Window Washing a Skyscraper Is Beyond a Robot's Reach
What the article says is that it is beyond a present day robot's reach to guarantee the same level of cleanliness as a human worker across different conditions. It is not just cost, we don't have the technical ability to make good enough robots that clean as well as humans. No amount of money helps.
How Scientific Consensus Has Gotten a Bad Reputation
Try doing it with hard facts and logic though. Usually very hard in contrast to you cooking your own experiments.
Coffee Naps Better For Alertness Than Coffee Or Naps Alone
coffee+nap+cigarette > coffee + nap.
Ask Slashdot: What Distros Have You Used, In What Order?
I started with Red Hat because I was forced to use that at a start up. Then I tried Mandrake and SUSE for a while before being stuck with the Gentoo bug. The excitement soon vanished and I switched to Ubuntu. Have been there since. There was a tiny blip with that, when I switched to Mint for a while.
G1 Google Phone Could End Up the Most Popular Console Ever
I kind of agree to this reasoning. Nintendo wii even now doesn't support a decent cricket game. If you want to sell your console in India, you should necessarily have cricket. That is the game 2 year olds start playing. People are crazy about that in this land.
So a reasonably strong hardware, priced at lets say ~100$, aimed at such a crowd will fetch big money.
How Mobile Phones Work Behind the Scenes
All right. So my phone goes out of reach if my battery falls off the phone suddenly ?