PETA Is Not Happy That Google Used a Camel To Get a Desert "StreetView"
Maybe if anyone besides PETA cared about what PETA thinks this would be news, otherwise I have to quote John Oliver on this: "Hey everyone, we can just ignore them!"
Top EU Court: Libraries Can Digitize Books Without Publishers' Permission
Once it's digital, there is no 1:1 ratio. A simple Ctrl+C + Ctrl+V and suddenly it's a 2:1 ratio.
How the Outdated TI-84 Plus Still Holds a Monopoly On Classrooms
The Casio FX-115ESPLUS.
It can do complex numbers, differentiation and integration. Costs $18. That's what I'm going to get my kids when they are in HS.
David Auerbach Explains the Inside Baseball of MSN Messenger vs. AIM
I really enjoyed reading about the little war between Microsoft and AOL during the chat heyday. However the author went into asides that were 3x longer than the actual story he was trying to tell, going through the entire history of Microsoft and Apple.
Why Robots Will Not Be Smarter Than Humans By 2029
I'm no sure if anyone take Ray Kurzweil seriously... except of course for Ray Kurzweil.