Comcast PAC Gave Money To Every Senator Examining Time Warner Cable Merger
Get money out of politics! http://www.wolf-pac.com/
London Council Dumping Windows For Chromebooks To Save £400,000
Makes sense. Chromebooks can be okay on the hardware, but I can't see them as very useful especially for real work.
Daylight Saving Time Linked To Heart Attacks
What is the actual risk of heart attack? 25% sounds like a lot, but if it is a 25% increase on 0.0000001% chance, then it doesn't sound as good for an article.
Toward Better Programming
I have done some networking in C. It is a royal pain in the ass. After wrapping it up nicer in C++, the interface is much easier to work with.
One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
This is oddly appropriate.
Is This the End of Splitscreen Multiplayer, Or the Start of Its Rebirth?
Is that C&C with a game controller? If so, how did that work?
Ask Slashdot: Online, Free Equivalent To a CompSci BS?
While, CS is definitely applying math, it lies somewhere between Math and Software Engineering. It is certainly not what you minimize it as.
Mozilla Is Investigating Why Dell Is Charging To Install Firefox
It is likely about using the trademark for profit purposes, rather than an offhand reference.
Tim Cook: If You Don't Like Our Energy Policies, Don't Buy Apple Stock
Executives and board have been held legally liable in certain circumstances. Especially when they were a party in something very illegal.
Google Ordered To Remove Anti-Islamic Film From YouTube
I think you are misusing the word 'right', what you should be using is permission or privilege.
Majority of Young American Adults Think Astrology Is a Science
Oh how cute, you said death panel. Also government benefits are stealing from your neighbours. TIL!
Wozniak Gets Personal On Innovation
From the summary: "People use technology more the less it feels like technology. 'The software gets more accepted when it works in human ways — meaning in noncomputer ways.'"
Take a world where you have a pen, and then you have a typewriter come along. The uptake in typewriters may have been relatively slow, taking a few decades, never really displaced the pen in many uses. Now computers replacing typewriters - a little faster. Internet replacing non-internet sources of information - definitely happened much faster. But in all these cases it is using technology that feels more like technology. So I don't know what he means by working in non-computer ways.
Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Misdirected Email?
I just started using microsoft's domain stuff on mine. Rather handy.
Tweets and Threats: Gangs Find New Home On the Net
Are you going to trust what she says?
Researchers Develop "Narrative Authentication" System
Sounds like useless bullshit produced to get funding dollars.
Cheerios To Go GMO-Free
They might. I went into a large grocery store in a near by city a few weeks ago and saw gluten free bread (expected), but also yeast free bread — and it was not flat bread.
I am expecting them to come up with a bread free bread soon.
US Federal Judge Rules NSA Data Collection Legal
What a nice conspiracy theory you have there.
Developing Games On and For Linux/SteamOS
On another platform: yes.
Italy Approves 'Google Tax' On Internet Companies
Perhaps companies that want to do business in country X end up paying taxes in country X instead of trying to scam their way out of it?
Government is not free, and nor is it superfluous.