Jerry Bruckheimer has bought the movie rights to American McGee’s Oz, a game not even released yet (though highly anticipated by those of us who swooned over American McGee’s Alice). The new news is that Bruckheimer plans to turn the game into a complete trilogy of movies. Could be interesting…very interesting.
MyDoom is making its rounds. Friends & colleagues are getting bombarded with this at work and at home already, despite hefty security. Bad, nasty, oh so nasty….
MSN has a toolbar. Kinda looks like Google’s toolbar. Go figure.
West Virginia University Library has a fairly content-rich Isaac Asimov site. Look at rare book images, cover art, and read about this pioneer in science fiction literature.
Microsoft is releasing Service Pack 1 for the Microsoft Office Suite in late June. Keep a lookout. Or, at least, remind your friendly neighborhood techie to do so 🙂
Return of the King and Lost in Translation (incidentally, my two favorite movies of the last year) both won big at the Golden Globes. It’s not usual that I agree with the award-distributors…
Gates chose the World Economic Forum as his podium. He announced that Microsoft search technologies would soon outdo Google, and that a new innovative three-pronged approach would effectively thwart spammers. Cheeky monkey, that Bill Gates.
This story has been around the tech block already, but I thought I’d post it anyway. An MIT survey found that the invention that is most-needed & most-hated is the cell phone. Funny enough, alarm clocks were second. I can certainly identify with that.