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TU - February 2000 Archive

Your Star Wars Name @Tuesday, February 29, 2000 - 17:44:38 - tu
Kinda old, but its pretty funny. My name is list at the bottom.
Your Star Wars First Name
1: Take the first 3 letters of your last name.
2: Add to that, the first 2 letters of your first name.

Your Star Wars Last Name
1: Take the first 2 letters of your mother's maiden name.
2: Add to that the first 3 letters of the name of the town or city you were born in.
Gofro Dimid


My Screen looks funny @Tuesday, February 29, 2000 - 17:29:51 - tu
Echelon Causing trouble yet again.

Beginners Guide to the Internet.
Wired Guide

You know your old when you don't no much
about Goth. Goth Gals

Email from Antarctica

Is BDSM christianly? I guess so.

Some more random links:
chargedparticle.com
ripebastard.com
sheer-genius.ramblings.net


Hackers hack the FBI... @Monday, February 28, 2000 - 18:17:34 - tu
Hackers shut down the FBI web site on Feb 18th. Umm kinda ironic I think
Their supposed to know what there doing. story here

Sony is pushing their memory sticks on everyone. Story

Japan is a little worried about the leap year and how is will effect computers
over there. I am surprised more U.S. companies aren't worried. story

Someone elses lame attempt at humor. Yet another company wants to make
an digital radio / internet device. Doh lame, lame lame Story Here

Some Linux programmers try to make Linux more UserFriendly story


Echelon Stories @Monday, February 28, 2000 - 17:56:06 - tu
I was trollin around NewsTroll and I found a bunch
of stories on Echelon. Echelon of course is the NSA's of letting them spy
and listen to just about anything they care to. It seems a former NSA type
confirmed Echelon's existance. story here and here
also Report to congress on echelon


Found some Fashion show pics @Monday, February 28, 2000 - 18:05:33 - tu
I dont mind it, but like I have said before nobody is going to be wearing this stuff on the street.
Bill Masters Basic HTML @Monday, February 28, 2000 - 16:42:32 - Billy Rhythm
Feast your eyes on what I can do! I can even do them both at once!

Gas Prices in the UK Verses US @Monday, February 28, 2000 - 12:05:33 - tu
I know alot of people in the U.S. think gas prices are outrageous. I got an
Email from a Brit, he says they are roughly paying $5.40 for a US gallon.
I don't think we have it too bad.


Alt.Random.Links.Sleep.Sleep.Sleep @Monday, February 28, 2000 - 00:13:10 - tu
Fun words to say. "Uber Model". say it with me again "Uber Model"

Linux Directory - Linux Resources
Linux Distributions
Palm 3 Color

Get Paid to surf the Web? I doubt it
Goat Wisdom you got it for and about goats
Search Wiz (no nothing to do with PEE

Found this wacky site Portal of Evil not a bad as it
sounds. It led me to Customers Suck some do.

Hmmm Beer
No were near as funny as hamsterdance.
Did I mention I serve the hamsters ?


SETI SETI SETI @Saturday, February 26, 2000 - 21:22:50 - tu
We here at TU have hit almost 80 seti units almost in the top 10 % of the program.
Of course there are like 200,000 others ahead of us. (Doh)

SETI Story - ABCnews.com Part 1
SETI Story - ABCnews.com Part 2

SETI Story - MSNBC
Little Tid Bits @Saturday, February 26, 2000 - 21:22:50 - tu
Microsoft's Xbox is creating more news. They now own Xbox.com
They are probably trying to pull a Sony with its playstation business model.

I am doing this update remotely. I better not screw it up huh?

Bill Bradley speaks out against Dr. Laura Schlessinger. She is extremely
homophobic and she goes on and on about it on her show. Bradley of course
has a primary in California in 2 weeks. Just read Bill Bradley is a southpaw.

