Wired: Transmeta Takes Linux Plunge.
“The company famously employs Linus Torvalds, who is the lead developer of the Linux kernel…
“The release of Midori Linux could raise conflict of interest questions for Torvalds.”
So what does Brent reallywear to work? “Naturally I’m buck naked. Plus I like the feel of the leather chair under my butt.”
Gazette (via Jeff: “Police say McKenzie stole or tried to steal four vehicles, smashed three cars and, in the process, injured a man, two pregnant women, a 1-year-old child, a teen-age girl, a police officer and himself. Only the teen didn’t need hospital care.”
Reminds me of a George Carlin routine:
“News Flash! A man was arrested today for shooting and killing his wife, his two daughters, all four of his grandparents, his neighbor, his dog, and a man who works at the local filling station.
“When asked why he did it, he said he was just cleaning his gun, when it suddenly went off.”
The Register: Teacher gets two years for anti-Communist Net remark.
Wired: The Story Behind Tux the Linux Penguin.
BBC News – At a glance: Life on Mars?. A Nasa scientist claims to have found “conclusive evidence” that the planet Mars may have once harboured life.
NASA: Feature: Mapping the Decline of Coral Reefs. Coral reefs represent some of the densest and most varied ecosystems on Earth. Over the past 50 years the health of these reefs have been declining. Using high-resolution satellite imagery, scientists are locating the reefs that are in the most trouble.