Last-minute problems with the twin rovers' electrical systems will delay the June launch by up to 8 days. NASA's ordering an independent review of the probes to make sure there aren't any other snafus. Read the full story.
I wanted Master of Orion 3 to be the greatest turn-based strategy game of all time. I wanted it to be a worthy heir to its predecessors. I wanted to spend endless hours lost in its strategic depths, gladly loosing a few hours of sleep to secure victory over a strategic star system.
I wanted all of this ... and I got none of it. Master of Orion 3 is one of the biggest gaming disappointments I've ever experienced -- it's the Highlander 2 of computer games, and that's saying a lot.
The President's Council on Bioethics is questioning whether living longer, healthier lives is a good thing. Speaking for rational egotists everywhere, I think I can safely say ... "YES!" Read the full story.
Before Jordan was born someone--I don't remember who-- asked me if I was going to teach the baby how to play Dungeons & Dragons if it was a girl. The question took me aback somewhat--not because I'd ever considered teaching D&D to a girl, but because I'd never not considered teaching it to a girl.