How Safe Is Cycling?
bikers just need to cut risks:
1) Don't ride in the dark.
2) Don't ride in the middle of the street.
3) Don't go down hills at full speed.
4) Wear a helmet
5) Be careful at intersections
They don't have to be laws. Just what you do to live.
Why Does Windows Have Terrible Battery Life?
Apple wrote ios for devices with batteries in mind from day one.
It is slowing getting close to OSX, but they have to be careful.
Microsoft chose the "one O/S everywhere" serving needs of desktop
and devices at the same time. This was a naive approach.
Facebook Isn't Accepting New Posts, Likes, Comments...
"Slashdot accepts lame unverified story that is probably not even relevant in 60 seconds" (even if it were relevant to begin with)
Scientology's Fraud Conviction Upheld In France
Fleecing morons. If I could do it, I probably would.
Obama Administration Refuses To Overturn Import Ban On Samsung Products
North Korea is promising death and destruction. South Korea can't afford to get
it's feathers too ruffled.
How BlackBerry Blew It
You simply have to be right.
Why Is Microsoft Setting More Money On Fire With Surface 2?
Microsoft Takes Another Stab At Tablets, Unveils Surface 2, Surface 2 Pro
Give them your old ipad, get $200 credit toward in-store purchase.
I am not sure, however, what people would want more:
my old ipad 1 or $200 at microsoft store.
At least, it *would* make a better Christmas stocking stuffer than
some socks and a toothbrush.
Ballmer Admits Microsoft Whiffed Big-Time On Smartphones
"and expressed regret over his company's inability to capitalize on burgeoning interest in mobile devices"
"and expressed regret over his inability to capitalize on burgeoning interest in mobile devices"
or perhaps even
"and expressed regret over his inability to capitalize on burgeoning interest in anything"
Security Company Says NASDAQ Waited Two Weeks To Fix XSS Flaw
If, at NASDAQ, you create even a moment of downtime,
your ass is chewed, spit out, and handed back to you.
Study Shows Professors With Tenure Are Worse Teachers
So that they can't be fired for being unresponsive to students.
Ask Slashdot: Are 'Rock Star' Developers a Necessity?
You never know you ever needed a Rock Star developer
until you find out what they can do for you.
Frequently it boils down to cost. They find a way to do
something with half the resources, or they find a way to double
your throughput with the same resources.
Either way, the bigger the company, the more it means.
Would You Tell People How To Crack Your Software?
For money? sure
For honor? Are you kidding?
NSA Foils Much Internet Encryption
Between two individuals:
It seems to me that encryption based on a shared private password
and then encrypted again with public/private key encryption gains you the best
of both worlds.
How Patent Trolls Stalled a New Transit App
Indian Government To Ban Use of US Email Services For Official Communications
The NSA has a lot fewer legal problems intercepting foreign mail than
it does domestic.
Only now, it simply means they wont have good spam filters,
and money will now be flowing out of india to nigeria $26,000,000 at a time.
Ballmer To Retire
And go home. That'll show him.
Ballmer To Retire
Meet "CEO Blue"
HeLa Cell Line Genome Data To Be Published
Her cells have shown the remarkable ability to not die out.
Everybody else's seem to.
Turning Santa Cruz Into a Haven For Hackers, Makers & Startups
Being a resident in Austin, I can't see any evidence whatsoever
for these claims.
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