Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by ats at 2006-09-01 22:13
"Sun will release several significant components of Java SE by the end of 2006. We don't know exactly which ones yet, but the javac bytecode compiler and the HotSpot Virtual Machine ?among other things? are on the table. The rest of a buildable JDK will be released in early 2007."
That's nice. We'll finally be able to play around with putting proper lightweight concurrency in the JVM.
Posted by ats at 2006-09-01 20:07
"The Adventures of Stephen Brown is a science-fiction series that is broadcast weekly on Southampton Television and Oxford TV"
"Usually consisting of 15 episodes per year, the series centres around the adventures of an alien being called Stephen Brown, played by Chris Wilkes from 2000. He is accompanied on his travels on his spacecraft The Venturer by his loyal companions Harri (Sarah Wright), and the primitive Algy (Ben Johnson)."
Seen any of this, David? It seems pretty much like a student version of Doctor Who.
There are some clips available on YouTube.
It's extremely-low-budget and the acting's appalling, but the producers are clearly trying hard...
First I've heard of it. And you're right, it is like a low budget student version of Dr Who.
I think it might just be lower quality then some of the BBV videos ... but probably worthwhile viewing with a bunch of alcohol fueled Dr Who fans.
Posted by David at 2006-09-01 11:00
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