A video chronicle of the mission, including the landing, is available at NASA's video gallery.
Yesterday the Washington State Supreme Court decided that King County critical areas ordinance was not subject to county referendum.
After being Dilberted and Slashdotted (to the ground), and after receiving quite a lot of aye-rolling from Paul McNamara, it does seem the people behind billgatesforpresident.net aren't about to give up on their cause. They've launched an online petition earlier today in yet another attempt to persuade Mr. Gates. It's obviously flamebait, but interesting flamebait none the less... It's good to see these guys aren't being stopped by the side-effects of political debate.
I have serious doubts about whether or not all of this is even going to get Bill Gates to lift an eyebrow, but it sure is a remarkable effort. I'm tempted to sign the petition. Are you?
As we speak, the dubious marketing schemes drawn up by the Smartest Guys in the Pharmaceutical Business are propagating throughout the Internet. Bittorrents have been internationally seeded; p2p networks like morpheus, kaaza, gnutella, and limewire are already trading vigorously; photos laced with the data have been posted to public photo sharing sites like flickr; movies containing slideshows are circulating on video sharing sites like YouTube; Usenet isn't obsolete yet, and yes, backups have been uploaded to freenet (freenetproject.org), the virtual data haven;
Information wants to be free. Look for a file named ZyprexaKills, or any of its l33t variants.
For those without easy access to these services, find the documents at this convenient location:
Please be cautious when obtaining these files! We The People are up against some of the most greedy and powerful elites in the world. You may want to consider using the tor program (tor.eff.org) to preserve your anonymity. If its difficult for you to install this program, try www.torify.com, a web based surfing solution.
I guess you could say that I recently came out of the closet. I had been a party line Republican because the alternative, killing babies and taking all my money, is not attractive. But Republicans and still taking all my money and then wasting it still so over the past 3-5 years, I have trended more towards independence from the two party system.
From the article:
"The BlackBerry made it into the portrait because Bush was said to have been the first "E-governor," receiving tens of thousands of e-mails and responding to many of them. The governor told friends he thinks his administration has helped change the relationship between government and people, and Floridians are generally more hopeful and optimistic.""