Jimbo the pimp, Essjay the quack professor, SlimVirgin the sexy super-spy, and now SWATJester the undercover terrorism expert (or some such)... I think we have enough material for an action movie. Or a comedy series.
Run GNU/Linux? Be a real man and write your own OS. :)
(OK, I read that the Cassiopeia E-11 has 8Mb of memory... probably already more than enough to run Linux. Running GNU/Linux is another matter though.)
wlach totally boggles my mind. So is he saying that the oil companies are raising prices because they, out of the goodness of their hearts, suddenly decide they want to make people moderate their oil consumption in order to save the earth's climate?
berend is normally a raving wingnut, but he's right on the money when he says,
The drive-by media previously reported that one of the definitions of a geek was someone who couldn't get a girlfriend. Now a geek is someone with a stripper as girlfriend:
Preliminary results from the research show so-called computer geeks are becoming the new schoolyard bullies.
In related news, Jacqueline Passey says she's a geek because she watches cheesy TV shows. Geek geek geek!
kelly: What? What? It reads below the Citizendium page:
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Call for Spoof Papers!
I figured this is as good a place as any other to repeat my call to submit spoof papers on global warming to the AEI. If you're a global warming researcher, or you know someone who is, or you know someone who knows someone who is, etc. etc., then do help spread the message!
fzort: man, that's pure evil.
So, IOCCC 2006 and Bitwise 2007 are both over. This leaves the ICFP Contest.
In other news, I see that the Tubes of the Internet are now filled with the latest antics of the wikiclowns:
I hope both projects will soon collapse under the sheer weight of their own stupidity, and we can have something better.
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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