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Sunday August 5, 2018. 06:00 PM
Millions of publications -- not to mention spy documents -- can be read on microfilm machines. But people still see these devices as outmoded and unappealing. From a report: I recently acquired a decommissioned microfilm reader. My university bought the reader for $16,000 in ...
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Many of the tech products launching this fall might have just run into production setbacks. From a report: Giant chip manufacturer TSMC has warned that several of its fabrication plants suffered virus infections on August 3rd, disrupting production. Some of these plants...
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An anonymous reader quotes the Mercury News: Tesla's sleek, $1,500 carbon fiber surfboard sold out in a day, and it's not surprising: The company, in collaboration with a Southern California board maker, said it was producing a limited edition of 200, and Tesla has many...
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A a new article in CIO magazine argues that when it comes to computer science, 'few of us really need much of any of it.' Slashdot reader itwbennett offers this summary: At the heart of the matter is the fact that most businesses don't really need programmers to be deep...
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InfoQ got some interesting insights from their interview with Christophe de Hauwer, the chief strategy and development officer at the communications satellite company SES: According to Morgan Stanly, the global space economy is predicted to grow from $350 billion in revenues ...
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The Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, has survived an apparent assassination attempt involving drones that exploded close to him while he was speaking at an event in Caracas. State television showed Maduro abruptly cutting short his speech during a celebration of the...
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'Ever wondered why pages seem to load slower and slower? Or why it is that browsing seems to take just as long to load a page, even though your broadband connection doubled in speed a couple of months ago?' gb7djk, a long-time Slashdot reader, blames 'the bullshit web' -- as ...
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'Ever wondered why pages seem to load slower and slower? Or why it is that browsing seems to take just as long to load a page, even though your broadband connection doubled in speed a couple of months ago?' gb7djk, a long-time Slashdot reader, blames 'the bullshit web' -- as ...
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'Facebook really is evil,' writes Quartz reporter Nikhil Sonnad. 'Not on purpose. In the banal kind of way. Underlying all of Facebook's screw-ups is a bumbling obliviousness to real humans...' An anonymous reader quotes Sonnad's essay: The imperative to 'connect people'...
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An anonymous reader quotes CBS MoneyWatch: The number of people residing in campers and other vehicles surged 46 percent over the past year, a recent homeless census in Seattle's King County, Washington found. The problem is 'exploding' in cities with expensive housing...
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Saturday August 4, 2018. 11:34 PM
'Australian scientists have taken a 'major step forward' in the world of cancer research,' reports ABC (the national broadcaster of Australia). Long-time Slashdot reader Artem Tashkinov quotes an announcement from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research: In a ...
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'Corporate America's love affair with all things blockchain may be cooling,' reports Bloomberg. An anonymous reader quotes their report. [Alternate version here.] A number of software projects based on the distributed ledger technology will be wound down this year, according ...
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TechCrunch reports on a new Alexa skill called 'Away Mode'. Instead of lights and noises, you can keep your home safe from unwanted visitors by playing lengthy audio tracks that sound like real -- and completely ridiculous -- conversations. When you launch Away Mode, Alexa...
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This week the Internet Archive hosted an amazing Decentralized Web Summit, which united the makers who want to build a web 'that's locked open for good.' [Watch the videos here.] Vint Cerf was there, as was the technical product development leader for Microsoft's own...
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An anonymous reader quotes Fast Company: In seven years, the island nation of Samoa plans to run on 100% renewable electricity. Over the last year, the local utility has worked with Tesla to install a key piece of that plan -- battery storage, and also a software system that ...
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schwit1 quotes UPI: For the study, researchers followed 118 cognitive psychology students at Rutgers University in New Jersey. For one term, electronic devices were banned in half of the lectures and permitted in the other half. When the devices were allowed, students...
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Microsoft released version 3.0 of TypeScript, which Microsoft describes as an 'extension' of JavaScript 'that aims to bring static types to modern JavaScript.' Quoting Microsoft's Developer Tools blog: The TypeScript compiler reads in TypeScript code, which has things like...
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Jonathan Edwards has been programming since 1969 (starting on a PDP-11/20). 'Programming today,' he writes, 'is exactly what you'd expect to get by paying an isolated subculture of nerdy young men to entertain themselves for fifty years. You get a cross between Dungeons &...
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: This week Cox's problems doubled after a group of high profile record labels filed a new piracy liability lawsuit against the Internet provider. Sony Music Entertainment, EMI Music, Universal Music, Warner Bros Records,...
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Kepler, which has discovered about 70 percent of the 3,800 known exoplanets to date, woke up from a four-week hibernation yesterday and has begun beaming data home, just as planned, NASA officials announced today. From a report: Kepler had been sleeping in an attempt to save ...
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