Ask Internet Visionary and Pioneer Vint Cerf
Few human's can attributed to be both communications protocol inventers and well.. dapper.
Can you speak to the importance of being well dressed, groomed, etc. when interacting with non-technical people? Do you attribute your stylistic dress to your overall success in anyway?
Congress Dumps James Webb Space Telescope
This This Astronomy Cast podcast episode does a great job of explaining why infrared astronomy is important, and the role that the JWST will (would have?) played in discovery.
Increased Power Usage Leads to Mistaken Pot Busts for Bitcoin Miners
EconTalk (a great podcast) has an interview by a real economist and a BitCoin founder:
Google Up Ante For Disclosure Rules, Increases Bug Bounty
I can only conclude that this Jeopardy! winner now works for Google.
Do Scientists Understand the Public?
HTML Version via Google Viewer
New Linux Petabyte-Scale Distributed File System
I'm not really sure how much a petabyte is. Could someone please translate to Natalie Portmans? or Station wagons full of congresses? or Rods to the Hogshead?
EU Conducts Test Flights To Assess Impact of Volcanic Ash On Aircraft
British Airways Flight 9.
Marge Simpson Poses For Playboy
Announcer's voice: You watched it! You can't UN-watch it!
Cursive Writing Is a Fading Skill — Does It Matter?
Indeed. This signature of Kurt Vonnegut featured an illustration of his own rectum. Perhaps the best signature in the history of all literature. I'm not sure if that qualifies as cursive.
Scientists Discover Cows Point North
Never before has the slashdot junk character filter been so unfortunate.