Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Comment Automation (Score 5, Interesting) 426

Another big part of the Tesla story is automation. Check out today's post by Robert Scoble:

This is the future of American manufacturing. They can make anything. It's almost 100% vertically integrated, which means everything from plastics and metals to batteries, electronics, motors and component assembly is done here, with flexible multi-purpose robots. Every car can be different, with no retooling, because the robots can do anything. It's just software.

Comment Comcast forced me to use web mail (Score 1) 209

I had my own mail server set up in my house for at least 8 years, and I was in control of my data/uptime/backups. That all changed when Comcast blocked my incoming port 25. Blocking outgoing port 25 is almost reasonable, but blocking incoming port 25 is just mean.

Now I am forced to use an external mail service.

jw3 asks "Of course, gmail is just one of the many providers of web-based e-mails. When I look around, almost everyone seems to be using them nowadays. So â" what do you do? Do you trust that the site of your web-based e-mail provider will never go down? Do you make backups of all your e-mails?"

Slashdot Top Deals

The primary function of the design engineer is to make things difficult for the fabricator and impossible for the serviceman.

Working...