top NYC To Replace Most of Its Payphones With Free Gigabit WiFi In 2015
You didn't even read the *summary*, did you?
The boxes will support free calls to anywhere in the US.
top Is HTML5 the Future of Book Authorship?
HTML5 on the other hand, is a bit of a bitch if you want to embed resources in a single file for distribution.
It's not impossible. You can use the
data: URI scheme to embed Base64-encoded files. It increases the filesize considerably, though.
top Can There Be Open Source Music?
I have to disagree. I'm able to put together musical ideas very quickly using LilyPond and a text editor. It's way faster for me to use the text editor than it is to use a GUI-based entry system.
As for publishing, I agree; LilyPond is excellent. However, I think most publishers use SCORE for publishing.
top LXDE Previews Port From Gtk+ 2 to Qt
PCMan is the original author of LXDE.
top Mystery Intergalactic Radio Bursts Detected
It's time to start playing Indian Love Call.
top ICANN Set To Broaden World of Domain Names
.tv is the ccTLD for Tuvalu. But they're a small island, so they sell those domains to anyone who wants to build video-related websites.
top MySQL Man Pages Silently Relicensed Away From GPL
If a threatening company buys out the main devs for a project. the community can always maintain and actively develop a fork under the GPL or other free software license. It worked for LibreOffice.
about a year and a half ago
top What Keeps You On (or Off) Windows in 2013?
Installed Arch in 2011 at an installfest. Wiped the preinstalled Windows 7 partition a few months later. Never looked back.
Linux does everything I need it to do, and it's so damn flexible and customizable. Not to mention FAST. Boot and shutdown times are 1/3 of what they were on Windows.
Installed Lubuntu on the family computer. No one has any complaints about it. It does lag sometimes, but that's the fault of the shitty P4 it's running on.
about a year and a half ago
top Sony Announces the PS4
So what exactly is gonna differentiate this from a mid-level to high-end gaming rig? And does it run Linux (and will Linux not be snatched away as if it's their right to tell us what we can use our own hardware for)?
top Google Now Boasts World's No. 2 and No. 3 Social Networks
Normally this would be spam, but the irony of this comment is not lost on me.
top Open Source Gaming Handheld Project Wants Your Money
So you've never herad of Angry Birds...?
top Movie Studios Ask Google To Censor Links To Legal Copies of Their Own Films
I'm thinking Google should just remove any and all links to anything that even just has the movie studios' name on it. Including their own websites.
top Is It Time For the US To Ditch the Dollar Bill?
The US $2 bill would become a LOT more popular than it is now. Many people still mistakenly think they're collectible.
Plus, we could consider printing our banknotes on polymers instead of paper. Polymer banknotes last longer than paper banknotes, which would mean less printing.
top Shut Up and Play Nice: How the Western World Is Limiting Free Speech
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top Galileo: Europe's Version of GPS Reaches Key Phase
Well, the US did have
selective availability enabled for a while. Perhaps European civilians don't want to be affected by US decisions.
top Apple Quietly Releases New iPods
Actually, the altitude might be affecting the Reality Distortion Field...