Use an old 100GB machine to donate 100GB to Wuala, then you get most of that back in guaranteed, online storage (encrypted and distributed as a bonus). Sweet. http://www.wuala.com/
You should use an emulator like Qemu, or maybe Bochs. Then you're completely isolated from any hardware compatibility problems (virtualizers run directly on the physical cpu and thus can introduce incompatibilities when an image installed using one cpu is booted on another). Or if you only have short term projects (they don't need to save their data), then use the ttylinux or dsl linux demos in JPC at: http://javapc.sourceforge.net/demos_linuxdemos.html
There are several very important books: 1. Effective Java - Joshua Bloch. This is by far the most important one. 2. Java, Concurrency in practice - Goetz 3. The art of multiprocessor programming - Herlihy and Shavit. This is much more theory oriented, but essential to become an excellent multithreaded programmer. 4. Java Puzzlers - Joshua Bloch and Neal Gafter. This is quite a fun book - lots of Java Conundrums Enjoy!
Doesn't Wuala solve this? It stores your files in encrypted pieces spread over multiple remote machines (so you can't see the size used without your password). It already has a large number of users as well. The password is not stored anywhere.
Presuming people already have a copy of these games, why don't they just use an emulator to run them? As demonstrated at http://www.classicdosgames.com/
Ianopolous writes "Classic DOOM and DSL Linux Desktop inside your Java-enabled browser! The latest JPC, the fast 100% java x86 PC emulator, is now available online at http://www-jpc.physics.ox.ac.uk with online demos and downloads. JPC is open source and is the most secure way of running x86 software ever — 2 layers (applet sandbox, JPC sandbox) of independently validated security make it the world's most secure means of isolating x86 software. Visit the website to try out some classic games and play around with Linux all within your web browser — refresh = reboot!"
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The National Institutes of Health has given $423,500 to researchers at Indiana University's Kinsey Institute to figure out why men don't like to wear condoms. The institute will also study why men have trouble using condoms and investigate "penile erection and sensitivity during condom application." "The project aims to understand the relationship between condom application and loss of erections and decreased sensation, including the role of condom skills and performance anxiety, and to find new ways to improve condom use among those who experience such problems," reads the abstract from Drs. Erick Janssen and Stephanie Sanders, both of the Kinsey Institute.
There's another site, which also uses JPC, but has a different bunch of games... http://dosdose.com/toplist/more/ enjoy!
This is true. However there are over 1.5 billion Java enabled devices worldwide, a good number of which have web browsers.
You can play over 140 dos games in your browser here: http://www.classicdosgames.com/online.php Once they incorporate JPC's new applet snapshot facility it will have instant load time as well.
Donate the cpu's to academic research and grid computing research by running Nereus on them. http://www-nereus.physics.ox.ac.uk/