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Saturday, March 3, 2001

RocketArena Q3A 1.5 Info

The official RocketArena for Quake III Arena website has been updated with some information on the forthcoming version 1.5. Included are some gigantic screenshots. I really need to start playing this mod . . . Thanks sCary.

Visor Deluxe $50 Rebate

I just saw on Visor Central that Handspring is offering a $50 rebate on the Visor Deluxe. If you've been waiting to take the "PDA plunge", this would be as good excuse.

NOLF Update #2

The NOLF team updated their .plan with news of Update 2 for No One Lives Forever. Check the full update for the list of fixes as well as added maps. You can get the update from the NOLF downloads page (I really wish they would include links in their .plan updates).

Friday, March 2, 2001

Pitchford's Law(s)

Gearbox's Randy Pitchford made a great big .plan update with his "Game Development Rules and Observations". Good stuff from someone who has been there.

Mozilla Roadmap Updated has updated the roadmap for their cross-platform open-source web browser. Version .9 will be out in Q2 of this year and maybe even 1.0! I've been using Mozilla exclusively since October. There are still some stability and speed issues that need to be addressed, but every time I'm forced to use IE or Netscape 4.x, I realize just how good I have it with Mozilla.

Bush Tells NASA to Suck It Down

According to this article, the Bush administration has cancelled most of the US components of the Internation Space Station in his proposed budget. The cancellations include the habitation module, crew return vehicle, and a backup propulsion module, and the centrifuge science facility is in jeopardy.

The ISS is our best chance to get our space program out of the gutter. It's been a financial disaster, but that can be corrected. Somebody needs to slap NASA and tell them to wake up, but gutting the space program is a ****ing stupid idea.

A.T. Hun comments: These are the proposed changes in his budget. Bush can't cancel everything all by himself. I don't know if I agree with all the cuts either, but NASA has shown incredible incompetance over the past decade or so. Throwing more money at the problem won't help.

The Master comments: I can't argue the incompetence issue. Unfortunately, the other major partner in this project is Russia, and there are so many problems over there that it makes NASA look like a well-oiled machine. I really want to see the ISS succeed, if only to take that much needed next step into space.

Past Two Days' News

Recent Headlines

January 5, 2015: It Returns!
August 10, 2007: SCO SUCKS IT DOWN!
July 5, 2007: Slackware 12.0 Released
May 20, 2007: PhpBB 3.0 RC 1 Released
February 2, 2007: DOOM3 1.31 Patch

January 27, 2007: Join the World Community Grid
January 17, 2007: Flash Player 9 for Linux
December 30, 2006: Darkness over Daggerford 1.2
December 19, 2006: Pocket Tunes 4.0 Released
December 9, 2006: WRT54G 1.01.1 Firmware OK with Linux/Mac

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