Comet Lovejoy Plunges Into the Sun and Survives
If the comet had truly plunged into the Sun, it would not be in orbit around it. It's trajectory never was into anything.
30 Years of the BBC Micro
I believe that is a clone of the Ohio Scientific C1P...http://oldcomputers.net/osi-600.html
Do Tools Ever 'Die?'
How about the Lunar Lander? Do they still make replacements for that?
BP Ignored Safety Modeling Software To Save Time
Simply boycott BP. If enough people do it, they will be bought by a responsible company.
GNU/Linux and Enlightenment Running On a Fridge
I went to the site but couldn't find the source code. Where is the source code?
Estonian Economist Suggests Abandoning Cash
Isn't that the country run by the Marx brothers?
Mystery 'Missile' Identified As US Airways Flight 808
Because they have been selling this as a conspiracy by Obama for days.
Should Being Competitive With Windows Matter For Linux?
Wikipedia: "Competition is a contest between individuals, groups, nations, animals, etc. for territory, a niche, or a location of resources." Since you can get Linux with 0 cost, there are no resources transacted.
Swedes Show Intel Sandy Bridge Running BIOS-Successor UEFI
"Hackers announce first vulnerability for UEFI BIOS, demonstrated".
Google Sues US Gov't For Only Considering Microsoft
I just upgraded to Office 7 at work, and I absolutely HATE IT. I have been using office for years, and it's ok up to the ribbon interface. Yes, Google has some issues, but it's at least intuitive. I can't wait till my 79 year old dad tries to use office 7, and I have to migrate him to Open office.
Microsoft, you totally blew it.
Why Are We Losing Vertical Pixels?
Why switch? You can watch HD under higher res screens. Don't understand why you would switch?
Lost Online Games From the Pre-Web Era
Well, not really. The ones you listed are.
Decwars/Megawars was my favorite game, see: http://hsnewman.freeshell.org/decwar.htm and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decwar to learn about this historic game. It's not available on the web.
I'm rewriting a similar game, called routerwars. See: http://routerwar.com/
IE9 Team Says "Our GPU Acceleration Is Better Than Yours"
An crash accelerator
Spaceflight Formation Flying Test Bed Takes Off
Since before the moon missions, we have docked ships. I think that is multiple ships flying "in formation". Don't seem to understand the expense...
Steam Not Coming To Linux
Who cares about closed source not running on Linux? Since I run only open source, if some company wants me to run it they must first make it open. In other words, F'-em.
Who Is Downloading the Torrented Facebook Files?
Really, these are publicly posted profiles, you can download them yourself. Its now news, move on!
BP Buys "Oil Spill" Search Term
Wait till they declare a profit this quarter. The whole country will draw and quarter them.
Apple's HTML5 and Standards Gallery Not Standard
I've never thought much of apple, but my one purchase (an ipod touch), was a mistake. I hate the DRM, the control over my asset, etc. I'll be selling it soon, going to a droid.
John Carmack To Cut Space Tourism Prices 50%
The picture in the article shows a rocket with NO WINDOWS. Whats the point?
US Unable To Win a Cyber War
Tell me when someone, anyone, actually is a winner? War is a loose loose situation.
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