"We’re ready to map the world" STS-99 The joint NASA and NIMA Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The U.S. space shuttle Endeavor finally left the launch pad on Friday to begin a mission that should produce the best-ever three-dimensional maps of the Earth’s surface. Read more at NASA, Yahoo News, CNN. ‘Maps, MAPS! Wonderful Maps!’ Feel free to sing along at home.

According to ZDNET, Sm@rt Reseller got an internal MS memo that says Windows 2000 has 63,000 "defects" (if you read the article the number goes up to over 65,000 bugs). Yes, this is what is shipping on February 17. Oh yeah, I’ll be doing that.

Another late page flip, sorry!

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