jmorris42 writes: Some crafty German scientists think they have broken the speed of light according to a story in the Daily Telegraph. Don't bet the rent money on this leading to Warp Drive just yet, for now it is just some odd behaviour of microwaves.
jmorris42 writes: "The hits just keep on rolling. Here is yet one more reason why computerized voting machines are so tricky to get right.
The NYT has (registration required) has a story
today about a new problem. Foreign dictators owning the companies building the machines.
Here is the money quote:
"The government should know who owns our voting machines; that is a national security concern," said Representative Carolyn B. Maloney, Democrat of New York, who asked the Bush administration in May to review the Sequoia takeover."