Useful links: GIMP 2.6, CSS backgrounds, Google for Webmasters, and Kathy Sierra

GIMP 2.6 Alive and Well on the Mac at Burningbird may just set you free from Photoshop.

How to: CSS Large Background at Web Designer Wall provides some good tips.

Video Tutorial: Google for Webmasters at the Google blog talks about how Google discovers, crawls, indexes, and  displays search results.

Vitamin Training: How to Grow and Nurture Your Community. This is a video of Kathy Sierra’s talk at At Future of Web Apps Expo 2008. It will be the best 30 minutes you ever spent in front of a video. Go learn something.