China Plans Particle Colliders That Would Dwarf CERN's LHC
Just what we need. From the people who brought you the Yutu moon rover...
Appeals Court Affirms Old Polaroid Patent Invalid
a common-sense decision from a Patent Court.
UK Computing Student Jailed After Failing To Hand Over Crypto Keys
A fair trial. Amerika? Hahahahahahahahahahaha. Tell me another.
Wireless Industry Lobbying Hard to Keep Net Neutrality Out
AT&T also said their service representative would be there at 10:00am. How'd that work out?
Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
wonderful. that would be the only way to stop them, and it is certainly appropriate. and thank you for the education. I had no idea they could lose their OWN shirt. excellent.
Aliens and the Fermi Paradox
It is not certain that we would recognize it if it was right under our noses.
FCC Gets Go-Ahead For Plan To Expand Rural Internet Access
"Well, we said it, but we didn't really MEAN it! I mean - come on, just think of the incredible 0.0001% loss of profits! How can I justify that to my stock holders?"
Ask Slashdot: Tech Customers Forced Into Supporting Each Other?
Attempts have been made to fill that hole, but there is no way to train support agents in everything they would need to know. Only those who have already encountered issues know how to get around them, and the software companies couldn't be bothered to investigate as getting out the next rev of their software has a timeline that must be adhered to and effects their bottom line much more than a few disgruntled customers.
Was Eich a Threat To Mozilla's $1B Google "Trust Fund"?
If such ideology as yours was what this world really wanted, we would still be trading with an Apatheid government in South Africa. As you note, history is full of examples where economic pressures have been used to create social change, but unlike you I see that as a normal expression of the hallowed "free" market. I don't see anyone going to the guillotine, do you? Or are your just being hyperbolic in order to be completely out of our solar system?
Computer Program Allows the Blind To "See" With Sound
Geordi's glasses can't be far behind. Excellent.
Google Funds San Francisco Bus Rides For Poor
and free eviction notices for their parents. Such a deal.
Does Relying On an IDE Make You a Bad Programmer?
You will pry my syntax-highlighting from my cold, dead hands.
Edward Snowden Says NSA Engages In Industrial Espionage
This is nothing new. Ike's "Military Industrial Complex" has been getting the fruits of the NSA's labor since its inception.
Gotta keep ahead of those Russkies (or Chinese, or Germans, or ...), ya' know.
AMC Theaters Allegedly Calls FBI to Interrogate a Google Glass Wearer
until proven innocent, right?
Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Often-Run Piece of Code -- Ever?
has to be the most executed code ever.
Smooth, 6.5 Hour Spacewalk To Fix ISS Ammonia Pump
These guys are amazing. Well done!
Working without gravity to help you is quite an amazing trick for Earth-based monkeys.
I am always greatly impressed by the training and skills of all these people who actually climb out of their tin can into open space.
More than anyone I think they fit the spirit of the 50s and 60s "astronaut" image.