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Sunday, January 12, 2003

Case Out as AOL-TW Chairman

Reuters is reporting that Steve Case (no, not Killcreek) is resigning as chairman of AOL Time Warner. Ironically (or, perhaps not) his resignation comes the day after CNBC's special (story) on the ill-fated AOL-TW merger. All I know is that I'm glad I didn't own shares of Time Warner before the merger . . . Thanks ExtremeTech.

3.24 F@H Clients Available

I just noticed that new versions of the Folding@Home clients are available for download. These 3.24 versions came out right before Christmas. Here's the biggest change, as far as I am concerned:

Support for sending a measure to the assignment server of time taken on past work units (a weighted average), to use as a predictor of how large a work unit can be handled.

Maybe now I can run F@H on my Celeron 400 without worrying about it having to do a work unit that will take from now until eternity to finish. If you download the client, join us on Team Haus!. RCP122, zombie1991, and I are ripping through some serious work units. F@H uses your system's spare CPU cycles to help figure out how proteins fold which will hopefully lead to cures for various diseases and ailments.

I've been running F@H under Linux for two months now. The only time I really notice any problems with it is when I'm using For some reason, OO really slows down when F@H is active. I have no idea why. No other app, even games, gives me any problems.

Saturday, January 11, 2003

Pondering the Imponderable

Work continues on getting all of our content ported over to the new look. It wouldn't be so bad if I hadn't made some bad choices in HTML coding in the past. At least I know it will all be fixed and be legit XHTML. I got all of my Hun-Speak columns converted and almost all of the reviews. The Master got his columns done too. Hopefully this won't take too much longer because it's a bit of a pain. It'll be worth it, though.

The Master comments: Yeah, once Microsoft decides to fix PNG support so we can actually skin this site. Sure, that'll happen. :-(

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