As far as middle click, instead of the wheel, I've been using the thumb button(s) on my mice as middle click for years. Much more convenient than trying to click the wheel.
There is pretty much one thing good about diet soda, and that is, it's something people with Diabetes (or who otherwise shouldn't have any sugar) can drink.
The taste ranges from horrible to not particularly great, but if you drink it for a while you get used to it / tolerate it, and then it's not so bad.
"Two weeks ago, Harmonix created a software patch for the Sony PLAYSTATION 3 version of Rock Band that allowed for guitar compatibility and support for third party peripherals, including enabling use of Activision's Guitar Hero III controller with Rock Band. The compatibility patch was submitted, approved and had been scheduled for release by Sony on Tuesday, December 4. Unfortunately, Activision objected to the compatibility patch's release. The patch remains with Sony, but we have been told that it will unfortunately not be released due to Activision's continued objection."
Thank god for this. I hope that there is eventually some global body that not only manages but enforces the proper treatment of intelligent machines once they exist. I've always liked machines more than people because machines are far more reliable. (ie. they do what you tell them to and they do it HOW you tell them to do it) And if you interact with your machines properly, they treat you very well. I'm so much of a stickler