Also: I've been having some difficulting with Orkut's invite interface and some of you might not have gotten a message. Hopefully, they will clear it up soon. owyn sent me an interesting critique of Orkut (and social-networking software in general) bearing the not-too-subtle title Venting my Contempt for Orkut (worth reading).
A serious update soon. Hopefully. In the meantime, a perspective shot of the TransAmerica pyramid and Gibbous moon I shot last night: