Students From States With Faster Internet Tend To Have Higher Test Scores
Rich kids tend to have higher test scores...
The Ethics Cloud Over Ballmer's $2 Billion B-Ball Buy
Will someone please think of the poor millionaire ball players? It's just not fair!
French, German Leaders: Keep European Email Off US Servers
...none of the EU countries monitor communications, right?
This is completely an example of misdirection. "Look over there!!! Bad NSA!!! Bad US spy agencies!!"
Twister: The Fully Decentralized P2P Microblogging Platform
I understand this is Slashdot, but I find the the lack of a Windows client for a project like this pretty ridiculous.
Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order
It's 2013, can we please stop using "cyber" now?
Amazon Payment Adds "No Class Action" Language To Terms of Service
Generally, the only people who profit from the class action suits are the lawyers.
Wind Turbine Extracts Water From Air
So now what we really need is a droid who understands the binary language of moisture vaporators.
Lack of Vaccination Sends Babies In Oregon To the Hospital
Unfortunately, if you asked "WHY???" to the soccer moms involved that's likely what you'd hear.
Gate One 0.9 Released, Brings SSH To the Web
My thoughts exactly unless I'm missing something.
Netflix Signs Exclusive Deal With Dreamworks
Hollywood is trying to kill Netflix as quickly as they can. Sometimes I think they would prefer us all to just use torrents.
Netflix Announces Streaming Only Plans and Higher Prices for DVDs
Basically, this will drive people to use Redbox for disc-based movies and NetFlix for screaming.
Digital Generation Rediscovers Analog Wristwatches
Completely agree... I'm 37 and I've pretty much always had a watch on my wrist. And both of my kids (6 and 3) have watches that THEY asked for. Don't know, it seems like a (stupid) non-issue to me.
Did We Lose the Privacy War?
.... and you'll be a happier person.
Is there a GUI interface for a Linux mail server?
Yup... Webmin is probably as close as you're gonna get. Generally the GUIs for more Linux-based sever products don't light-up the world. The command-line is your friend.
Alternately, you could try something like Scalix http://www.scalix.com/community/ .
Blu-ray Adoption Soft, More Still Own HD DVD
I truly think a large part of the issue here is that "Blu-Ray" is a horrible HORRIBLE name. The name HD-DVD is alliterative and logical.
HD-DVD "sounds" like the logical upgrade to the DVD, while "Blu-Ray" sounds like a Star Wars weapon.
Green Cars You Can't Buy
My guess (based on some other articles a few months back) is that they are illegal due to a lack of GAS TAX REVENUE. Think about it, a large percentage of our road infrastructure is paid for by gasoline taxes. If cars don't require gas, where is the money to fix the roads coming from?