Compaq plans to take the iPaq into the handheld market Story here


Fallen out Everywhere @Friday, February 25, 2000 - 16:22:03 - tu
Echelon in the News @Friday, February 25, 2000 - 16:22:03 - tu
Story of the US using Norwegian radar as part of Echelon to spy on
Russia. Story here


Photo Caption Contest


"McCain said what about my boy?"
"You back off Mr. Liberal Photo guy"
"I'll be billigerant with whoever I want to"
got some more?
Email me


www.whois.net @Friday, February 25, 2000 - 14:10:15 - tu
Curious on the Whois.net site. found some useless info. Out of the 13,122,341 + web sites:
useless - 88 I suppose useless is not a good marketing ploy.
whazzup 5, detachable 2,
totally - 1049 penis - 627 penguin - 809 nerd - 1964, booger 76
dork - 206 playstation 434, hooters 525, rhythm 922, veggie 452
fetish 972, boobs 144, wanker 49, testicles 9, wankle 4,
2001+ linux and lust names in sites.
www.wanklerotaryengine.com ??
www.saabviggen.com When??


Links Galore @Friday, February 25, 2000 - 12:19:34 - tu

voided.virtualave.net
www.memepool.com
www.cloud10.org
www.stileproject.com
www.aphexion.com
abzero.markside.com
www.sungs.com
yeti.soupernova.com
zebulun.org
www.shellcity.net
www.rebelonet.com
unpc.net

www.totalshock.com
nuintari.net
yggdrasil.net
segfault.org
www.netsplit.com
www.blazex.net
www.blastic.com
www.jayb.net
www.abyssx.net
www.the-element.net
dissolve.brain-damage.net
evilnetwork.jcmonline.net/
tech-base.com xw3 Stay Tooned Jills Jpop Rock


Dont waste Beer Shave your mustache @Friday, February 25, 2000 - 09:50:50 - tu
The guys at Guinness did a study. It seems a hell of alot of beer gets
wasted from mustaches. I am not making this up. Story Here


Microsoft in my Pocket. @Thursday, February 24, 2000 - 22:30:19 - tu
Microsoft has a new toy coming out, a PocketPC. It seems with its Microsoft
is everywhere with the X box and WindowsCE coming out. Story Here
The latests PDA Killer is Quartz, no good unless I can play quake3 on it.

Joined the Onelist INFP Forum. should be interesting.
576 members wow thats a whole lots shy sensitive types.


Bored, Tired, and Sore @Thursday, February 24, 2000 - 20:59:34 - tu
Just veggin out this evening. Searching through alot of Japanese
drawing and painting galleries. pretty cool stuff (to me anyway)
I think that I need a break from the computers....
Tallyho - Japanese CG Gallery
Oh My Naughty Bad Cartoons

Seti @ Home Japan


Detachable Penis, and Botched Circumcision @Wednesday, February 23, 2000 - 22:33:37 - tu
This guy in brazil claimed to be possesed by the devil.
To rid himself of it he chopped off his willywonka and stab his own
"scrotal sack" "ouch, and double ouch!"
They were able to re-attach the severed member.

Another Ummm, Whacked Story...

The poor kid, was a boy, somebody really screwed up a circumcision at
8 months old, the parents and doctors fix the accident by deciding to turn the
boy into a girl. This story is messed up. Story Here


Do you Hate with Yahoo?? @Wednesday, February 23, 2000 - 22:02:22 - tu
Yahoo is in some hot water some of their clubs and groups are being used
by white power and other hate groups. Story Here
Sorta a tough one, to me it falls into free speech even the crap they talk about,
but Most sites and companies have acceptable use policies that should cover
something like this.

Some new DoS tools for WinTels just came out this week
I wonder whats going to happen now ? I am sure nobody would be dumb
enough to launch more attacks on the net.

A fake McCain site was shut down by the FBI. The fake site mirrored
the oringal site by took the contibution themselves. Story Here

More on that not so secret Microsoft Gaming Box.Story here


New Color Palm Wen, February 23, 2000 - 23:26:03 - tu

The Color Palm Pilots are on the way. Looks like a cute little toy. To bad I am too disorganized to use a toy like this. I haven't heard if there is any other enhancements or changes.
Bedtime News Stories... @Tuesday, February 22, 2000 - 23:26:03 - tu
Cyrix is the first of the Cheapo Chips is out. P rated again not Mhz. Doh!
That what my Cyrix 120+ had. Story here
Its a socket 370 compatible chip and its dirt cheap. More Here

Interesting story, these guys are releasing a program named decss to confuse
the issue and drive the lawyers crazy. Its a good idea I have some photos
I could zip them up in a decss.zip file. story here

ISPs loose out to cable companies and its the FCC fault Story Here
Our local cable company kinda rots like most, there digital cable is a joke, but
people asks my ISP if we offer cable modem access. To bad the government
wont let us. Maybe everyone should pull a AOL and buy a cable company of
their own. Story Here
Here is a story on 2 way internet satellite service

Randoms
Social Chaos Security - Computer security
GeekGirl WebRing
Grrl Nrrd

Photo Caption @Tuesday, February 22, 2000 - 17:49:46 - tu
Caption Contest?

