When will the first successful manned Mars mission happen?
However we certainly should take steps to ensure the survival of our species.
If we don't, then what's the point of evolving to have the capabilities and self-awareness to do so?
Why should there be a point? There's certainly none in evolving.
I can see this going the same way as number of shaving blades on a razor with 5 tiered JIT js.
Designing Tomorrow's Air Traffic Control Systems
here you go
and more related papers at http://web.mit.edu/hamsa/www/pubs.html
They Might Be Giants "Dial-a-Song" Returns, Online
Say Goodbye To That Unwanted U2 Album
The only thing Apple did was flag that album as purchased for all iTunes accounts.
Except that it wasn't purchased and flagging it as such doesn't make it so.
German Court: Google Must Stop Ignoring Customer E-mails
Communication is two way. Monologue is one way.
Ask Slashdot: What Smartwatch Apps Could You See Yourself Using?
Maybe the people who would answer this question are still waiting in line to buy one so that they can post to /. while waiting in line?
Ask Slashdot: What Are the Best Games To Have In Your Collection?
'2. All of Infocom's text adventures.'
Text adventures are still being produced. The Interactive Fiction Archive has many old and new games. Many are very good.
DoT Proposes Mandating Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications
Why aren't heavy trucks and other commercial vehicles included?
Tech Looks To Obama To Save Them From 'Just Sort of OK' US Workers
'The vast, vast majority of tech engineers that I talked to who are from the United States are very supportive of bringing in people from other countries...'
Gas Cooled Reactors Shut Down In UK
True, but this seems to apply to all large scale power generation, whether it's land for hydro or windmills (and screw the people living there who have to put up with it or move) or cash for nuclear. To say nothing of externalizing the environmental costs.
It's called subsidizing (if you disagree with it) or incentivising (if you do).
Wiring Programmers To Prevent Buggy Code
"Difficult tasks are potential bug generators..."
So are easy tasks; it can be surprising how much of a bug generator is complacency.
Want To Work Without Prying Eyes? Try Wearing a Body Sock
Why, yes. People are normally much happier when they are at a comfortable temperature.
UK Spy Agency Certifies Master's Degrees In Cyber Security
Hopefully, new graduates would work to protect us from GCHQ and the ilk.
Ask Slashdot: What Would You Do With Half a Rack of Server Space?
Make a mini-grow-op.They'll never flag the extra power used for lamps.
FreeBSD 9.3 Released
Mac is the CEO's hot, airhead secretary (AA) who drinks double mocha lattes with extra cream and thinks her magnetic bracelet will cure her cold.
Windows is the fuckup team member (nephew of the chairman of the board) whose output is so bad that build scripts were developed to automatically remove his code.
How Deep Does the Multiverse Go?
But, is it turtles all the way up?
FDA: We Can't Scale To Regulate Mobile Health Apps
It's a good point, but the problem is to recognize the good one amongst all the bad ones. A bad one slipping through could cost even more lives.
Researchers Develop New Way To Steal Passwords Using Google Glass
How well does this work for randomized keypad layouts?
Facial Recognition Might Be Coming To Your Car
I think that you've come up with the only benefit so far. Congratulations.
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