Avatar, Has Sci-fi Found Its Heaven's Gate?
In Avatar, mankind has the ability to cross the voids of space in an effort to mine a mineral rich alien world.
Bring these minerals back for refinemant and use. We have the ability to implant a human mind into an alien avatar body
that we have ourselves created and control that persons new avatar body. And yet we can't repair a paralyzed human body?
External Airbag Designed to Protect Pedestrians
Yeah, the impact from the car won't scratch you, but when it shoves you into a stationary lamp post or wall at 45 mph you will still splatter.
"We're Linux" Finalists Announced
It's my understanding that the winner won't be put on television in any way. How is this going to reach anyone besides people that are already interested in Linux? Point being- people that are *already* interested in Linux will probably try it anyway. This is just a feel good about ourselves project but I guess it's a fun one though.
Yahoo Promises To Anonymize and Limit User Data
Well. It seems like Yahoo is trying to actually not do evil and Google is trying to talk about not doing evil while making it palatable for the masses. Or something. (Insert witty statement illustrating contrasting styles of Google and Yahoo here)
German Foreign Ministry Migrates Desktops To OSS
Is it really the " year of the Linux desktop"?