoo‘s Scott Gatz: ” Google is replaying Yahoo?s playbook circa 1996.”
Tristan Louis: Reading the Google Tea Leaves–Tristan’s take on things is becoming invaluable–and this is fascinating.