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Federally Funded Flea Dips for Fluffy?

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-01 22:26 (permalink)

AaronSw: "The Bush administration announced a new, $345-trillion proposal to extend universal health care to pets -- causing the fur to fly on Capitol Hill as fiscal conservatives, animal rights groups and pro-human advocates joined the heated debate."

Mac OS X Hidden Secrets Revealed

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-01 22:07 (permalink)

AaronSw: including new compiler directive "--dwimnwis (Do what I mean not what I said)"
AaronSw: "This notification is sent by NSProcessInfo whenever the kernel is nervous, but before it actually panics. This allows the receiver of the notification to do things to minimize the likelihood of a kernel panic affecting its process."
AaronSw: "NSInputManagerUserDidSomethingParticularlyStupidNotification This notification occurs when the user does something particularly stupid. A common use of this notification is to unexpectedly quit, just to teach the user a lesson."

New Debian Package: rootkit

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-01 22:04 (permalink)

Linus resigns from Linux kernel development due to whiny patch submitters

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-01 21:45 (permalink)

AaronSw: Possible replacements include Eric S. Raymond. Linus: "ESR has shown on many occasions that he can talk shit and still sound just as convincing as anyone on this list, all the time being completely oblivious to any contrasting viewpoints."

Apple Student Developers (dot org)

posted by AaronSw-library at 2002-04-01 17:43 (permalink)

AaronSw-library: They're even holding an iPod breakout contest

The secret behind Google's amazing accuracy

posted by AaronSw-library at 2002-04-01 17:36 (permalink)

TWEAK: Tipping Worldwide Entertainment Artists via Kagi

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-01 14:49 (permalink)

AaronSw: Kagi finds the artists while making money off the interest.

Opt-Out of Yahoo Delivers spam, junk mail and telemarketing

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-01 14:49 (permalink)

You've got Blogs! AOL buys into homegrown media

posted by AaronSw at 2002-04-01 14:22 (permalink)

AaronSw: More information at AOL/Scripting New.

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