"Bill, dont just whip it out like that."
"Mr. Mayor just cause my husband.."
Oh my, it does have a bend to it! bbatty@tu
Email me some more.

Japan is very pricey @Tuesday, February 22, 2000 - 15:53:05 - tu
Some Japanese Playstation / DVD info
PSX2 sells for $357 price tag DVD players sell for around $700
DVD discs sell for ($70) per disc - Ouch!
Sony is projecting sales of 22 million of the
PSX units over the next 5 yearsjust in Japan.

I may throw together a playstation 2 page if I have some free time.


News Bites @Tuesday, February 22, 2000 - 12:27:18 - tu
Netscape 5.0 will be about in 2 months and 6.0 will be out in spring.
Or so AOL claims. Story Here

Ugly looking thing. Robo Cat is now available in Japan. Story Here
I don't really see a need for something like this. I am thinking TU Award.

More rumors on Microsoft's Gaming Box it might run an AMD Athlon.


Damn Dog bit me! @Monday, February 21, 2000 - 13:03:06 - TU
I was off to work this morning doing the walking things and the neighbors dog
ran accross the street and up behind me a took a bite on my leg. It didn't break
the skin it just scratch it. I talk to the dogs owners nice little old lady. What
a way to start the week.
Newest addition to the computer junk pile is a Sony 926 External SCSI CDR.
I think I can even get it to run with my scsi scanner. scsi is cool when it works
but it can still be a pain in the butt to setup.

This buttwipe was spamming my old links 2 page. did a reverse lookup
with altavista link:www.random-abstract.com

Some Funny Links
Urban Myths
Dialectizer


Fun Stuff @sunday, Feb 20, 2000 - TU
Fugly.net - I hope your picture never ends up there.
Here is a funny parody page, but the original is funnier. Jar Jar Mahir
Jello Shots - (not pictures of jello really, Doh!)

More News @sunday, Feb 20, 2000 - TU
Ouch!!! Comp Geeks has a 40 Gig hard Drive for $329
More details on Intels cheapo chip Timna.
Intel gets in Wireless. They have done a deal with Symbol Technologies. Symbol like Breezecom does the IEEE 802.11 2.4 and also 5.2 gigahertz wireless.

Next Star Trek Series a Prequel ? Story here
Star Wars - Force Commander will be out in a month. EB
EB has some addon Sims
Namco is showing off Tekken Tag Tournament for Playstation 2

Very very very very old Quasar @Sunrday, February 20, 2000 - 12:02:36 - TU
Scientists have done it again, they have found an ancient Quasars, I would have to agree
13 billion years is pretty darn old. Story Here


Only 1 billions years left, so lets make'em count.
Some scientist had decided the earth has only about a billion years let to it. We've been recording time several thousand years, I kinda doubt we'll have to worry about that.


Eros Asteriod - some info of the missions so far. Here and Here
Nasa's Galileo Probe is still kicking around. Latest update

" Welcome..

It's such a good feeling to know you're alive.
It's such a happy feeling: You're growing inside. And when you wake up ready to say,
"I think I'll make a snappy new day."
It's such a good feeling, a very good feeling,
The feeling you know that we're friends.


