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Submission + - Microsoft's Penis Song Faces Stiff Criticism at NDC (pingzine.com)

Deekin_Scalesinger writes: “I got the skills to impress, I’m a computer genius. The words “Micro” and “Soft” don’t apply to my penis,” beamed the vocals of a bubblegum dance song during an entertainment break at the annual conference last week. Meanwhile, the lyrics were flashed karaoke style in the front of the stage for the crowd to sing along to as dancers moved to the beat erratically.

The performance itself was given by the dancing Windows Azure girls.

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Submission + - Third MacBook laptop announced at Macworld 1

Deekin_Scalesinger writes: Steve Jobs confirmed what many of us suspected — a new Macbook less than one inch thick has been introduced at Macworld. Early specs indicate 0.16" to 0.76" thickness, magnetic latch, 13.3" widescreen display, 1.8" hard drive — 80 GB hard disk standard, 64 GB SSD as an option, 1.6 GHz Standard, 1.8 GHz Option — Intel Core 2 Duo. Details available at MacRumors, which is posting live commentary of the event.

Some programming languages manage to absorb change, but withstand progress. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982