Soulskill from the had-it-in-the-palm-of-their-hand dept.
Several readers sent word of HP's announcement that the company will be contributing webOS to the open source community. According to HP's press release, they will continue to be active in webOS's development, and one of their goals will be to avoid fragmentation. ENYO, the application framework for webOS, will also go open source in the near future.
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.