Robot Dramas: Autonomous Machines In the Limelight On Stage and In Society
A must read: The Darfsteller by Walter M Miller Jr.
Tells of an aging ex-actor in an age of robotic performers who gets to play one last time when a key 'character' breaks down.
UK To Allow Driverless Cars By January
Just needs a requirement for a man to walk ahead carrying a red flag.
On 4th of July:
But you sure seem to care about our websites, like this one.
And the internet in general.
You know, the one we created.
Using the html invented by a Brit, right?
Zenimax Accuses John Carmack of Stealing VR Tech
This smacks of a sneaky way to enforce a 'non competition' clause in an employees contract. Fortunately, in the UK, these are seen as a constraint on trade and are generally unenforceable.
American Judge Claims Jurisdiction Over Data Stored In Other Countries
Yet another example of attempted USA extraterritorialism.
Ask Slashdot: Books for a Comp Sci Graduate Student?
Wirth's classic, more for the style than the content.
Nokia Had a Production-Ready Web Tablet 13 Years Ago
I am still using my EPOC based pocket computer. It's called a Psion.
At my current workplace, I've outlasted ...
I work from home, you insensitive clod!
Making Robots Mimic the Human Hand
ISTM that changing an offside tyre on a busy motorway is probably more dangerous than defusing a bomb.
Windows RT Jailbroken To Run Third-Party Desktop Apps
Am I missing something here? How can anyone develop new applications for Windows RT and test run them?