How MIT and Caltech's Coding Breakthrough Could Accelerate Mobile Network Speeds
This means my mobile internet speed might soon be up to 10 bps instead of the 2 bps I seem to get at the moment!
Apple Fixes Dangerous SSL Authentication Flaw In iOS
Apple's strategy is to release an OS, wait a bit, then start releasing small incremental updates that ought to have been in the initial release in the first place. I suspect they do this on purpose in order to confound the jailbreakers.
MS Office 2013 Pushing Home Users Toward Subscriptions
I don't THINK so!
Subscription software may be popular in the enterprise, but I can't see it flying in the home.
'Wiki Weapon Project' Wants Your 3D-Printable Guns
I forsee many shot-out eyes...
Virtual Nanoscopy Allows Scientists To Capture High Res Cell Map
... those Election Microscopes. :)
The oldest hard drive I'm still using is ...
I lost track of hard drive capacities. My first was 5 megabytes. Lately I have a 2 Terabyte drive, OMG!
Including webcams, phones, etc, I own X cameras:
I own zero X-ray cameras. I'm sure they're much better than infra-redders at the beach, though.
Expensify CEO On 'Why We Won't Hire .NET Developers'
Isn't this just a modern-day variant of "goto considered harmful"?
Order of importance if disaster strikes?
...I have 6 distributed backups :) /not rly! All of my data is on 1 $16.99 thumb drive.
Lawsuit Shows Dell Hid Extent of Computer Flaws
Bad caps! Bad caps! Whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?
Bacteria Used To Fix Cracked Concrete
Oh I see! This is nothing more than a system to convert fast food into concrete. Repair the sidewalk and cure the obesity epidemic in one fell swoop.
The temperature where I am now is controlled by...
Ours is controlled by a computerized system. When they installed it, they said "This is a State Of The Art System, and it will control the room temperature to within 0.1 degrees!"... Unfortunately, it seems that they forgot to specify which 0.1 degrees, so we roast in the morning, freeze at lunch time, and get wild swings during the afternoon.
Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 2 vs. Early Fedora 13 Benchmarks
Well that was a waste of time, wasn't it? Durrrr.
Introducing the Warpship
That there's a flying saucer, if ever I saw one.
Comet-Chasing Spacecraft Encounters Rare Asteroid
...Call me when the spacecraft encounters an XKR Coupe.