CSI Style Zoom Sees Faces Reflected In Subjects' Eyes
These guys at Columbia did something similar years ago, but used eyeball reflections and a cornea model to figure out what the person was looking at:
The Math Formula That Lead To the Financial Crash
Correct, it caused a financial black hole.
Virus Shuts Down Australian Ambulance Dispatch Service
But Microsoft themselves said they have the most secure OS in history! And less bugs and security holes than Linux!
Yes! In fact, thanks to integer overflow they have a negative number of bugs and security holes!
Google Hiring Android Devs To Close the 'Apps Gap'
... and so the No App Left Behind bill was introduced.
Russian Simulated Mars Mission Close To 'Landing'
In Soviet Russia, mission walks away from you.
Australia Mandates Microsoft's Office Open XML
Can't comment on the "smart people" bit, but if a kingdom is ruled by a king and a principality is ruled by a prince, then a country is ruled by...
The Last Stop For Space Station-Bound Software
The ejected toast could be a good projectile in microgravity but having the toaster try to cook itself from the lack of convection probably isn't so good.
For Firefox 4, You'll Need To Wait Until 2011
512K ought to be enough for anybody!
Dual-Core CPU Opens Door To 1080p On Smartphones
What's the benefit of processing using imaginary cores?
Canonical Begins Tracking Ubuntu Installations
I wonder if they hope Ubuntu becomes so popular that they DDOS themselves.
400 Turns of Civilization V
Why not go all the way and make the story title "CD Turns of Civilization V"?
Google Kills Wave Development
Please don't like Gmail or Google Calendar. I don't won't those to go away too! ;)
Or Google Search!
Tor Developer Detained At US Border, Pressed On Wikileaks
"A large number of Afghan informants had their names exposed "
Did you even actually read the documents? Names were blacked out.
I hope he wasn't an informant whose name you just exposed!
Data Sorting World Record — 1 Terabyte, 1 Minute
People were obviously scared of a whole terror byte.
Southwest Adds 'Mechanical Difficulties' To Act Of God List
Of course, they want notarized proof if your sick and need to change planes.
Don't worry, getting sick will soon be an Act of God.
Also, a xeroxed copy of His driver's license or passport proving His identity. And His signature, which must match the signature card from a local bank.
I wonder if any deities have tried to open bank accounts after being denied trading accounts?
Does Anyone Really Prefer Glossy Screens?
You rotate your desk 180 degrees over the course of the day?
About which axis of rotation? If it's horizontal about the north-south axis so that the desk is upside down at sunset, that's one way of enforcing a clean desk policy daily. Probably not so good for workplace injuries though.