top Sale of IBM's Chip-Making Business To GlobalFoundries To Get US Security Review
This is just evidence that the US has progressed beyond high tech manufacturing - a 20th century legacy industry.
The US is now fully connected and chooses to specialize in bleeding edge products like selfies.
top Oxytocin Regulates Sociosexual Behavior In Female Mice
Haven't we known this since the '70s?
top Study Weighs In On the Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony
This has been known for 20+ years.
The problem is that most states don't allow the adverse party to introduce evidence on the general unreliability of eye-witness testimony.
about a month and a half ago
top Intel Drops Gamasutra Sponsorship Over Controversial Editorials
If you have any idea what any of this is about, or who any of these people are, you're a loser.
top Why India's Mars Probe Was So Cheap
NASA objective = welfare and graft
Indian objective = send something to Mars as cheaply as possible.
top Aaron's Law Is Doomed and the CFAA Is Still Broken
Don't do the crime if you can't do the time.
top FAA Pressures Coldwell, Other Realtors To Stop Using Drone Footage
I agree with the FAA. Given the current state of cheap R/C copters with zip-tied Herocams, I don't think the operators should be given carte blanche to do as they please. The FAA needs to start rule-making process that involves all interested parties. But, until such rules are promulgated, I think prohibiting commercial operation is a sensible temporary position. Congress has the ultimate power here, but generally, the less they're involved - the better.
top Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On
Just 5? Seems to me that in a country of 300,000,000 people, covert snooping on 5 is reasonable.
top Google: Indie Musicians Must Join Streaming Service Or Be Removed
Didn't Shawn Fanning get the Nobel PRize like 15 years ago for setting music free?
top TrueCrypt Cryptanalysis To Include Crowdsourcing Aspect
I can just see Charlton Heston:
Any encryption in the hands of a decent person is no threat to anybody — except bad
.... hear and to heed, and especially for you, Mr. Obama: From my cold dead hands!
top German Scientists Successfully Test Brain-Controlled Flight Simulator
Not a single firefox reference to be found.
top Surface Pro 3 Has 12" Screen, Intel Inside
May have to get in line for the i7 model tomorrow.
top Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds
Nothing beats lightning strike Socratic method lectures.
top As Domestic Abuse Goes Digital, Shelters Turn To Counter-surveillance With Tor
Sending a nasty email is not domestic abuse.
Stop trivializing the suffering of women that get beaten within a inch of their lives by brutal husbands.
top Male Scent Molecules May Be Compromising Biomedical Research
I know female doctors make me nervous.
top Snowden Queries Putin On Live TV Regarding Russian Internet Surveillance
I asked my senator if he had ever called her about his concerns. She said "no."
I''m going to go out on a limb and say that he never called Ron/Rand Paul, or any other congressman that one would assume would be receptive to the sort of grievances Snowden supposedly has.
top Mozilla Appoints Former Marketing Head Interim CEO
Hire her and appease the outraged constituencies.