18 years Ago
This site is by one of the leading hardware guys on the web…he’s from Germany. His writeup is huge, but if you’re interested in the feature set:
My take is that the GeForce3 introduces some amazing new techonologies and the card kicks ass. However, the next card will take some of the rough edges off of those technologies and kick even more ass.
Here you’ll find a 526 byte Perl script that can descramble DVDs in real time.
Bill Clinton’s still making the news because he had the nerve to pardon one of the few international crooks and swindlers who was not a Republican.
- Michael Feldman (public radio’s “Whad’Ya Know?”)
In Thailand, a building has been named Clinton Plaza after ex-President Clinton. It contains six stories of discos, go-go bars and strip clubs. Apparently, Clinton is furious because they stole the idea for his presidential library.
- Conan O’Brien (“Late Night with Conan O’Brien”)
Can you imagine working at the following Company?
This company has a little over 500 employees with the following statistics:
- 29 have been accused of spousal abuse
- 7 have been arrested for fraud
- 19 have been accused of writing bad checks
- 117 have bankrupted at least two businesses
- 3 have been arrested for assault
- 71 cannot get a credit card due to bad credit
- 14 have been arrested on drug-related charges
- 8 have been arrested for shoplifting
- 21 are current defendants in lawsuits
- In 1998 alone,... [More]
19 years Ago
Writing a screen saver in Windows isn’t exactly hard, but, as with many of the more exotic parts of the Windows API, not exactly friendly either. This library is a set of Delphi classes that make building screen savers a snap. It even includes a test harness so you can debug your screen savers without installing them.
Where do you start when you want to write a screen saver? A good place to start is Macromedia Flash or Shockwave presentations: they’ve already got everything you need to build a screen saver except a player. The earthli Flash Screen Saver lets you take any Shockwave file and use it as your screen saver. Fully integrated into Windows with real-time preview and configuration options.
At the end, someone asks him to ‘refrain from trying to make George Bush look stupid’:
“…As for trying to make George W. Bush look stupid, that’s not something anyone has to
break a sweat “trying” to do, not with W. himself doing most of the heavy lifting. Quoting our next Commander-And-Thief verbatim (“They misunderestimated me”) makes him look plenty stupid….“