In Mr. Bills neighborhood we use only Windows. No penguins here folks.. "
Visit my my neighborhood


Gays in the Military @Sunday, February 20, 2000 - - TU
Sim Updates... (Normal People ignore)
It seems it is possible to have samesex Sims share a bed, hug and kiss like in real life. Good job Maxis for not caving into some religous right homophobic attitudes. On a lighter note about fire and sims, they don't mix, actaully the go up in flames. So if you start to fire a fire call the Fire Department or yours sims end up in an urn.
Gates
"You will be assimilated, resistance is futile."
Stewart
"No not again"

Too Much Sims @Sunday, February 20, 2000 - - TU
Sim Updates... (Normal People ignore)
All sims and no sleeps makes ME a dull boy All sims and no sleeps makes ME a dull boy
All sims and no sleeps makes ME a dull boy All sims and no sleeps makes ME a dull boy


TU - Award of
the Week goes to:
The Entire Fashion Industry
I find it ironic that the fashion industry considers this something normal people could or would wear. Nuidity just fine with me, (heck I edit this page nude most of the time) its just selling clothes is supposed to be about covering up nudity.

Streamin it @Saturday, February 19, 2000 - 12:02:36 - TU
I am enjoying a saturday morning at work. I found RealPlayer has a whole
bunch of Japanese Streaming video/audio feeeds. I am watching Daily Yomiuri
in enlgish, its pretty cool.

I updated some internal scripts for the site and I have some idea on some
other minor changes. Installed that Diamond Monster MX300 last night.
Its a pretty nice card, seemed to free up some system resources.


Make my Eyes stop bleeding @Saturday, February 19, 2000 - =)
I was noticing some stuff about my site. It kinda hurt my eyes and looked a little too busy.
So this is the new look for now.
... did some more changes, I worry about load time and size issues.

Chips on Fire.... @Friday, February 18, 2000 - 17:56:43 - tu
Here is some Intel info on the Willamette 1.5+ghz chips and
also the Timna an el cheapo chip for internet devices.

Not to be out done AMD's Athlons 1.1 Ghz demo and they too will have
a cheapo chip Spitfire and some info on their latest Chipsets


GeekGrl Site - Totally Useless ?
TU spoof I was at this site and found a page by Blaise FAQ She is a member of Attrition She is a hacker from New Zealand. Blaise has been to a couple Defcon conventions and has various wacky stuff on her page. Including How to make meade and some cool shots of her firing a submachine gun. I was at the Attrition site a week or so ago they have a great Image gallery collection.

TU - Back @Tuesday, February 15, 2000 - 01:21:51 - TU
I have been out sick for a couple day. It may sound like fun but, projectile vomitting thru your nose isn't. I cleaned up the Feb stuff and put it in the Febuary Archive.
I am in top 20 percent now of the Seti program with over 300,000 people ahead of me. Instead of having computers sit around and wait for us slow humans its great to have them running something useful in the background.

Found these pics online. Bart Star Wars Episode 1 and that darn Namco Rage Racer Girl.


(Click on image to bring
up a larger version)

Two people I never pictured doing it.
Tom Green and Monica Lewinsky on top of (I am not making this up) The Little Beaver Restaurant. She is dating one of his writers and she wanted to show off her bags. Tom Green could win the most annoying person in the world award.

Holy Cow!!! @Monday, February 14, 2000 - 12:44:53 - Billy Rhythm
Now, for all you Linux geeks, a version of Quake written in text!!! I kid you not! Check out the story here.

They Killed her with a Tater Cannon @Monday, February 14, 2000 - 01:21:51 - TU
Maude did die earlier this evening on the Simpsons, she was killed by a
group of ladies shooting T-shirts out of what looked to be Potato Cannons.
If thats not what they were let me know. I have only shot potatoes out of
mine.
Been one of those Nonstop gaming weekends. This time its the Maxis game
Sims. I have longed way too many hours playing this game. Its very addictive
and I am easy addicted to those kinda games.
Any tips on the game would be great.


2 trillion degrees and a Sock Puppet @Friday, February 11, 2000 - 14:32:21 - tu
Recreating the 1/100,000th sec after the Big Bang test? sure why not.
Those wacky swiss scientists. At 2 trillion degrees Fahrenheit they created?
quark-gluon plasma. Story Here

AMD Athlon will be available at 850mhz in the end of March.
Joshua from VIA using 370 socket compete against Celeron.

Pets.com $61.8 million in the hole. Their sales only 5.81 million dollars last
year. The IPO Stock sells for 76 million. I guess if your mascot is a cute
sock puppet you dont have to make any money.

