Russia Moves From Summer Time To Standard Time
time moves YOU.
Apple Buys Israeli Flash Manufacturer
Anobit also owns a bunch of patents which might fit well for a new bunch of patent lawsuits
The FBI's Newest Tool — Google Images
The embassy's Councilor for Public Affairs William Ostic told Reuters that he telephoned LLamazares Saturday to apologize for the error.
Calling this an error, while clearly occurred on intention, is again a defamation. Calling it an error because he's a politician is not better at all.
CMU Web-Scraping Learns English, One Word At a Time
Let it read wikipedia - not get it poisoned by twitter etc!
Wii Hardware Upgrade Won't Happen Soon
I don't see a problem with analogue connection. Most people wouldn't be able to use it anyway and there would be no noticable improvement in picture quality, not even for the highest resulution the Wii can support. I prefer to use my HDMI inputs for devices which really benefit from it.
HDMI would just add production cost without actual benefit.
$199 Freescale Tablet Design Runs Chromium OS
Wake me up when there is a tablet which smoothly renders Slashdot...
Aussie, Finnish Researchers Create a Single-Atom Transistor
Published in nano letters? I don't have an electron microscope, you insensitive clod!
Sparc Sends SparkFun Electronics C&D Letter
It's about the name, not about earning money with license fees
NCSU's Fingernail-Size Chip Can Hold 1TB
no bigger than 10 square nanometers — a pinhead has a diameter of 1 million nanometers
Why not compare area to area:
A diameter of 1 million nanometers is 1000000 ^ 2 * pi = about 3140000000000 square nanometers.
1/3 of People Can't Tell 48Kbps Audio From 160Kbps
this was a very unscientific study, with a very small sample size, and really shouldn't be front page on slashdot.
you must be new here...
Dead Salmon's "Brain Activity" Cautions fMRI Researchers
and add a -1 braindead option. this could solve 95% of all moderation issues
Need a Favor? Talk To My Right Ear
... talking to right ears increases the risc of lung cancer
Developer Creates DIY 8-Bit CPU
Emulating virtual address space would eat up most of the time. Besides the patience, the users lifespan might be the limiting factor.
8 People Buy "I Am Rich" iPhone App For $1,000
the guy who mistakenly bought it should stop complaining and sell it on eBay!