top A Worm's Mind In a Lego Body
Let's not open that particular can of worms.
top Gridlock In Action: Retailers Demand New Regulations To Protect Consumers
Because really, who wants to deal with 47 different state laws when you can just have one federal law? At the very least, it would save their legal departments a lot of headaches.
top Bats Can Jam Each Other's Ultrasonic Signals
How do you say "killstealing" in bat language?
top Fortune.com: Blame Tech Diversity On Culture, Not Pipeline
Not indicative of anything, but during the conversations I've had with the small number of female students in my vicinity, they told me programming was something that simply didn't interest them. They often went into other, but related fields rather than sticking around in software design.
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top Why did Microsoft skip Windows 9?
"Got you good, didn't we?"
top Netropolitan Is a Facebook For the Affluent, and It's Only $9000 To Join
That is an awesome scam. You get them to give you obscene amounts of money and they'll even feel good about it.
top Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
If not, then why would it matter that a rich guy decides to teach people history?
top Researchers Say Neanderthals Created Cave Art
I wonder how look it took before the first art critic came into existence.
top The American Workday, By Profession
From an outside perspective, the things that IT people do might as well be summarized as "Computers".
top Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes
If artificial memes can be used to sway public opinion in a significant way, I would say finding a way to identify them is sufficiently important.
top Robo Brain Project Wants To Turn the Internet Into a Robotic Hivemind
Researchers are still determining the reason behind Robo Brain's incredibly rude behavior.
top Study: Firmware Plagued By Poor Encryption and Backdoors
But really, who's going to hack your fridge?
top Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress
False positives aside, it can also serve as another excuse to arrest whoever you want because "they look guilty".
top Clever Workaround: Visual Cryptography On Austrian Postage Stamps
I had to squint really hard to see anything at all.
top Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
I doubt they are related. After all, the description also notes they funded things like a marimba and a biodiesel kit.