Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Take Notes In the Modern Classroom?
I have an HTC Flyer and it is wonderfull. If you have classes where most of the material is in PDF's which you can annotate its probably the best way to learn. I have and it really really works. Sadly most classes dont lend themselves to just PDF annotation.
The Flyer small and cheap but I think the Lenovo Tegra 2 tablet and the Samsung Galaxy Note tablets are probably superior.
Australian Politician Caught Viewing Porn
When asked about what he used the internet for recently, the mayor of Reykjavik (Iceland) Jon Gnarr said he mostly used it for porn.
Two feminazis got mad but no one noticed.
Chinese Networking Vendor Huawei's Murky Ownership
Whats murky about the ownership of Huawei? They seem to answer the question when asked.
Here's a headline: "Xenophobe media is xenophobic".
The World's First Osmotic Power Plant
Hydro is better than Coal at providing for swinging demand. Hydro just turns the tap to a turbine and stores the energy (unless there's and overflow).
Vermont City Almost Encased In a 1-Mile Dome
Why would they have to pipe all the water in? You can just as well channel it through the dome? Even channel it throught at night.
What about insects and pollinators? They live fine in greenhouses. Why shouldnt they live in a dome. And who cares about migrating birds for such a small area?
Undercover Cameras Catch PC Repair Scams, Privacy Violations
I know a lot of competent engineers who are still repair men. I used to be one years ago and the higher up the pecking order I get, the more incompetency I see around me. I loved it and prefer the company I kept. The only reason I quit was that it was under appreciated.
Head First Rails
I'm a n00b programmer but a decent technician. Head first books were the best for me when starting programming. Its not going to be the best for most slashdotters but for taking your first steps with a programming language its by far the best.
Warning Buoy Network Protects Right Whales
Present day whaling by Japan and Norway is from plentyfull stocks and government oversight.
Right whales are actually endangered and in the US by shipping.
Guess who Greenpeace is going after.