Cable Boxes Are the 2nd Biggest Energy Users In Many Homes
Just measured my old Scientific Atlanta box (that actually looks just like the ones in the article's pictures).
I get 8 Watts while running, 0.9 Watts in standby. It slightly peaks when I switch channels.
Microsoft Demos Real-Time Translation Over Skype
As someone who works in the field of machine translation, I find this to be a nifty feature, but not that all impressive.
Its just a text-to-speech, speech recognition combined with the shitty bing translate. Will work for general conversation, but probably completely breaks down on field specific conversations.
They could also demo other language pairs, as english and german is the easiest pair to machine translate from one another, and are two of the easiest languages to apply speech recognition and text-to-speech to.
This Is Your Brain While Videogaming Stoned
Reading this article, atl-tabbed in between 2 battlegrounds, hitting up the bong at 1AM
Continued Rise In Autism Diagnoses Puzzles Researchers, Galvanizes Advocates
To the fact that people wait longer until they conceive, and several studies have data that shows that having children after one of the parent is older than 35 years old increases the probability of having an autistic child?
Microsoft Releases Free Edition of OneNote
No code source release, therefore not free.