Itâ€™s 8:45 a.m. (funny that Mark Sohmer hasnâ€™t noticed that the BLOG postings are all on Pacific Time), and Iâ€™m waiting for my co-workers to come in (especially â€œJavaDougâ€ Ross and Pankaj Verma) after Ravi Gopalan and I pulled an all-nighter at Kronos. Our team is very well-managed, and this is the first deadline crunch that has caused more than a minor annoyance.
Trying to write while being sleep-deprived is an interesting experiment. Iâ€™ve had to rewrite portions of the first paragraph four times because they didnâ€™t make sense. Of course, they still might not make sense.
Today is the last day of school for the year for John and Isaac, tomorrow is a birthday party for John, who will be 16 on Tuesday. Itâ€™s shaping up to be a busy summer.
Suspected Half-Life Thieves Nabbed!
Gamers actually helped catch these guys. Also in the ZDNet article is the information that all the source code had been stolen, but I thought previous reports had said only part of the code was. I hope they sentence the jerks, whose theft has delayed the release of Half Life 2 by at least six months, to be thrown into the crowd at a gaming convention. Check out the article and comments at Planet Half Life.
Pankaj has arrived, so I may get to hand the torch off and get some sleep soon.