F-18 breaking sound barrier photo. Story Here

More Sites on Crack. 10,000 and counting.....
brunching.com moonothing.slightlynorth.com
5unruly.com stileproject.com
penismightier.com newgrounds.com
newgrounds.com


I love Virtual Domain Names @Friday, February 11, 2000 - 00:36:46 - tu
I can remember when penguinlust was unregistered (sigh)
Dont despair not every name is taken just yet....
http://www.whois.net/suggest.cgi2
beer-buzz.com lovepenis.com penislove.com wood-penis.com
hard-wood.com spudwanker.com saabporn.com love-lust.com
jigglybits.com kinky-fun.com nerdsgeeks.com
Expired Site names
evilpenguin.org penguinperversion.com penguinunleashed.com
ask-jim.com totallybitchen.org totallytoes.com totallytitillated.com
totallynaked.net unuseless.com uselesspages.com phuckenuseless.com
12inchpenis.com penisaurusrex.com
So kinkypenguinlust.com is available. See not every name is taken.


Bill Bill Bill.....
What has he done now? Richest Nerd Award I bet.
Time for an Update
@Thursday, February 10, 2000 - 19:47:53 - tu
The man in charge named a server after the Kopi Luwak coffee bean.
Luwak is a new Athlon 500 with 128MB ECC, and 7200rpm 20GB
All the servers here at midcoast have names involving coffee.
(Kopi Luwak is the infamous Cat Poop Coffee Bean. see archives)

PS/2 not 100% psx1 compatiable. not all PSX games will run on a new
Playstation 2. (doh!!!) Story Here

I have been reading about these Denial of Service (DoS) programs that have
been bringing down Yahoo, Ebay Zdnet and others. some of the programs
are called TrinOO Tribe Flood Network 2K, or TFN2K.
Here and here also here

Hello!
@Thursday, February 10, 2000 - 16:26:17 - Billy Rhythm
Just posting because I can...

Ok. I am a Geek get over it.
@Tuesday, February 8, 2000 - 23:06:41 - TU
TU spoof

TU Award of the Week - Kerbango Radio
A totally useless award for this "early adopters" toy.
Its a standalone internet radio device will stream more
content than you would ever want to listen too.


A little discussion in the office reveals I am top geek. Someone chose a
password of ncc1701. Took me a whole 4 seconds to figuire it out. The
guys at work like 6 guys in an internet company did know. hello?
Star Trek Enterprise? You Might be a Geek if....
I was playing around with Yahoo Clubs ended up being the 101st member of
computergeeksanonymous
An asteriod wont hit the earth, no really it wont.
They are pretty sure anyway Story Here
Stupid Netscape Tricks
@Tuesday, February 8, 2000 - 12:54:40 - tu
CTRL+N Open new browser window
CTRL+W Close browser window
CTRL+O Open location box
CTRL+H Open History window
CTRL+D Add current page to bottom of your Bookmarks list
CTRL+A Select all items on current page
CTRL+F Find text on current page
CTRL+R Reload current page
CTRL+] Increase font size
CTRL+[ Decrease font size

Do you attack Yahoo???
@Monday, February 7, 2000 - 23:16:12 - tu
Someone decided to block Yahoo. Yahoo expierenced a denial of
service attack Monday afternoon for about 3 hours. sounds like the
same thing that happened to ID Software a month ago. You darn Hackers.

AMDs Athlon was showing off its stuff today. doing 1.1Ghz we recently got
some 500mhz in and they scream. 1 Ghz chips will be out 4th quarter.

Hackers going legit? I guess so. There is big money to be made becoming a
anti-hacker and selling yourselfoff as a security specialist.

DeCss of course and 10ghz chips
@Monday, February 7, 2000 - 15:40:16 - TU
More on Linux DVD and the DeCSS Controversy Story Here
Look I am famous. Links to me, I dont know why.
http://www.webtribe.net/p/purevil/smile/index.htm
http://home.delfi.ee/~tanels/
10 Ghz chips? not in the decade.(maybe?)story here
DHTML XML Flash, what is a web designer to do... Devhead ZDNet

A PC Writer and Words of Wisdom
@Monday, February 7, 2000 - 00:37:40 - tu
Some computer geeks have writen a program that can write books.
Sounds like 1984 stuff to me. Story Here

Wisdom begins in wonder.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil ignorance.
I know I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.

