Is it just me or is that actually two near identical (except for the fans) boards placed back to back (mirroring each other)?.
11 posts • joined 16 May 2008
They started coding in secrecy and then dumped a blob of code onto the net, the code shows their amateurishness. If they had started working in the open and used a real free software type development model then all these security issues would have been written out of the software by now. N00bs.
So good to hear that this money burning and largely wasteful era in space (yes, I do feel privileged to have lived through it even so), which provides a few select people with a joyride around the earth all in the name of "science", is finally coming to an end.
Time to make way for the ones who really have the impetus, insight and financial backing to do something useful up there! Yes, I am talking about commercial space flight (or perhaps a science fiction crazed dictator) as the *only* reasonable means for humans to get off this god forsaken planet on a more permanent basis.
This event would give commercial space exploration the kick in the ass it really needs! Fortunately for company "whatever", they will have a bunch of unemployed and highly skilled astronauts ready and willing for action :-D
PS, see you in 30 years on the space station when I cash in some retirement fund for a package trip to Mars colony...
Steve Jobs, Apple Computer Inc.'s chief executive, offered to provide free copies of the company's operating system, OS X, for the machine, according to Seymour Papert, a professor emeritus at MIT who is one of the initiative's founders. "We declined because it's not open source," says Dr. Papert, noting the designers want an operating system that can be tinkered with. An Apple spokesman declined to comment.
a lot of other funny backtracking going on since that article was printed!
negroponte is a fking sellout.
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