China Starts Censoring Phone Calls Mid Sentence
Nice FUD; the link works perfectly well and one can read the entire article without a subscription.
Why IP Laws Are Blocking Innovation
How can the summary (and presumably article too) say that you can't have both [innovation and prop up old business models], but then talks about a balance between the two? A balance would be somewhere in between, allowing for *both*...
World of Warcraft Can Boost Your Career
Had exactly the same thing happen for me a few years back. 5 minutes of aftercall/wrapup work at the end of each call, but got through more calls than others by being better at my job. Was left with a higher percentage of aftercall (translated as non-productive) work at the end of the day than the idiots taking 3 times as long to complete calls.
I was working for a UK government department.
Believing You Are Very Good Or Evil Boosts Your Physical Capabilities
It's not that they *use* quantum entanglement per se; it's that the electron transport chain present in choloroplasts has evolved to be as efficient as it can, which happens to take advantage of quantum effects.
Kojima Predicts the End of the Console
I believe Dust 512 due to come out next year will look to achieve just that
Amazon Battles Apple By Arm-Twisting Publishers
Personally, I would certainly be offended if someone said, "You will sell this product at a price we dictate, and only take 15%. You cannot charge more to make more money; you cannot try to maximize profits through selling more by offering it for less. And if 15% of an arbitrary price we set isn't enough for you to make profit -- or even enough for you to run your business, tough." And I'd fight it as best I could.
What the hell are you referring to? The publisher *is* allowed to set the price - and so clearly they *are* able to vary their profit per unit.
Screwing Food Into Your Mouth
The news here is that milk is sold in metric litres. WTF?
New Study Shows Youth Plugged In Most of the Day
how does the moderation system manage to work without directors such as yourself spelling out your inane opinions?
Newly-Found Windows Bug Affects All Versions Since NT
If your analogy takes longer to explain, you shouldn't bother.
The Trousers of Reality
He didn't coin anything, ever.
Colliding Auroras Produce Explosions of Light
this link is even SFW! take a look at this halloween parody..
Project Honey Pot Traps Billionth Spam
..your link doesn't work :(
Supreme Court Takes Texting Privacy Case
read it again. it says informal policy.
Facebook Masks Worse Privacy With New Interface
no need, i have a friend on FB called Senile Edge
Nvidia Announces 3D Blu-ray Format For 2010
Like you can see in 3D with your one eye anyway. What do you think you are missing out on exactly?
Monkeys With Syntax
AFAIK the most recent suggestion is that Neaderthals needed more calories per day, and hence couldn't find enough food to survive when homo sapiens lived through the last ice age.
Canadian Blood Services Promotes Pseudoscience
That isn't an original idea by Terry Pratchett you know.
The combination of tortoise and elephant is present John Locke's 1690 tract An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, which references an "Indian who said the world was on an elephant which was on a tortoise "