bjorniac writes: Steve Furber, one of the creators of the legendary BBC Micro computer and innovator behind the revolutionary ARM processor received a CBE in the New Year's Honours List. He now joins the revered ranks of Kylie Minogue and Michael Parkinson.
bjorniac writes: After a series of unfortunate events I am no longer willing to tolerate my phone service provider. It seems that a number of devices that connect directly to a wireless router are available allowing the user to cut out the telephony parasites. Do any Slashdotters have recommendations/horror stories to share?