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Anime

Journal: It's not anime, there's just no generic "Cartoon/Comics" top

Journal by stlhawkeye
I've begun a webcomic. Having been a corner-of-my-notebooks cartoon doodler since I was about 12 years old, I figured it was a good time to start actually producing something since I can self-publish it on my web site. Which I'm doing. Go to The Man Pages, my blog, and you'll find links to my comics on the right. As of this posting, there are only four entries so far, in various qualities.
Microsoft

Journal: Just so I'm on the record with my asinine predictions

Journal by stlhawkeye
Me:
"The next generation of Windows after Longhorn will have a Linux kernel (or other UNIX-like kernel). Expect it by 2015."

Anonymous Coward:
Yeah, just like I was supposed to have a flying car, affordable robot that can clean, cook, mow the lawn, and feed the pets, AND my fully-automated home by 2000?

Please.

It's coming, fools!

PlayStation (Games)

Journal: Price Prediction for the PS3

Journal by stlhawkeye
The PS3 will not cost $450 in the United States. Although 50,000 yen translates into $460, everybody on /. seems to not understand some basic economics.

The value of 50,000 yen in the Japanese economy is not equivilent to the value of $450 in the American economy. Japan is much, much more expensive. Does your company have a per diem for travel? Check their rate for Japan, and compare to anywhere in North America. Dollars to donuts that Japan is significantly higher. The last place I worked paid $35/day for The US, $45 for Canada, and $75 for Japan.

So how much will the PS3 cost? $300. Well, $299.99.

I'm big on predictions lately. Play along at home!

I'm also standing by my prediction that Microsoft will either have a Linux-based kernel in Windows, or shelve Windows in favor of a Linux-based operating system by 2015. I've been saying this since Apple picked up BSD for OS X. It'll happen, people! Watch for it!

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