top Mathematician: Is Our Universe a Simulation?
...Zenrandom, and I fight for the users.
Now make with the light cycles.
top International Space Station Infected With Malware Carried By Russian Astronauts
I for one, volunteer my services as the on-site information security professional for diagnosis, cleanup, and protection. Space Suit Up!
top Judge Rules In Favor of Volkswagen and Silences Scientist
I'm going out on a limb, disclosing this publicly and all. But all vehicles on the roads today are vulnerable to a nefarious flat bed truck with a winch. Said driver pulls up to the vehicle, lowers the ramp, attaches the winch, and pulls the target vehicle onto the truck. Once vehicle is secured to the truck, they drive away. I've not contacted any manufacturers on this vulnerability, but I feel that disclosing it publicly may keep the public informed.
top Coelacanth Genome Sequenced
They don't really seem to have any convincing external factors to make them evolve. I have not RTFA'd, but most things evolve because they have trouble surviving. There are so few of these things that they are endangered, but they don't have any natural predators because they apparently make anything that eats it sick... check the wikipedia article on them.
top NYC Police Gathering Cellphone Logs
So this all seems well and good, until you think that these folks probably then walk down to their store and ask for a new phone. The number gets transferred to the new phone, and the NYC police are now monitoring all of your calls because you reported your phone stolen.
about a year and a half ago
top Ask Literacy Bridge Founder About Charity, Education, and the "Talking Book"
You know thinking about the talking book, and amazon's kindle with whispernet... it seems only natural to think that the primer from Diamond Age could be just around the corner for some enterprising group of folks.