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  • Mac OS on Intel x86 - CONFIRMED

    06/06/2005 10:57:00 AM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 192 replies · 2,704+ views
    MacNN ^ | 6/6/2005 | MacNN
    Mac OS X has been leading secret double life. Every Mac project build for Intel and PowerPC. Every release of Mac OS X has been built for both Intel and PowerPC-based Macs. For the last 5 years. Mac OS X is cross-platform by design. Apple's demo is on an Intel-based system. Jobs shows all Mac OS X Tiger features are already compatible with Intel-based processors. Not done yet. Will put into the developer hands to help Apple finish it.
  • REMINDER!! Thune and Daschle will be debating on “Meet the Press” tomorrow, Sunday, September 19th

    09/18/2004 10:28:31 AM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 20 replies · 557+ views
    E-mail to Boss_Jim_Gettys ^ | 9/18/2004 | Thune Campaign
    Just received an e-mail reminder from the Thune campaign to watch the debate with Daschole tomorrow on Meet the de-Press-ed.
  • President's Speech From Republican National Convention Now Available Free From iTunes Music Store

    09/04/2004 6:39:01 AM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 18 replies · 753+ views
    iTunes Music Store ^ | 9/4/2004 | President George W. Bush
    Another check of the iTunes music store today and they have now posted the speeches from Thursday, including President Bush's! It is completely unedited (1 hour 2 minutes!). They are being made available as free audiobook downloads. Requires iTunes for Mac (OS X) or Windows (2000 or XP) (available here) plus an iTunes account. If you already have iTunes software and an account, clicking on the source URL for this thread should take you to President Bush's speech. Search "RNC" to find all 21 speeches available.  
  • Zell Miller Speech From Republican National Convention Now Available Free From iTunes Music Store

    09/03/2004 2:39:08 PM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 4 replies · 1,150+ views
    iTunes Music Store ^ | 9/3/2004 | Zell Miller
    I checked the iTunes music store today and they have finally posted the speeches from Wednesday, including Zell Miller's! They are being made available as free audiobook downloads. Requires iTunes for Mac (OS X) or Windows (2000 or XP) (available here) plus an iTunes account. If you already have iTunes software and an account, clicking on the source URL for this thread should take you directly to Zell's speech. Search "RNC" to get a list of all nineteen speeches offered to date.
  • Speeches from Republican Convention Being Released As Free Audiobook Files at the iTunes Music Store

    09/01/2004 7:31:00 PM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 18 replies · 634+ views
    iTunes Music Store ^ | 9/1/2004 | Boss_Jim_Gettys
    I checked the iTunes music store today and noticed that all of the RNC speeches are being made available as free audiobook downloads. Requires iTunes for Mac or Windows (available here) plus an iTunes account. If you already have iTunes software and an account, clicking on the source URL for this thread will take you to Rudy Giuliani's speech. Search "RNC" to get a list of all speeches offered.
  • Speeches from Democrat Convention Released As Free Audiobook Files at the iTunes Music Store

    08/05/2004 7:06:07 PM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 12 replies · 365+ views
    iTunes Music Store ^ | August 5, 2004 | Boss_Jim_Gettys
    I was browsing the iTunes music store today and noticed that all of the DNC speeches are available as free audiobook downloads. Requires iTunes for Mac or Windows (available here) plus an iTunes account. If you already have iTunes software and an account, clicking on the source URL for this thread should get you to the page with all of the audiobook titles from the convention.
  • Virginia Tech Building Power Mac G5 Supercomputer

    09/06/2003 1:10:51 PM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 44 replies · 480+ views
    TechNewsWorld ^ | 9/3/2003 | Jay Lyman
    Using several new technologies and more than 1,000 dual-processor Power Mac G5 computers, Virginia Tech University is building a supercomputer cluster that is likely to rank among the fastest in the world.In addition to the G5 machines, the university said it is using a beta version of the latest release of OS X, new networking hardware from Mellanox and Cisco, and cutting-edge configuration and cooling technologies to build the powerful cluster for a fraction of the price of a traditional supercomputer."The total price tag is probably a factor of 10 lower than a machine in this class in the past,"...
  • PETA Opposes Name of Padres Stadium (PETA Alert)

    01/24/2003 4:08:38 PM PST · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 12 replies · 102+ views
    AP ^ | January 24, 2003 | unknown
    <p>SAN DIEGO (AP) -- An animal rights group has asked the San Diego Padres to back out of a deal giving the Petco retail firm naming rights to the team's new downtown ballpark.</p> <p>People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is leading a boycott against the San Diego-based pet-supply chain, alleging animal cruelty at some of its stores. The group contends a high number of animals have died from disease and crowding at Petco stores.</p>
  • Northwest Airlines Flight Surrounded at Dulles

    09/18/2001 4:48:25 PM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 181 replies · 6+ views
    Fox 5 News (DC)
    Northwest Flight 36 bound for Amsterdam. Breaking.
  • Maryland Freeper Challenge

    03/11/2001 7:04:47 AM PST · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 178+ views
    Boss_Jim_Gettys | March 11, 2001 | Boss_Jim_Gettys
    Attention Maryland Freepers:We are now within striking distance of New York, Washington, North Carolina and Wisconsin. Let's pass 'em all today!Boss_Jim found a couple of extra bucks under the sofa cushions this month and decided to issue a matching fund challenge.For every new Maryland donation to the Freepathon of $10 or more received before midnight (EST) tonight (3/11/2001), I will donate $5 (limit of $75).
  • New opportunities for Japan-U.S. ties

    01/07/2001 3:21:22 PM PST · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 4+ views
    Japan Times ^ | January 1, 2001 | HISAHIKO OKAZAKI
    The administration of U.S. President-elect George W. Bush will include many pro-Japanese officials. This reflects U.S. political history. Many officials of President Bill Clinton's administration had served under President Jimmy Carter, who came to power 12 years earlier. For example, former Secretary of State Warren Christopher was undersecretary of state, and former Secretary of Defense William Perry was undersecretary of defense, in the Carter administration.The Carter years of 1977 to 1981 saw pseudo-detente worldwide following the fall of Saigon to communist forces in 1975, as did Cambodia and Laos later. This marked the end of U.S. military involvement in Indochina. ...