Tuesday, February 21, 2006


Here are a few random links to waste part of your Wednesday morning:
--from Robot Wisdom Weblog, a link to a compendium of Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey.

My all-time favorite: It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

Here's a great new term that's guaranteed to gain traction: slurping. That's what Ipod users could do to corporate networks, apparently. Here's an excerpt:
A U.S. security expert who devised an application that can fill an iPod with business-critical data in a matter of minutes is urging companies to address the very real threat of data theft.

...Abe Usher, a 10-year veteran of the security industry, created an application that runs on an iPod and can search corporate networks for files likely to contain business-critical data. At a rate of about 100MB every couple minutes, it can scan and download the files onto the portable storage units in a process dubbed "pod slurping."

Pod slurping. Don't think that doesn't bring back a few memories.

Here's the link:

The Guitar Hero song tabs I mentioned a few weeks ago are almost complete for Hard and Expert levels. You can find them here:

It actually helped me with a section of Bark at the Moon on Expert (although I still can't get past 85%).

There's a Space Rangers 2 interview over at Gamecloud, and they specifically mention that they improved the Russian to English translation for the U.S. version. Here's the link:

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