- Socrates

Another software pirate from (Pirates With Attiudes) was pick up in MA.
Robin Rothberg was charged with copying and distrubing software over
the internet. Story Here


The Simpsons are killing off one of there own.
The word on the Internet is Maude Flanders, Ned's wife is getting bumped off the show. The Voice actress that does maude is done with the show. So what will Ned and the boys do?
I love the simpsons its been a staple part of my TV diet since I wa in college, I can't imagine them ever going away. I still haven't gotten over the cancelation of Next Generation and look at the crap they have on now.
HTML Cleanup
@Saturday, February 5, 2000 - 22:03:31 - tu
I cleaned up like 12-14k of poor code out of this page. I have switched to
a more efficient HTML Editor. Should load up somewhat quicker.

Veggin Out found some random news
@Saturday, February 5, 2000 - 20:38:43 - TU
Torvalds Linux World Coverage Here
Open Source Linux DVD Players and DeCSS Story Here
Australia tries and fails to stop pornography on the web. Story Here
Lone Gunman get there own show on Fox. Story Here
Scotty is the Man. At 80 years old James Doohan from Star Trek is
fathering his third child. Story Here
Nasa still listening ofr Mars Probe Story Here
``In preparation for this day I've been spending a lot of time trying to get in
touch with my inner nerd,'' he said. - Bill Clinton
Oh my, I wont go near that one. Story Here
Some scientist has some theories on ball lightning. Story Here
Samsung 200 dollar PC Story Here
Using the Intel's Timna CPU ? What the heck is that ?
Japanese Pop Culture Site J!-Ent

Misc Stuff /etc/misc/stuff/
@Saturday, February 5, 2000 - 11:52:26 - tu
DECSS Stuff
Story on DMCA DECSS MPAA
From Wired - DVD Open Forum
U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan Ruling Here

funny odd scary
Pirates with Attitude. Busted. here and here

Computer Quotes Fast. Powerful. User-friendly. Now choose any two.
To some of us, reading the manual is conceding defeat.
"Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window." -Steve Wozniak
The most useless computer tasks are the most fun to do.

Austin Powers Tent Scene Wallpaper

I found this Wallpaper in my travels.
It's one of the best scenes in Austin Powers the Spy Who Shagged Me.
1024x768 Jpeg 122k


Not every Super Model has to be Anorexic

I am sorry but if I see Alley Mcbeal one more time I am gonna cringe, all those bones. It's nice to see some people in the fasion industry that arent anorexic.
Lane Bryant's recently did a Fasion show with plus-sized models. The line they were showing was called "Cacique" sized 14 to 28. Kate Dillon who is 5'11", 175-pound was one of the featured Models along with Mia Tyler and Anna Nicole Smith and Kathy Najimy from Veronica Closet.
(Kate Dillon pictured)
Picture1 Picture2 Picture3 Picture4
Mode Magazine

Overheard @ work
@Friday, February 4, 2000 - 10:15:51 - billy rhythm
"Wow, this is turning into a BadAss site!" 
 
Episode 1 Japanese LD Release Date
@Thursday, February 3, 2000 - 19:42:57 - TU
I dont know how I stumbled across this one.
I thought LDs were dead?
http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/starwars.html
Blockbuster hit film that needs no introduction. Widescreen. 
THX. Dolby digital. (No DVD release is planned at the moment.) 
Running time: 133 mins. 2 discs (3 sides)
 
VA Linux spends some stocks
@Thursday, February 3, 2000 - 15:52:13 - tu
VA Linux buys Andover.Net and all these sites.
Slashdot.org Freshmeat FreeCode Dave Central 
Story Here
 
Everyone wants DeCSS
@Thursday, February 3, 2000 - 14:46:07 - tu
135 hits for decss, I guess somebody is still looking for the program.
Sorry for some silly legal reasons I can't put it on my site. - tu
 
Intel under $399?
@Wednesday, February 2, 2000 - 23:03:06 - tu
I found an article /rumor that seems to have some mac people scared.
Its some info on the possible Intel Internet Appliance. Looks an aweful
lot like some one elses machine at like a 3rd of the cost. Talks about 
16.5" monitor and a dvd drive and some kinda cheap mass produced 
Celeron knockoff. Also mentioned wireless and a $399 price point.
Oh yeah its still serveral months away.
story here
 
