You've Got 25 Years Until UNIX Time Overflows
The problem is with systems already deployed and legacy systems still running on 32-bit OSes, not those that have switched over to 64-bit architectures.
Why Linux Can't 'Sell' On the Desktop
I'm a Linux guy. I've had it on all my computers since I can remember, use it at work, and even got my wife using it. However, recently I wanted to play a new game (Starcraft 2) and the support on the most "friendly" distributions (Ubuntu and Mint) were shotty at best. Sound problems, video inconsistencies, you name it there were problems. Emulation (with WINE) is buggy and virtual machines introduce a performance bottleneck.
Until games companies support Linux or vice-versa, the Linux desktop will not be used by a large segment of computer enthusiasts: gamers.
Santorum Defends Robocalls To Democrats
Aye. Let's keep politics and nerd news separate please.
'Scrapers' Dig Deep For Data On Web
I think the point they're making is that crawlers which do not obey the rules spelled out in robots.txt are blocked.