Science By Democracy Doesn't Work
Consensus isn't science, but it's a method of determining which of the competing scientific theories should be used as a basis of policy. It may not be a good method, but other methods are worse.
And how is 'Concensus' among the Scientists any different than a Vote among the members of the Legislature ?
Just wondering ...
Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Companies With Poor SSL Practices?
And, why the PHq is this even on the front page ?
Comparison: Linux Text Editors
There is always this installer: ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/pc/gvim74.exe on this site: http://www.vim.org/download.php
Comparison: Linux Text Editors
None of the Gooey Editors mentioned are much good on remote terminal sessions.
Learn the basics for vi and you'll always be able to fix a remote host via a text-only console session,
Second place goes to emacs in my list because it's not available by default on all flavors of *NIX.
Otherwise, JED, JOE, NANO, PICO, etc are out there for the taking.
Geothermal Heat Contributing To West Antarctic Ice Sheet Melting
It wasn't that long ago in the bigger scheme of things when it was 'settled' that the cosmos revolved around the earth !
Or that EM Radiation was conducted via the aether.
Consensus is not science.
There are too many fortunes of too many types at stake to take any of the AGW debate at face value.
The existence and degree of influence of AGW on Climate Change is NOT settled.
Anti-Surveillance Mask Lets You Pass As Someone Else
Intel Releases $99 'MinnowBoard Max,' an Open-Source Single-Board Computer
Or for a ready-to-populate and run system at $129:
Intel Bay Trail NUC Kit DN2820FYKH:
ICE License-Plate Tracking Plan Withdrawn Amid Outcry About Privacy
'The solicitation, which was posted without the awareness of ICE leadership, has been canceled,' said spokeswoman Gillian Christensen.
Like anyone would truly believe an underling could solicit such a bid without direction from the ICE leadership.
The bastards are out of control.
Facebook Debuts New Gender Options, Pronoun Choices
or perhaps a contraction ?
How about sh'it ?
What Are the Weirdest Places You've Spotted Linux?
I swear I saw the Linux Kernel ( 3.4.0 ) on my Cell Phone !
How smart is that ?!?
Munich Open Source Switch 'Completed Successfully'
Let's not forget this: had they stayed with Microsoft Products, they would never be 'done' because of the planned obsolescence of the MS Product Line ( think: WinXP and April, 2014 ).
Now that the migration is complete, Munich will be free to plan their own future.
Ask Slashdot: Suitable Phone For a 4-Year Old?
Won't a four-year old lose his phone ?
Why don't you implant a chip in his brain ?
Excel Error Contributes To Problems With Austerity Study
Figures don't lie, but liars and idiots with Excel figure.
Linux-Friendly Mini PC Fast Enough For Steam Games
Check out the ZBOX ID-13U ... ~$140 with an Atom D525 ...
I send them out as Data Conversion Appliances.
With 4GB + 500MB HDD the cost is .LT. $250 including shipping.
buy it here:
Ask Slashdot: Little Boxes Around the Edge of the Data Center?
This Atom D525 Box:
( about $200 ) works well once provisioned with RAM, HD and CentOS 6.
For more throughput( about 4x ), this I3-based box runs very well for about $400:
Tiny, well made and reliable.