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Comment: Re:OMG WHY NOT ON MAC? (Score 4, Informative) 142

by wicks0r (#28410951) Attached to: Open Source FPS Game <em>Alien Arena 2009</em> Released
There is a "unofficial" mac patch here, but I can't get it working on 10.5.7. Anyone else get it working?

From the Alien Arena site:

The official MacOS port has been indefinitely postponed. However, apparently someone has indeed ported Alien Arena to the Mac, and released a patch. Download the linux version above, then apply this patch. We cannot guarantee this will work.

Businesses

+ - Study reveals what women want from IT jobs

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amigoro
amigoro writes "Ever wonder why there are so few women in the IT workplace? It turns out that the typical recruiters sales pitch emphasizing job promotion and security acts to keep women out of the information technology jobs. While about 30 percent indicated they valued careers that afforded them opportunities to perfect skills in technical areas, others said they wanted careers with managerial opportunities. In addition, there was little overlap among the women who reported that managers give up technical skills to develop management skills."
Announcements

+ - Dell plans to sell its PCs at Wal-Mart

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DJAdapt
DJAdapt writes "In a departure from Dell's approach of selling machines only directly to customers, a Dell spokesman said Thursday that the computer maker will begin selling two of its Dimension desktop computers in about 3,000 Wal-Marts beginning June 10. Dell spokesman Dwayne Cox said the Wal-Mart deal "represents our first step" into global retail. "Customers want more and new ways to buy our products, and we plan on meeting their needs on a global level," Cox said. "Offering Dell Dimensions in Wal-Mart is a great example of this approach.""
First Person Shooters (Games)

+ - DNF art released by 3DRealms

Submitted by SQLGuru
SQLGuru (980662) writes "http://www.destructoid.com/3d-realms-looking-for-p rogrammer-uses-200x150-duke-nuke-forever-image-as- bait-31687.phtml

3D Realms are at it again, posting another job ad on Gamasutra (for senior and junior programmers). Sure, there's nothing special about a developer looking to hire. In fact, it happens everyday. But it's not every day that we see a screenshot from (cue the music) Duke Nukem Forever.
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Education

+ - Student in court over suspension for youtube video

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kozmonaut
kozmonaut writes "A "model student" is in court this week over 40-day suspension for posting a mocking in-class video of "Mongzilla", a high school english teacher. The student is arguing he had First Amendment rights to publish the video, though it was filmed without permission in the classroom. The judge says she will have a decision by the end of the day. http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/316618_youtube 22.html"
Google

+ - Google developing products for TV

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jbrodkin
jbrodkin writes "This story investigates Google's plans for television by reviewing the job advertisements Google has posted as it looks for engineers and sales executives who will bring the Google television offering to market. Google itself is keeping quiet, but its intentions are made clear by the fact that it is building a team to "make the world's information universally accessible and useful through television." http://www.networkworld.com/news/2007/032707-googl e-next-frontier.html"

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