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Monday, February 4, 2002

Pondering the Imponderable

Congratulations to the New England Patriots for proving most everyone wrong and winning the Super Bowl, led by Michigan alumnus Tom Brady. My Lions haven't won a championship since 1957--11 years before I was born, for those of you keeping score at home. If the Pats won, do I have a chance of seeing my Lions win someday?


Review: relnev's Quake 2 Port, Updated

I updated my review of relnev's Quake 2 port today. For some reason I cannot fully explain, saved games work fine now. I didn't change a thing. I wish I had a better explanation, but I don't. I'm just glad it works now.

HP Linux Drivers Totally Free

Hewlett-Packard has updated the license for the open-source drivers for their printers. They are no longer required to be used with HP products only. The drivers are released under the BSD license, meaning that anyone can take the code and do anything they want with it, as long as no one claims their modifications are endorsed by HP. Cool stuff.

FWIW, I'm using the 1.0.2 version of the drivers with my Deskjet 810c. I'm quite pleased with them. Red Hat 7.2's version of Ghostscript comes with support for these drivers built-in. Thanks Linux Today.

Sunday, February 3, 2002

All About Carmack

Red Herring posted an article on id's John Carmack, talking about his business and programming philosophies and even getting into the "disagreement" that caused the firing of Paul Steed. The author is a little light in technical knowledge (saying that the GeForce3 is about to be released), but it is interesting nonetheless. Thanks Blue's News.

Super Bowl XXXVI

As a way to enable me to lose two ways, I'm picking the St. Louis Rams to win straight up, but the New England Patriots to cover the spread. There. Let the chortling begin.

The Master comments: Eeyore's prediction: Rams win, Patriots will not cover the spread. She hopes she's wrong.

The Master comments: And, she was. And no one could be happier :-)

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