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Submission + - Why I Sold My Wii

Jeffrey writes: It was the most unique and innovative system I had ever seen in my many years of playing video games. So why did I sell it? Simple, it got boring. Nintendo has ceased offering me any reasons to keep playing it. Full story at SavvyGeek.

Feed Georgia on the mind of 3m after CD loss (theregister.com)

One more reason to fear data handlers

Sensitive personal information on 2.9 million Georgia residents is at risk after a company lost a CD that contained the details. It is at least the third such blunder in less than a week and raises serious doubts about the measures private companies and public officials take to safeguard individuals from identity theft.


Submission + - Is Windows 98 still usable?

Merry Mace writes: I have a friend with an older but still quite usable system. Last summer I cleaned up the machine and installed Ubuntu. My friend just told me of a few problems they're having and asked (begged) me to reinstall Windows 98. The question is: Can I ethically install an operating system that I know has some unresolved security flaws?

Theory is gray, but the golden tree of life is green. -- Goethe