Software Error Caused Soyuz/Galileo Failure
Russians have bear hands? I hope if we ever go to war, it's not hand-to-hand combat!
Earth-Like Planet That Could Sustain Life Found
> Plus what's up with Planet G? Planet M would have been better ;)
G stands for Gorilla.
Touchscreens Open To Smudge Attacks
According to my lookup chart.... crossing number pad story with italicized very results in a minimum chance of 7.25%. So you're right, but he's not that far off.
BellKor Wins Netflix $1 Million By 20 Minutes
Your experience was very different from mine.
I found an obvious solution and wrote it down in the margin of a book. I even discovered a proof of this, but the margin was too narrow to contain it.
Your Favorite Tech / Eng. / CS Books?
It's old now, and I found the author to be a bit of a know-it-all, but the book itself was great. No code, no requirements, just ideas on making a website useful.
Administration Claimed Immunity To 4th Amendment
In practice, very few people get executed for treason in the USA. It's mostly a lifetime in prison offense...unless we're at war. Hey wait a minute!