if Valve can get enough traction behind Linux gaming I can finally cut out Microsoft. It will take years for that to potentially happen but Steam on Linux it can only serve to help Linux in general.
Valve is openly discussing their forthcoming console. That sucker isn't going to include a Microsoft OS tax, so you better expect that Valve is going to set up strong incentives for developers to release on Linux. That's what their console is going to be built on top of.
And why there is never one of these normal individuals around to put a quick stop to the idiot?
I wouldn't say there is never one of these normal individuals around.... In this incident, there were three of them.
October 29, 1994: Francisco Martin Duran fired at least 29 shots with a semi-automatic rifle at the White House from a fence overlooking the north lawn, thinking that President Bill Clinton was among the men in dark suits standing on the lawn (Clinton was in the White House Residence watching a football game). Three tourists, Harry Rakosky, Ken Davis, and Robert Haines, tackled Duran before he could injure anyone. Duran was found to have a suicide note in his pocket and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.
If you had a gun, would you want to fight a guy with nothing to loose?
I know I'm just voicing what every logical reader is thinking while reading this rhetorical question....
If I am to fight a guy with nothing to loose (SIC), I would most certainly want to be holding a gun.
Wasn't BSNES the one that achieved perfect emulation, what else is there to do?
The progress of computer hardware architecture and operating systems is steadily creating more work to do in order to maintain 'perfect emulation.'
Microsoft's General Manager for Strategy and Business Development, Kostas Mallios, said that Windows Phone will be an "ad-serving machine", pushing advertising and brand-related content to the user.
It looks like this is a core component of Redmond's business plan in all their OS offerings.
In the future, you're going to get computers as prizes in breakfast cereals. You'll throw them out because your house will be littered with them.