Curiosity Detects Mysterious Methane Spikes On Mars
That should be
Who gave a fart on Mars today?
NASA's HI-SEAS Project Results Suggests a Women-Only Mars Crew
Yet another case of Science Fiction becoming Science Fact ;)
Predicting a Future Free of Dollar Bills
In Canada we no longer have dollar bills. We have dollar coins. We also got rid of the penny.
Is Ruby Dying?
Wish the kids would get off my /.
Summer Programming Courses Before Heading Off To College?
Our daughter signed up for Codeademy (http://codeademy.com/)to help her with a CS course she was taking at UBC. She's in Arts but needed a science and CS fit the bill. She found Codeademy very helpful. She got an A+ in the CS course.
Norwegian Study: Global Warming Less Severe Than Feared
I'd love to see a source for that prediction.
Ask Slashdot: How Long Should Devs Support Software Written For Clients?
Bingo. Back in the day I did T&M at a reasonably high rate given I was just out of school, but once I was done bug fixes were free as long as I was working on another project there. We should have had a formal contract, but we didn't.
Researchers Try To Identify the Intelligence Gene
I've been told, by a bio ethicist, that there at six genes that influence height. So the idea that's there's just one gene for IQ seems odd.
New Interface Could Wire Prosthetics Directly Into Amputees' Nervous Systems
Major issue was the strange sounds that went with it when in operation, that and time seemed to slow down. Was somewhat expensive, costing ~6 million to out fit a person with a few limbs. Hope this is an improvement.
Ask Slashdot: Techie Wedding Invitation Ideas?
Come up with a cool design and get it printed using a 3D printer in white plastic. Could be very high tech and classy. No idea on the cost.
Is Twitter Rendered Obsolete By Google+?
Only one thing from the summary wasn't in Google Buzz and well, 95% of Buzz is imported twitter posts, not using any of those features. Why would G+ be different?
30 Creative 404 Error Pages
Yeah I'm old school, before the trolls.
Robots 'Evolve' Altruism
What is this 6 digit Slashdot account you speak of ???
JAXA To Use Fishing Nets To Scoop Up Space Junk
This Stretch of Space Cleared by JAXA, keeping the space lanes beautiful.
Goodbye Bifocals — Electronic Glasses Change Focus
As this story on CBC point out bifocals increase the risk of falling.
So yes switching your gaze is easy with tradition bifocals, but they reduce your field of vision for certain things like walking.
Java IO Faster Than NIO
Except NIO is the old school C/C++ way to do it. One thread per socket was the new Java way. So NIO was new to Java, but still old school.
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Personally I really like Adam Again's from Ten Songs By... Any other fans of this song have a favorite version?