Ask Slashdot: Dealing With an Unresponsive Manufacturer Who Doesn't Fix Bugs?
Also, put the payment in an escrow account and let them know that's where the payment going. Once they fix the bug, they get the money.
Geneticists Decry Book On Race and Evolution
I hadn't even heard about this book before now. Sales will probably triple each time they fuss about it.
Facebook Data Miner Will Shock You
...I don't use Facebook. I'd keep away from it all if I could, but it's hard to be in the tech industry these days and have no/minimal online presence.
Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
...is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result - A. Einstein.
Dorian Nakamoto Officially Denies That He Created Bitcoin
As I recall, Ms. Goodman had no real research beyond the facts that the name was similar and he happened to do some security work under contract.
Study: Half of In-App Purchases Come From Only 0.15% of Players
I consider playing the game without doing in-game purchases part of the game. It's a good challenge and if you work it right, you can use it to teach children about economics. No, I'm not kidding. It's all about allocation of resources and also setting goals and priorities (and sticking to them). You just need to show them how to do it properly in the game.
Google and Microsoft To Block Child-Abuse Search Terms
I imagine that this will work until the child abusers find a way around it.
How Google Glass Is Evolving As It Heads For Release To Developers
My favorite question / answer pair: "IEEE Spectrum: What kind of business model is associated with Google Glass? Babak Parviz: This is still being worked on, but we are quite interested in providing the hardware."
Probably my favorite non-answer answer of 2012.
NASA Plans To "Lasso" Asteroid and Turn It Into Space Station
Yes, it did. The 9th Doctor saved us, didn't you know that?
The Underground Economy of Social Networks
you're presuming that people will actually use Google+.
NSA Mimics Google, Angers Senate
Why should we get something for free when we can pay for it?
Wait a minute....
Faulty Patch Freezes Millions of UK Bank Accounts
I hate it when I can't food. We all need to food sometime.
Global Christianity and the Rise of the Cellphone
True but at least it gives them the drive to solve a knotty problem.
Bitcoin Used For the Narcotics Trade
And here I thought it'd be porn, not drugs that would get bitcoin going.
Why Dumbphones Still Dominate, For Now
If the data plans didn't cost and arm and a leg, and you KNOW they'll never lower the pricing, I'd consider it.
Dissecting the Neural Circuitry of Fear
I wonder if they'll try the same techniques to study Autism?
Did the Windows Phone 7 Bomb In the US?
I'm sorry, but that has got to be one of the sillier things I've read here on /.
There's nothing special about this other than the fact that it's a Microsoft product. In the current smart phone market, more is expected of a product than that.
Scientists Find New Target For Alzhiemer's
You mean this Ted Stephens? The one that died in the plane crash?