top No More Foamy Beer, Thanks To Magnets
If you get too much foam, maybe you should clean tour glass and improve your skills in pouring a beer.
top Bellard Creates New Image Format To Replace JPEG
On September 29, 2014, MPEG LA announced their HEVC license which covers the essential patents from 23 companies. The license is US$0.20 per HEVC product after the first 100,000 units each year with an annual cap.
top Swedish Police Raid the Pirate Bay Again
iTunes does not work on my 10 month old Panasonic "Smart" TV, or Linux based HTPC, or Sony PS3. Amazon only recently started selling ebooks here, nothing else. Netflix is great though, now if they can finally convince content providers to license them more content.
So what are these alternatives?
top The EU Has a Plan To Break Up Google
The EU sees a big rich american company doing business in the EU and they're not paying EU taxes.
On the plus side, those companies are not paying taxes in the US either.
top Pianist Asks Washington Post To Remove Review Under "Right To Be Forgotten"
A lot of people with similar histories have asked Google the same thing, and have been denied.
We received multiple requests from a single individual who asked us to remove 20 links to recent articles about his arrest for financial crimes committed in a professional capacity. We did not remove the pages from search results.
An individual asked us to remove links to articles on the internet that reference his dismissal for sexual crimes committed on the job. We did not remove the pages from search results.
... about a month and a half ago
top Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
What happens if they don't follow the rules? Will they serve prison time?
top Confidence Shaken In Open Source Security Idealism
Somebody saw something weird, looked at the code analyzed the logic, found the bug, reported it, and it was fixed.
Nobody said those thousand eyes would find bugs instantly.
top Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?
top DMCA Claim Over GPL Non-Compliance Shuts Off Minecraft Plug-Ins
So Wolvereness contributed to violation of Mojang's copyright and now wants his contribution to this violation removed from the internet?
Or am I reading this incorrectly? The DMCA notice is for CraftBukkit, but he links to the license of Bukkit which are different projects (I think).
top Switching Game Engines Halfway Through Development
UnrealEngine gives you complete source access. You can do whatever you want to the engine. If you want to spend a lot of time on access to the raw data at the lowest level instead of game design, then you can do so.
top On Forgetting the Facts: Questions From the EU For Google, Other Search Engines
But no information is being removed, just the search results to that information are removed.
top New SSL Server Rules Go Into Effect Nov. 1
Because of money.
top Man Booted From Southwest Flight and Threatened With Arrest After Critical Tweet
Glory to Arstotzka
top Google To Stop Describing Games With In-App Purchases As 'Free'
Irrelevant, and bullshit.
Bullshit, because it is free as in speech. Maybe not gratis as in beer.
Irrelevant, because if a donor makes it gratis for everybody it is still gratis.
top TrueCrypt Author Claims That Forking Is Impossible
Not secure in what context? Not secure to stop the NSA? Not secure to stop the average hacker? Not secure to prevent company property from being exposed to the public when a laptop is lost?
top PHP Next Generation
why use node.js when you can use Java
top PHP Next Generation
The PHP Hamer:
top Linus Torvalds Receives IEEE Computer Pioneer Award
Besides Git we have Mercurial and Bazaar. All born around the same time so solve the same problem.
top American Judge Claims Jurisdiction Over Data Stored In Other Countries
Except that the Microsoft servers in Ireland are owned by a different legal entity, Microsoft Ireland (or something), and not the US Microsoft.
It works for taxes... so it must work for other government thingies, right?
top I expect to retire ...
What am I'm going to do after I retire? Go fishing? I will probably continue developing software, because that's much more fun.
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