Wikipedia Editors Hit With $10 Million Defamation Suit
So, are you saying that the Wikipedia article on Metal Alloys is all Lies too? Say it ain't so...
The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines
They'll just do everything for us, and when that inevitable solar storm wipes most of them out, there won't be enough of them to keep us fed so we'll all die because we forgot how to live.
Optical Levitation, Space Travel, Quantum Mechanics and Gravity
the interesting thing is you can force photons out of the way... effectively creating your own pressure gradient which provides accelleration in a direction of your choosing.
The Struggle To Ban Killer Robots
Once they ban killer robots then they'll work on taking away your Roomba, and the self autoclaving toilet washing robots so you have to clean your own floors and, worse yet, toilets.
Anti-Virus Is Dead (But Still Makes Money) Says Symantec
No amount of Virus protection can prevent Stupidity.
The Upcoming Windows 8.1 Apocalypse
Won't affect me any... I guess people don't want to understand computers will have to get Macs.
Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood
Isolate the protiens the young mice have that the old mice don't have. Blood transfusions aren't necessary... Just saline and protien.
Blood of World's Oldest Woman Hints At Limits of Life
How is the failure of the immune system in old age news. Hasn't it been obvious for millenia.
Ask Slashdot: What Tech Products Were Built To Last?
My Commodore Vic 20 still works fine thanks...
Mercedes Pooh-Poohs Tesla, Says It Has "Limited Potential"
It looks like people are more interested in their own comfort and not the comfort of their grandchildren... Mercedes wants you to think Tesla (or any electric car) is about you... It isn't, it's about generations on down the road.
Industry-Wide Smartphone "Kill Switch" Closer To Reality
They would have to kill the providers, and they make cell phone modules that a gerbil could interface to... or just tether a burner phone via USB to your actual Smart device and back up to that.
How Do You Backup 20TB of Data?
Holograms with images of QR codes. How many holographic images can you put on a small glass cube? With Holographs, making duplicates would be a snap... Get it?
Einstein's Lost Model of the Universe Discovered 'Hiding In Plain Sight'
If a black hole forms in one part of the universe and another evaporates in another you may get an apparent constant density. There are likely colder regions of the universe further than we can see where black holes are evaporating.
"Microsoft Killed My Pappy"
There are those of us who are fairly free... My Dad was a Teacher so he used a Mac although He never got as far as OS X, It might have been fun setting it up for him. My Mom used a PC Running DOS and then Windows. When I discovered Linux in 1994 I went out and bought the Walnut Creek 6 CD Rom set with multiple Distros on it and Never turned back, I've tried all sorts of distros.
US Mounted 231 Offensive Cyber-operations In 2011, Runs Worldwide Botnet
We could do the Battlestar thing... No more networks, sneaker net only.
Cable Channels Panic Over iPad Streaming App
So the Channel owners sue ComCast and Apple... Comcast and Apple then put more ridiculous restrictions on their apps. Then people get annoyed with Apple, Comcast and the Cable Channels...
This is a plan with no drawbacks!
Over Half a Decade, China Closed 130,000 Internet Cafes
It's so true, giving internet access to impressionable youth is dangerous to totalitarian governments. Look at the middle east.
Microsoft On List of Most Ethical Companies
I'll bet they didn't consult Richard Stallman!!!!!
Poole To Zuckerberg: You’re Doing It Wrong
He'd have to care about the anonymity of others to be wrong.... He just doesn't.
Third Blast At Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant
They could move away from Urainum which has longer lived radioactive byproducts and takes effort to prevent an explosive meltdown.
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