Definitely nothing much going on over there.
If the problem is sensationalism in the media, then why did they write this article? I can 3D print a mechanical replacement for my hand, I can build an autonomous drone for under a grand, and when I walk into my apartment my lights come on automatically and some nice music starts.
If we haven't invented anything in a while I would have been doing all that stuff ten years ago.
We use the last thing to invent the next thing.
Do they have one for something less than a layman? Perhaps one written for a complete ignoramus like myself.
What is wrong isn't putting touch on a desktop, it's putting touch on a desktop and then configuring it as if it were meant to be controlled by keyboard and mouse. If you want a touch PC, you need to put the screen flat on the desk, tilted up towards you. THAT is the future of touch computing. Making you gigantic monitor touch enabled is technology for technology sake, without enough thought put into how it should be used.
Future touch computers should look like a block of cheese on its side.
Despite being ridiculous, it will get exactly the same amount of consideration as every other idea submitted through that site.
How much of this is legitimate worry and how much of it is the military industrial complex kicking up fear in order to get more money?
So the answer to "people are more aware of what is healthy" is to close up shop rather than making something healthy?
If it were me I'd roll the entire site as well as the forum into Drupal. There are great forum modules available and the flexibility is there to do whatever you want.
I hope Apple does deny it and I hope we get a anti-competitive lawsuit like the one for IE and Windows. It's 2012, and iOS should let you install apps from any source, not just the Apple controlled app store.
If this worked other civilizations would have used it and every once in a while we'd see a painted asteroid go flying by. Right? RIGHT GUYS!?
I just got some of those new Hue lights from Philips and have to say they're pretty awesome. It would be rad to fill up an entire house with them.
Google is a tool that 50 years ago nations would have gone to war to have access to. And it's freely available to every human on the planet. Google/the internet in general is the thing mankind has created with the most potential to bring peace to the world. We can address the side-effects as we go.
Why is speech the problem? Why aren't the people overreacting the problem?
No, what we need is a international collaboration to address public disorder which clearly disregards "freedom of expression."