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Octopus-Inspired Robot Matches Real Octopus For Speed

GlowingCat Re:Underwater? Yes. Robot? NO (71 comments)

Actually, since us humans evolved from water to land, sea-creatures seem like a good starting point for studying Artificial Intelligence.

about a month ago
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Invasion of Ukraine Continues As Russia Begins Nuclear Weapons Sabre Rattling

GlowingCat Putin = Coward (789 comments)

Why doesn't Putin admit military participation to the conflict ? What is he afraid of ? Russian peoples reaction or western reaction ? Atleast he's afraid of NATO..

about a month and a half ago
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Ukraine Asks Zuckerberg to Discipline Kremlin Facebook Bots

GlowingCat Donations (254 comments)

Is there a *reliable* way to donate money to Ukraine and Ukraines army ?

about 2 months ago
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Ode To Sound Blaster: Are Discrete Audio Cards Still Worth the Investment?

GlowingCat Graphics cards ? (502 comments)

How about grahipcs cards ? Games excluded, will the on-board graphics be sufficient for everyday computing a few years from now.

about 3 months ago
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Researchers Disarm Microsoft's EMET

GlowingCat Like humanitarian sciences (33 comments)

All these abbreviations are technically like humanitarian sciences. Far, far away from CPU's instruction execution.

about 4 months ago
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The Big Bang's Last Great Prediction

GlowingCat Quantum fluctuations (80 comments)

If quantum fluctuations created the big bang, than what created the quantum fluctuations ?

about 5 months ago
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Amazon: We Can Ship Items Before Customers Order

GlowingCat Re:Cool.. Free stuff! (243 comments)

Shipped before order ? Its called Spam.

about 9 months ago
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PC Shipments In 2013 See the Worst Yearly Decline In History

GlowingCat Re:!Windows 8 (564 comments)

Windows 8 looks like Ballmers hobby operating system.

about 9 months ago
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Come Try Out Slashdot's New Design (In Beta)

GlowingCat Current is much easier to read (1191 comments)

I believe Slashdot has more intellectual readers than many other news sites. Big images only get in the way of reading about the subjects. That's why I much prefer the current design.

1 year,20 days
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VLC And Secunia Fighting Over Vulnerability Reports

GlowingCat Re:Mein Kempf (100 comments)

Oh the irony, somebody who doesn't give a crap about patents threatens with legal actions.

about a year ago
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YouTube Removes Video of Reactions To Being Videoed

GlowingCat worse than google (229 comments)

OMG, he's worse than Google! oh wait..

about a year ago

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Russia to be disconnected from the Internet?

GlowingCat GlowingCat writes  |  about a month ago

GlowingCat (2459788) writes "The issue of security of the Russian segment of the Internet will be a topic for discussion at the meeting of the Russian Security Council, with the participation of President Vladimir Putin and several high-ranking officials. The meeting will take place next week. According to various reports, the officials will make a number of decisions regulating the use of the Internet in Russia, providing for the ability to cut the Russian Internet, known as Runet, from the outside world, in case of emergency."
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Toward a Quantum Theory of Gravity?

GlowingCat GlowingCat writes  |  about 2 months ago

GlowingCat (2459788) writes "One of the main problems in attempting to calculate gravitational interactions with gravitons has been that the calculations produced unphysical infinities at almost every step. Bern and colleagues, however, managed to enormously simplify the calculations by showing that, at least in some cases, gravitons can be replaced by two copies of gluons — the carriers of the strong nuclear force. If this double-copy-of-gluons relationship holds in general, this clue could potentially lead to a dramatic breakthrough in the search for a quantum theory of gravity."
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MenuetOS 0.99.26 released

GlowingCat GlowingCat writes  |  about a year ago

GlowingCat (2459788) writes "MenuetOS, 64bit assembly written OS for x86, was recently released.
Additions include USB support ranging from webcam and printer to
digital TV-tuner. Menuet has realtime transparency for GUI, which
is calculated in the main CPU, so no special compatibility with graphics
cards is needed. 0.99.26 inludes also support for SMP and mathematical
functions, like FFT."
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Neutrino experiment replicates faster-than-light f

GlowingCat GlowingCat writes  |  more than 2 years ago

GlowingCat (2459788) writes "Physicists have replicated the finding that the subatomic particles called neutrinos seem to travel faster than light. It is a remarkable confirmation of a stunning result, yet most in the field remain sceptical that the ultimate cosmic speed limit has truly been broken.

The collaboration behind the experiment, called OPERA (Oscillation Project with Emulsion-tracking Apparatus), made headlines in September with its claim that a beam of neutrinos made the 730-kilometre journey from CERN, Europe's particle-physics lab near Geneva in Switzerland, to the Gran Sasso National Laboratory near L'Aquila, Italy, faster than the speed of light. The result defies Albert Einstein’s special theory of relativity, which states that this cannot happen."

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