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Comment Works only for multiple choice tests? (Score 2) 437

I don't think that this system works for a normal (non multiple choice) test. At least that would require the teachers to spend a lot of time typing each students results in a nonambiguous way.

On the other hand it is a little more difficult to use cell phones to cheat in a non-multiple choice test, because the entire answer of an exercise is too long to fit into an SMS.

Comment Re:Could you please post your scores + H/W Specs? (Score 2) 163

Epiphany 2.30.6 on Debian Sid GNU/Linux on a Dell Inspiron 6400
Linux kernel 2.32-5 with opensource radeon driver

Score: 6347/50000 rwb points
BumperBots w/ Sprite Collisions Iterations run 382
Title Screen Painter Iterations run 5
Title Mandelbrot Set Fractal Zoomer Iterations run 4146

By the way. Your site is pretty cool, but I would like it even more if you didn't use BASIC. Perhaps you could add a slightly more modern language as an alternative.

Comment What is foursquare? - The missing description. (Score 3, Informative) 84

Foursquare is a mobile application that makes cities easier to use and more interesting to explore. It is a friend-finder, a social city guide and a game that challenges users to experience new things, and rewards them for doing so. Foursquare lets users "check in" to a place when they're there, tell friends where they are and track the history of where they've been and who they've been there with. For more information on how foursquare works, see our searchable FAQ. http://foursquare.com/about
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Gmail Video Chat Now Available On Linux 113

borfast writes "If you use Gmail on Linux, you may have wondered when you would be able to use the voice and video chat that Windows and Mac users have enjoyed for quite some time. The wait is finally over; Google yesterday announced video support for Linux browsers. Now if only Pidgin could provide solid video chat functionality in their client..." According to the brief announcement on the Google blog, "Voice and video chat for Linux supports Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions, and RPM support will be coming soon."

Comment Re:All demos (Score 1) 201

I think that the html5 designers wanted to avoid malicious websites that look like a login screens and steal passwords. Therefore they have introduced keyboard limitations so you cannot use your keyboard in full screen mode, and they have made it difficult for websites to go full screen without user interaction.

Comment Re:Well.. being in that biz (Score 2, Interesting) 438

In Denmark they plan to introduce battery switch stations, where you replace your depleted battery recharged one. The batteries are owned by the recharging company, and they are charged at night when electricity is cheap. I believe that an electric car can drive aroung 60 kilometers on a battery, so a day will require a series of battery switches. http://www.betterplace.com/the-solution

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