PSX2 Update

Eugene Leitl (
Tue, 21 Sep 1999 11:10:38 -0700 (PDT)

Serious? You bet:

Tim Byars writes:
> >While Mr. Kutaragi eschewed the term "network computer" in his remarks,
> >the new PlayStation will perform many NC-like functions, including
> >downloading movies and games from the Internet. The company is predicting
> >it will ship one million units of the PSX2 in the first two days after its
> >release.
> >
> >SCEI also introduced the DTL-T10000, a PlayStation2 development
> >workstation. Manufacturers have traditionally supplied developers with
> >software and a PCI card for a PC or workstation; instead, SCEI is
> >supplying game makers with Linux-based workstations that incorporate the
> >same Emotion Engine subsystem as the PSX2. The rationale is simple: The
> >performance of the PSX2 has already exceeded conventional PCs, which don't
> >have enough muscle to create applications for the PSX2 environment.
> Tim
> --
> Tune in, turn on, drop out. -Tim Leary, 1969
> Suck it up, tuck it in, and up the dosage. -Tim Byars ,1999
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