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09 August 2006

News from the Net

State shield laws no longer protect journalists if the government just says "umm, it's a federal matter"

Surprisingly, an embedded WindowsXP (SubjuGator) won the 9th Annual Autonomous Underwater Vehicle competition. Good thing it is autonomous -- I would never trust my life to WindowsXP

Duran Duran is creating a virtual island in Second Life where they are going to perform live concerts!!!

You all know that the better video cards allow for greater offloading of computations to the video card in order to free up the CPU... What about a NIC that does the same?

If any of you have been programming for some time, you probably remember such things as TurboC? Well, the Turbo products are returning... both free and cheap

If you are still using the 2.5GHz cordless phones, you may soon be getting a lot of interference... Sprint, IMHO one of the most disreputable cell phone carriers, is rolling out 2.5GHz WiMAX across the country

It appears that hundreds of people have had their cars trapped in a garage due to a legal battle surrounding the garage not using open source

You've heard of the assassin live action game... Well, play it in the London Tube and you face arrest



WILL POWER!
Second life sux.

Posted by WILL POWER! on Wed Aug 09 01:42:00 PDT 2006
Sylkwyrm
Live concert in Second Life? how does that work?

Posted by Sylkwyrm on Wed Aug 09 09:49:00 PDT 2006