Monday, June 02, 2003

...AND THEN...

SCO steps in it again.

"Quite frankly, I found it mostly interesting in a ‘Jerry Springer’ kind of way. White trash battling it out in public, throwing chairs at each other. SCO crying about IBM's other women…..."
—Linux creator Linus Torvalds

Analysts are shying away from an offer made by The SCO Group Inc. to examine its proof that there are hundreds of lines of illegal Unix code in Linux; dismissing it as a ploy aimed at garnering publicity. Read More...


No good deed goes unpunished.

Back in 1996, Richard Jewell had his life turned upside down. He learned that being heroic sometimes carries a heavy price. Seven years on the authorities are self-congratulatory over their apprehension of Eric Rudolph, aged 36. Rudolph was arrested Saturday morning in North Carolina and charged with several offences, including the 1996 Olympics bombing. Read More...


Eeew...tales of the body snatchers.

Scientist have discovered a parasite (Strepsiptera) which clothes itself in it's host's skin, after having it for lunch, of course.


And that's supposed to be a disguise?

A variant on the Sobig worm called Sobig-C (that's 'C' for clever) was spotted Saturday. The wee nasty spreads via e-mail and network shares,often passing itself off as a friendly e-mail from Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. Yeah, and I've got this here land, in Florida, it's well irrigated...Read More...


They're doing it again...making us hope.

Yeah, sure they lost the series; but who cares, the lads went out in style! Yesterday in the final match of the seven ODI series the Windies prevailed over Australia showing the kind of class we all knew they could muster but were dispairing we'd ever see again.

Result: West Indies won by 9 wickets, scoring 249 for 1 in 43.3 overs (Hinds 103, Lara 75; beat Australia's 247 for 8 (Lehmann 107, Gayle 5-46)
Series: Australia wins the 7-ODI series 4-3
Man of the Match: CH Gayle
Man of the Series: WW Hinds

5 Ninjas, 1 Kitten and a Fifth of Vodka!