Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Comment digital upgrade long overdue (Score 1) 445

Desk phones (in small businesses) and home phones are in serious need of a digital upgrade. The copper line is still a major asset in most places for use by DSL so why not upgrade the phone to a digital device which can offer many of the services offered by cheap cell phones such as text messages? Much could be done even without additional power. Options like a wireless hub could be added etc etc. Why do telcos not push this as standard? It would surely make better use of their resources. What am I missing here?

News

Submission + - Global violence on downward trend? (scientificamerican.com)

mango9 writes: "According to Scientific American a recently published study by Harvard University social scientist Steven Pinker documents a general decline of violence in recent history. Writers of futuristic science fiction take note! Good to have some really positive news. Has many interesting implications, for example regarding contact with other civilisations. There is another brief review in New Yorker — hmmm I guess I should read the book."
User Journal

Journal Journal: wow

wow - a journal and nothing in it. They weren't reading my thoughts after all...

Slashdot Top Deals

"If you can, help others. If you can't, at least don't hurt others." -- the Dalai Lama

Working...