hey writes "The Linux Journal magazine isn't a magazine any more :("Link to Original Source
hey writes "Developers of Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, and Suse are planning a shared Linux app service.
Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHeP2ZBwS_U"Link to Original Source
hey writes "Obviously, the film "Inception" is a terrific summer sci-fi hit. But, beyond that it has some interesting themes for programmers. Without giving much away I'll just say: returning from a deeply nested stack of subroutine calls. I'd be interested to see what the Slashdot community has to say about it.
There will be SPOILERS in the comments... please don't click thru until you have seen the movie."Link to Original Source
hey writes "For the first time, a robotic system has made a novel scientific discovery with virtually no human intellectual input.
http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/04/robotscientist.html"Link to Original Source
hey writes "the patent law community is closely watching one case in particular and speculating that federal judges could invalidate business method patents sometime this year. The case, generally known as re Bilski, involves a method for managing the risk of bad weather to crops by making hedged trades in the commodities markets.
hey writes "When Facebook opened up their API, lots of people raced out to make applications.
Me and others made apps to organize your fiends into groups — eg:
circle of friends,
(sorry links only work for logged in Facebook users)
But now this week, Facebook added that functionality to the
core friend page.
Sounds much like monopolist Microsoft cutting off Netscape's air supply."Link to Original Source
hey writes "Fedora News reports Fedora Core (Red Hat) now has a live CD! Fedora is my fav distro so it will be interesting to try this live cd. Has the cool deskstop effects."
hey writes "An article on CBC.ca says "Scientists have unlocked the secret of an ancient device recovered from a Roman shipwreck, saying the complex mechanism was used to track the movements of the stars and moon."
Which I think is pretty cool."
hey writes "Michael Robertson (mp3.com and Linspire founder) talks about getting Zuned."
hey writes "The city is now officially home to North America's largest wireless Internet zone after Toronto Hydro Telecom flipped the switch and turned on its high-speed Internet service in the downtown core yesterday.