TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database
Or the metaphone variants? There exist a whole family of phonetic algorithms designed for just this very purpose.
Jewish School Removes Evolution Questions From Exams
An obligatory disclaimer as an observant Jew, I can think of no one in my social or academic circles who would support or condone such a move. Sadly, the extremists ruin things for everyone.
Researchers Unveil High-Speed Laser Communications Device For Space
I wonder if this will have any application to the delay-tolerant networking concepts for interplanetary networking done by Vint Cerf.
Comcast To Buy Time Warner Cable In $44.2 Billion All-Stock Deal
I wonder if Comcast plans to upgrade infrastructure in TWC service areas. Friends of mine in pre-war NYC apartment buildings seem to have terrible service degradation in the evenings as more people get online.
Massive Storm Buries US East Coast In Snow and Ice
The GOES imagery has looked really cool as of late. As I've watched the storm travel west and then north, it's been really awesome to see the progression and the effects of the Coriolis force.
Gordon is a pure JS flash runtime.
Documentary Released On Canadian Fight Against DMCA
this video is great and, as a side note, ogg theora produces beautiful video!
BitTorrent For Enterprise File Distribution?
these are technologies that have been proven effective when working together by people everywhere. if you put it together, test it and build a system for fail-safes etc., you should be fine!
Web Browser Programming Blurring the Lines of MVC
this topic merits a bigger discussion! toolkits like sproutcore and objective-j are changing the game, not just blurring the lines...
Political Sites Scale Up For Election Traffic
Also of note for looking at metrics today: