Notch Wants To Make a Firefly-Inspired Sandbox Space Game
I won't believe it's a Firefly sim until there's a placable River Tam block. Get on it, sir.
NSA Chief Wants Internet Partitioned For Government, 'Critical' Industries
As many have no doubt pointed out, there is not now and has never been anything that stops anyone from building their own TCP/IP-based network and only allowing trusted users/machines/sites to connect to that network. There is no inherent need to connect *anything* to the public Internet, much less an asset that contains confidential information.
The thing that bothers me most about this announcement is the clear implication that secret data *isn't* currently partitioned onto private networks at top-secret government agencies.
Cameron's Avatar a 3D Drug Trip?
Somehow, I manage not to have sex, without the benefit of this amazing technology you describe...
Targeting PocketPCs With Mono?
MonoDevelop is, as far as I can tell, as similar to Visual Studio as they can possibly make it, so if you don't like Visual Studio I'm not sure this is going to get you anywhere. But you don't have to use Visual Studio to develop for .NET, even if you're running Windows. You can use whatever text editor you want and then invoke the compiler (csc.exe) on the command line if that's what you're more comfortable doing.
Personally, I have found Visual Studio to be the single Microsoft product I actually like -- the 'inline' documentation is a major timesaver -- but to each his own...