Coney Island, Brooklyn

Coney Island, Brooklyn.
Wonder Wheel.

Vacationers used to actually stay in Coney Island.

Intense handball.

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I wrote a story for the NYT Circuits section: Game Makers Scale Back; Players Have Other Ideas. It mentions a mission for the game Rogue Spear in which one is supposed to hunt down and kill bin Laden; screen shots are here and here. Update: The creators of this mission had a rethink and took it down today.

And in case you missed it: Weary of Gadgetmania? Just Dial M for Mockery. Ironphone photos here.

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A reader writes:

Subject: translation for your 9.19 top picture
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 09:52:42 -0400

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