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Perhaps the best Bunny strip evar.

An interesting article on neurological differences between males and females, and the way such small - but real - differences are sometimes blown way out of proportion by those wishing to portray a chasm between genders.

So, the source for the SL client is now under the GPL. Full source, plus some closed-source libraries, along with build instructions for OS X, Linux, and Windows are all available immediately.

tania spotted an eBay seller with an impressive array of catsuits on offer, at very reasonable prices.

Track for the day: Fade to Grey - Noisia Mix, a powerhouse D&B creation that's very much its own work, though obviously based on the 80s classic.

Shannon Wheeler, late of Too Much Coffee Man, is still on good form with his new strip, How to be Happy.. caution: cynical humor ahead. =:)

Ever received or downloaded a file, and been unable to use it? Here's an extraordinarily helpful site: Media Convert. It handles a wide variety of audio, video, text, and archive formats, converting them to a similarly broad choice. As it's handled by the website's server, there's nothing to install.

This Imperial Stormtroopers photo will make murries laugh, cry, or both. =:)

Comment of the year on the speculation to the impending MacWorld keynote: "The big surprise product they're going to release is Duke Nukem Forever, iPhone edition." On the more earnest side, it seems the Wall Street Journal's claiming the "iPhone" to be real - and they noted the Intel migration just before it happened. Meanwhile, in cloud cuckoo land, this thread is just fun - it may or may not happen, but it's part of the ride. ^_^ It certainly would be fun to see something genuinely novel. After all, the basic WIMP paradigm has remained virtually untouched since its popular debut - a laptop now is pretty much the same beast as ten or fifteen years ago, just with grinningly more wonderful specs.

[Edit: the "iPhone", widescreen iPod, and "internet communicator" have been announced as one and the same device. And as that link claimed, it uses a multipoint touchscreen, for fingers, not a stylus. And it runs OS X.. ! Lotsa photos and commentary here]

Many thanks to rabitguy for noticing this!
Mm, that's one of the many wonderful things about the web - as wide a range of comics as one could ever dream of, and they each find their audience, one way or another. It's odd, really, that papers still act so languidly in altering their choices, given the pressures the web places print editions under, but, so it goes. I wouldn't be surprised if The Family Circus is still running at the turn of the next century. ^_^;

So - thinking of robots and androids from film and television, if your brain were dropped into one particular example thereof, which do you think you'd choose to wind up as? Me, I'm more for soft angles, Sorayama Hajime style, so I particularly liked Chris Cunningham's 'bots in his video for All is Full of Love. (Or, Invasion of the Bunnybots, but those don't quite count, I feel, as superb a story as it is)
Yeah, newspapers are strange in that regard. I can understand that they keep on printing *good* comics, but why they still give space to crap I'll never understand. (Well, actually, I do - it's all about money, ultimately, and Garfield, as mindnumbingly bad as it has become, will still attract more readers than Beaver and Steve, sad as it is -, but I don't think it's a good thing.)

As for robots... good question. :) Sorayama Hajime's robots are exactly the kind I don't really like myself, actually, but I do like the Cybermen from Doctor Who, for example; outside of that, it'd have to be one of the stereotypical robots from the 70s or so, with a very "boxy" look. ^^ Kind of like the stormtroopers in that picture - just as a robot instead. *tailwaves* MMMm, you got me all excited now. :) (Although I'd prefer to be welded into one whole instead of just having my brain put in there, I think... but it's something I'll have to think about. ;))