German Wikipedia Has Problems With Paid Editing — and Threats of Violence
To put someones mouth on the curb and stamp on their head.
Blender Foundation Video Taken Down On YouTube For Copyright Violation
They could have added a rootkit.
How Many People Does It Take To Colonize Another Star System?
Already proposed by Kurt Vonnegut : The Big Space F***
Why US Gov't Retirement Involves a Hole in the Ground Near Pittsburgh
My wife worked 30+ years for two different government agencies. Getting OPM to figure out her pension correctly was a nightmare.
Ask Slashdot: Will Older Programmers Always Have a Harder Time Getting a Job?
Not when 2038 approaches.
OASIS Approves OData 4.0 Standards For an Open, Programmable Web
An Irish android? How appropriate!
Top U.S. Scientific Misconduct Official Quits In Frustration With Bureaucracy
If true he could get another job where there's no paperwork.
Apple Demands $40 Per Samsung Phone For 5 Software Patents
So how many LOC are in a smartphone? (I know, some are hardware patents, but let's assume almost all are software). Does every class/method/function get a patent?
Crowdsourcing Confirms: Websites Inaccessible on Comcast
I have Comcast in Richmond, CA and can confirm the submitter's results:
> nslookup - 184.108.40.206
Default Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com
> nslookup - 220.127.116.11
Default Server: cdns01.comcast.net
*** cdns01.comcast.net can't find www.021yy.org: Server failed
'Write the Docs' is a Conference for People Who Write Software Docs (Video)
Is a conference for writing documentation advertised with a video.
A Mathematical Proof Too Long To Check
And yes, it's computer proofs all the way down.
Astronomers Investigating Unknown Object That Hit the Earth In 773 AD
Where I posted my theory that it killed off all the dragons, elves, fairies, witches etc.
Meet the Electric Porsche From 1898
And there's a great summary of electric vehicles in the US 100+ years ago on his page.
Largest-Yet EVE Online Battle Destroys $200,000 Worth of Starships
Stuff that doesn't matter.
Google Fiber Launches In Provo — and Here's What It Feels Like
So I can only assume it's like having sex with a supermodel on a flying unicorn.
Robot Tourism Coming Soon To Korea: Robot Land Project Breaks Ground
At least the theme park will have lots of blackjack and hookers.
Amazon: We Can Ship Items Before Customers Order
How about this guy?
Shipping weight is over a ton, shipping is free(!) but it cannot be gift-wrapped.