Writer Jane Espenson said once that she thought it should be Alien Nation. And, wouldn't you know it, it is happening: http://clak.us/tjlv
Offer the higher pay-rate as a contractor, in writing, and have them sign off that they don't agree to it. Then you at least have some paperwork to provide as proof that you offered services that they declined to compensate appropriately.
PCM2 writes "It's not Oracle Linux, but Larry Ellison has announced that Oracle will be providing full enterprise support for Linux. This means not just phone calls but also patches, security fixes, and backports, in addition to indemnification from lawsuits like SCO's. This puts Oracle in direct competition with its erstwhile partner, Red Hat, whose entire business is based on providing similar support for its Linux distro and related software."
Case in point, right in the message I'm replying to. If he had no feeling of emotion or caring while on antidepressants, then why would he bother writing that thoughtful post here? Seems he's full of emotion, and it's aimed in the right place.
Dotnaught writes "AOL has re-launched its Netscape.com portal as a place where user participation is balanced by moderator control. The renovated site will feature community-driven news and user-submitted video, guided by editors called anchors. "The hive mind sometimes doesn't do a thorough job," says Jason Calacanis, CEO of Weblogs, Inc., a blog network acquired last year by AOL."
Recently we've added a new bookmark function that logged in users can use to maintain public lists of URLs for tagging and sharing with the world. You can read the bookmark faq to answer a few specific questions, check out the global bookmark lists that can be tagged, journaled over, or submitted as stories. Read on for notes on what we're planning for this.
Though no official carrier has been announced yet, producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse of ABC's Lost are currently filming 20-minute "mobisodes" of the show in Hawaii. Called The Lost Video Diaries, the shows will feature two new characters with their respective backstories. Though the new characters won't be featured in the televised version of the show, there's already talk of poss
Boy, whoever wrote the Wikipedia entry for Theo de Raddt was spot on when they said "De Raadt is noted for his uncompromising and confrontational manner." So much so, in fact, that I think he can take the OS he founded and shove it.
A site for any space buff or self respecting astronomy geek to sip their morning coffee/tea/tang to, NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day turns ten years old today. I've been using their image of Markarian's Chain of Galaxies tiled onto my workstation desktop for the past couple of months. Another favorite, though not "astronomy"
After many months waiting by the WordPress community and multitudes of others looking to convert to the popular blogging system, version 1.5 (dubbed "Strayhorn") has finally been released. Among the new features worth mentioning are multiple themes support, a better admin interface, static pages and additional plugin hooks. There are some helpful
Google now has the Google "Suggest" beta up for trial, which does auto-completion as you type. Pretty cool. Maybe this has been up for a while, I dunno.
According to Dark Horizons , the talk of a Quantum Leap movie has come up again. This time they're discussing a two-hour TV movie with the possibility of an ongoing series based on the movie's success. Cool!