Some links for me
@Wednesday, February 2, 2000 - 16:10:49 - tu
I'm remote right now. these links are sites I'll be 
loooking at more closely later. - TU
www.80s.com/
www.thedigitalbits.com/
www.ufomind.com/area51/
www.jpl.nasa.gov
 
This had better be a joke
@Wednesday, February 2, 2000 - 14:56:13 - tu
Some whacky story on merge talks between AT&T and Microsoft.
I have reread the story 5-6 times making sure I read it right.
Story Here
 
Windows ME, BABY!!!, Very Grrr, Yeah Baby
@Wednesday, February 2, 2000 - 14:39:31 - swinger
The next version of 95/98 type Microsoft OS has a new name
Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows Me
story here
Windows 2000, is coming out Feb. 17
Another generalized story on the DVD DeCss mess. Story Here
Mentioned in the article was 2600.com planned protests
 
Linus Torvalds Speaks out on DeCss
@Wednesday, February 2, 2000 - 13:56:41 - tu
Linus Torvalds recently commented on the case of Jon Johansen and 
DeCss. He like the rest of the Linux community wants to be able to watch
DVD movies on their linux boxes. The funny part is, he does, he watches 
DVDs in linux, he said he cannot give out the binaries though.
Story Here
He is talking about it again here
 
I'm a geek. I have code to prove it
@Wednesday, February 2, 2000 - 13:27:53 - tu
I found the geek code site, I had this earlier but I misplaced the code.
-----BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
Version: 3.1
GO d- s+:+ a- C++ U P-- L+ E---- W+++ N++ w+ O M-- V-
PS++ PE- Y+ PGP- t++@ 5+ X+ R- tv+ b++ DI+++ D+++ G
e* h---- r+++ z+++ g+ H p? !au v u++
------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------
http://www.geekcode.com
http://storm.sonic.net/dane/geek/
 
Jon Johansen Interview.
@Wednesday, February 2, 2000 - 12:14:50 - tu
So I found this interview online with the creator of DeCss.
Jon Johansen the Norwegian member of the hacking group
Masters of Reverse Engineering (MoRE) Interview Here
The other 2 members are somewhere else in Europe? The coder was
actaully from Germany, they met on the IRC. He points out in the interview
the DVDrip program and how everyone posting these programs does it
anonymously. very interesting reading.  
 
DeCss and Playstation 2
@Wednesday, February 2, 2000 - 11:59:33 - tu
I have been looking for some more DeCSS news. Everything I have found is
7 days old or older. I have been watching the logs and everyone is looking
for DeCSS online. Its amazing because this program is everywhere I doubt
any lawsuit will stop the spread of this program.

I found a Story on the new Playstation 2. Sounds like a screamer, I just
hope they can keep the price down with a DVD Player built-in. From
what I have heard the Internet / modem option will be an addon, too 
bad the Dreamcast comes internet ready. The PSX2 is coming out
in japan this month I think. Story here
 
Super computer and Mr. Chip
@Tuesday, February 1, 2000 - 17:35:36 - tu
Linus Torvalds and Transmeta is releasing Mobile Lunix to the open source
community. The more linux the better I figuire. Story Here

The Government has raise the level of super computers that companies can export from the US. Good those damn stupid ads about apple G4s being super computers will cease. Thats also good for Sony because the
Playstation 2 qualified at a Super Computer. Story Here
 
Take the poll
@Tuesday, February 1, 2000 - 17:06:02 - Billy Rhythm
If your a man, take my poll here
 
Torture Your PC
@Tuesday, February 1, 2000 - 15:12:44 - tu
It seems some people really hate there machine, I wonder why ?
Some others have old machines they want to torture.
102 ways to kill you computer


That led me to this little site =)
Destroy your computer>
The top ten ways to break the law on the Internet
How to spot a psychopath!
 
Linux toasters

@Tuesday, February 1, 2000 - 09:27:41 - tu
Caldera has a version of linux that runs on 8megs and 3megs ROM its called Embedix Linux. Embeix runs on the most basic of processors, so my toaster will be embedded with linux. Sounds an awful lot like Java to me. It will be out in several months. 

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