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Wednesday, February 21, 2001

The Carmack at MacWorld

I saw on several sites that Steve Jobs announced during his keynote speach at MacWorld that the GeForce3 will be available first on Macintoshes. Even more amazing was the fact that id's John Carmack was on hand to show off a development version of what will become the new Doom engine on a GeForce3-powered machine. I can't wait until the screenshots and movies from that hit the 'Net.

JeffK Interview

OK, it's a slow day. Check out The Mushroom's 20 Questions with JeffK. If you don't know who JeffK is, um, you are probably better off not knowing. Here's my favorite quote from the interview:
10: If you met CliffyB in the mall, what would you do?


My AvantGo Channels

Our very own J just got a brand-spanking new Handspring Visor Deluxe when the inevitable thought struck him: "Now what?" To help out folks just like J, I've written the first in what I hope will be a series of articles on cool stuff you can do with your Visor or any other PDA. Today I reveal to you My AvantGo Channels. AvantGo brings web content to your PDA. See what channels I find to be most helpful, and the most fun.

Tuesday, February 20, 2001

The Father of the Microprocessor

Slashdot linked to this interview with Ted Hoff from 1995. Hoff is the father of the first commercially-viable microprocessor, the Intel 4004. The interview gives a fascinating look into how it came to be. It's almost unbelievable that the microprocessor has gone from non-existent to ubiquitous over the course of my lifetime.

Fred Nilsson Interview

Mean Arena interviewed Fred Nilsson, id Software's new animator. They talk about animation in general as well as his work for Doom III. Thanks Blue's News.

All Your Base Are Belong to Us!

What do you get when you combine a poorly-translated console video game (can you say "Engrish"?) and several people's 1337 Photoshop skillz? You get All Your Base Are Belong to Us! See the stills. Watch the video. Make sure you have a strong bladder. Thanks Blue.

UPDATE 9:30 P.M. Something seems to be flaky on that site. Here is an alternate link to an older version of the video.

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