Majority of Young American Adults Think Astrology Is a Science
Since when do young Americans think?
NASA's 'Inspirational' Mars Flyby
Venus and Mars are alright tonight?
Researchers Find Way To Zap RSA Algorithm
It's an implementation on specific hardware that was broken. Not the first time, nor the last. If the *algorithm* would have been broken, now *that* would have been news!
Simple, Free Web Remote PC Control?
Chalk up another vote for teamviewer. Latest version doesn't even require an installation. Recommended.
Mixed Outcome of Texas Textbook Vote
Superficially, the decision sounds fine - of course we want students to analyze the scientific evidence! The problem is that the creationists are going to come back with a novel definition of 'scientific' evidence that treats Intelligent Design as a scientific hypothesis, and they're going to demand textbooks that include a treatment of all kinds of nonsensical 'theories'. ID is not scientific. It has no evidence in its favor (pointing out that we lack intermediate fossils showing the evolution of the lesser red-necked Argentinian swamp leech is not evidence that it was designed). But the Discovery Institute does have another bad textbook waiting in the wings for the next round of textbook-buying decisions in Texas.
For more details, see here.
UN Attacks Free Speech
"It's at times like this, isn't it, that you realise just how much we need the United Nations -
about as much as we need an ear infection."
(Or here, with subtitles in several languages)
Interviewing Experienced IT People?
And what have you learned from them?