IBM Unseats Microsoft As Second Most Valued Tech Company
"This isn't news for nerds."
And neither is Slashdot.
Walmart Goes Solar In California
No. The total savings for all modified stores(75%) will equal energy consumed by 5400 homes.
The Rise of Robotic Labor
The Zeitgeist Movement has some thoughts on this. Also see The Venus Project.
Terrorist Target Mexican Nanotechnology Professors
Perhaps cjonslashdot should consider your sig.
Another Windows 8 Pre-Beta Surfaces
I'm an older person you insensitive clod.
What Tech Should Be In a Fifth-Grade Classroom?
Sugata Mitra would disagree.
Sudden Demand For Logicians On Wall Street
So, the next global financial crisis will happen a lot sooner?
The beginning of the financial singularity.
Flaw In Emergency Response System May Have Killed Hundreds
I'm not understanding why any priority system would be based on what caused an injury rather than the nature and severity of the injury.
Drizzle's Future Moving To Rackspace?
Drizzle, drazzle, dradle, drone
Time for this one to come home.
What Is Time? One Researcher Shares His Exploration
Time is what keeps everything from happening at once.
A Brief History of Modems
Still miss Jenny eh? Me Too.
Verizon Removes Search Choices For BlackBerrys
I'm Waiting for Nexus Six (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Replicant)
Virtual Visits To Doctors Spreading
I'm horrified that you're a med student.
Plug vs. Plug — Which Nation's Socket Is Best?
As an electrician, all i can say is when I get nailed with 120v I give the wire a dirty look and when I get it from 240v I say #$%@#^%.
Murderer With "Aggression Genes" Gets Reduced Sentence
Doesn't that make the punitive aspects of the prison system (which have not been demonstrated to serve any rehabilitative goal) unconscionable?
A Geek Funeral
You guys can just stick a ham bone up my ass and let the dogs drag me off.
The New VA Health Plan Is Second Life
As a Vet and a recovering addict, I think this is a great idea. I used to go to NA meetings on IRC back in the day and I used to have my own world in Activeworlds http://www.activeworlds.com/, where me and some friends would get together for a small meeting. It was great, especially when someone was out of town and couldn't make a meeting in meatspace. I'm surprised it's taken this long for the VA to figure this out.