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Networking

+ - Cisco blames its Web site outage on accident

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Cisco blamed an outage that affected part of its Web site Wednesday on an accident during maintenance of a San Jose, California, data center."We have traced the cause of the issue to an accident during maintenance of a San Jose data center that resulted in a power outage in that facility," Cisco said. http://www.networkworld.com/news/2007/080807-cisco -blames-site-outage-on.html"
Biotech

+ - MS Research: Clusters of Human Brains->

Submitted by Future Linux-Guru
Future Linux-Guru (34181) writes "Microsoft research has figured out a way to use human subconscience thinking for processor intensive tasks like facial recognition. From the article:

>>"Given that the brain is constantly processing external information," says Tan, "we can start to use the brain as a processor." In one scenario, he explains, pictures would be placed in people's peripheral vision, which doesn't require focused cognitive attention, so they could go about their daily tasks."

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