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GNOME

Submission + - I Hate Gnome3 (aveen.se)

An anonymous reader writes: Here's a good rant (i.e. with concrete examples for a change) of some sore points, usability-wise, of Gnome 3.

Alt-tab switches between applications, not windows. So when I need to switch between two different terminals, as I often do at my work, I have to use both hands: one for the Alt-tab to get the application list and one for the arrow-keys to choose the terminal window.


The Military

Submission + - Suicide Drones (rt.com)

Taco Cowboy writes: A miniature drone that weight just 5 pounds (or about 2.3KG) may become the next in thing for the US Army.

Officially known as " the Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System", or LMAMS, the miniature drone can be armed with high explosives, and can be flown to slam into a target 6 miles (or 9.6KM) away.

It is much cheaper than smart bombs, and it is much easier to be handled and store, and can kill with much precision.

More information can be found at http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/suicidal-drone-6-miles-away/

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