Revive a 30,000 year old virus, they said. It'll be fun they said.
Another option for small servings of coffee is switching to cold brew. Its far less bitter and much easier on your stomach. It keeps in the refrigerator so it can be poured in one cup servings. It takes a little more setup work.
Whats the industry ratio of circuit boards manufactured per month versus circut boards recycled per month? The eWaste stream is worth thinking about and should be included in the price of electronics. Maybe tablets shouldnt be $38 because so many of them will get thrown away, with their toxic components in a landfill that eventually leaks into the groundwater.
The CO2 graph (direct measurement) is clearly climbing at a never-before-seen rate. How does this compare to the conclusions in the report?
I agree, the 4 USB lines are bound to be in the connector. I believe the original kinect connector also had lines for extra power, and other useful stuff. There are some legitimate reasons for a new connector, but lock-in sure seems like a major factor. Adapting to a PC USB should be easy.
$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell
How is this fork any different/better than Ubuntu 12.04 after installing the gnome-shell package?
The world's largest daily-deal company is testing a card reader manufactured by Infinite Peripherals allowing merchants to accept credit cards by plugging the device into a smartphone.
It may be able to undercut them with fees coming from other services it offers merchants."
Miners can request/impose a fee for including transactions into the next block. It was part of the system from the beginning and is meant to eventually replace the incentive of the 50 (soon to be 25)BTC bounty.
This is the same kind of observations are encapsulated in the One Subject at a Time act.
Agreed. Electrolysis of water to release hydrogen is easy to perform and well understood. Getting electricity back out with a fuel cell is a bit harder.
Agreed. reading a barcode or listening to a fixed beacon is an integral part of the patent. sounds more like indoor positioning to me.
The open-source minecraft clone, minetest, is surprisingly complete, playable, and fun.
If you watch the github commit log for diaspora, it shows the project has been under continuous development since the first release. Its really quite usable now and an important piece on the gameboard of social networking. Check out poddery.com for a well maintained public diaspora server.
"YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE
That's interesting. In the agreement they want me to agree to, they state I have already agreed to it.
"You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information during the registration process and to update such information to keep it accurate, current and complete."
You want to make it legally binding that my street address stay up to date? I call that legal overkill. I can see wanted to get accurate information but I take legal agreements seriously and I dont want to worry about what contracts I'm breaking by forgetting to keep my street address up to date.
"We may, in our sole discretion, permit Members to post, upload, publish, submit or transmit Member Content. By making available any Member Content through the Site and Service, you hereby grant to AVOS a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, to use, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast, access, view..."
We *may* allow you to post stuff, but we own everything you post. Status.net has a similar model of collecting and distributing user content and they use a Creative Commons license.
"You agree not to do any of the following:
So much for an extensible platform.
What are some good bookmark apps that I can install on my own server?
I use a phone i got off ebay on the tmobile network.
i too wonder why phones are not sold outside of carrier
agreements in general. the FIC FreeRunner phone will
be sold that way, and it runs on open source software.