The Evolution of the Computer Keyboard
01-18-88, the '87 died a few years back.
Ask Slashdot: Wrist Watch For the Tech Minded
Get the Casio G-SHOCK MTG900DA-8V - It's easy to read, the battery is charged by built-in solar cells, it automatically syncs to WWVB, it's resistant to water and most other drinkable liquids to a depth most geeks will never encounter, and it's damn near indestructible.
UK Law Enforcement Starts Seizing Music Blogs
"We do our utmost to provide the public with the best possible service, and to act professionally and courteously at all times."
I beg to disagree with you. Have you read the nonsense on that replacement web page?
"... were stolen from the artists" - nothing was stolen. The authors and publishers still have possession of their property. They were only deprived of profits they had not yet earned. That is not a proper thing to do, but it is also not stealing. Change the text to read "were being distributed without the owners' permission".
"As a result of ... young, emerging artists may have had their careers damaged. If you have ... you will have damaged the future of the music industry." - The publishers have done far more to ruin or hinder the careers of young emerging artists than any illegal downloaders could have caused. Aim your sites in the right direction please.
Most of the Internet community already understand this. You apparently do not or do not want to. Do your credibility a favor and reword that page.
Is the Earth Special?
"Enough time" may be a very, very long time and if intelligent species develop at all, one of them will have to be the first one. That may be us and not enough time has passed for the next one.
Groklaw Declares Victory, No More Articles
RIP in this case means "Rest In Pride" for a job well done.
Order of importance if disaster strikes?
Wife, kids, and Accounts Receivable.
When automating everyday tasks with robots, the line must be drawn...
Rights are granted by the Creator. In the case of robots, that creator would be us.
Compared to a year ago, social networks now ...
Just one more thing to clean up after.
US Deploys 'Heat-Ray' In Afghanistan
These will last about a week in Afghanistan. Unlike the civilian targets the designers are used to living with, the Afghani's, and most anyone else in that region, will not hesitate to shoot back with non-non-lethal weapons.
My keyboard has X-many keys; X=
I'm quite happy with my 1989-vintage Model M. Works fine and makes just as much racket as when it was new. Just have to remember to clean the crumbs and cat hair out of it every few years.
How Do You Greet an Extraterrestrial?
There may be many worlds inhabited by those who fit our understanding of "intelligent". One of them has to be the oldest and/or most advanced. It may be us.
SwiftFuel Alternative To Alternative Fuels
re: Ethanol - when you start burning your food as fuel, you're in trouble.