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Submission + - OLPC Give one get one starts today (

AmaDaden writes: The One Laptop Per Child projects "give one get one" campaign starts today. There are have been many, many, storys on Slashdot on the past on the project. With the give one get one campaign by giving a $400 donation "you can donate the revolutionary XO laptop to a child in a developing nation, and also receive one for the child in your life in recognition of your contribution." If your interested hurry up, the campaign ends November 26.

Submission + - The Stagnation of JavaScript (

AmaDaden writes: Things might be heating up between the Mozilla folks and the IE folks. Why? Mozilla and others have been pushing for work on ES4 or ECMAScript 4th Edition. ECMAScript is better known as JavaScript. While Microsoft was a force behind the creation of all previous editions of ECMAScript since achieving browser dominance it seems they have stopped contributing. In addition they are now opposing ES4. It's worth mentioning that "Brendan's Roadmap" is from Mr.Javascript himself Brendan Eich

Submission + - Wii Virtual Console releases Japan only games (

AmaDaden writes: This week on the Wii virtual console only two games were released. Why is this news? They were both Japan only games before this. It seems that Nintendo has started to translate and release Japan only games in the US. The games are Sin and Punishment for N64 and Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels for NES. An interesting note is that both games seem to have a 20% translation tax. NES games are normally $5 and this is $6 and N64 games are normally $10 and this is $12. Just what else does Nintendo have planed for it's Virtual Console?

How many Bavarian Illuminati does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Three: one to screw it in, and one to confuse the issue.