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  • Motorola Droid Faq
    03/29/2010 2:19PM
    For Droid owners: [http://androidforums.com/how-tips/17407-motorola-droid-ultra-faq.html ][1] [1]: http://androidforums.com/how-tips/17407-motorola-droid-ultra-faq.html%20 ... Read Full Article
  • Multitasking May Age You And Hurt Your Brain
    01/28/2008 10:07AM
    Many folks who are forced to multitask on an ongoing basis already understand that multiple demands on attention can slow you down and carry significant switching costs. An article over at the Atlantic looks at this in detail; you can read it [here.][1] [1]: http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200711/multitasking ... Read Full Article
  • Offshoring.
    10/02/2006 11:18AM
    As reported by slashdot:* "According to Ronald Reagan's former deputy secretary of the treasury in this article in Counterpunch, [globalization is destroying US I.T. jobs][1]. From the article: 'During the past five years (January 01 January 06), the information sector of the US economy lost 644,000 jobs, o ... Read Full Article
  • Table made from ancient, giant hard-drive platter
    03/19/2006 10:50PM
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    OK, this is pretty cool. :) [Hard Drive Table][1] [1]: http://www.boingboing.net/2005/11/14/table_made_from_anci.html ... Read Full Article
  • Florida Vote Irregularities
    02/24/2006 12:28PM
    As reported on slashdot: *"Having 'successfully sued former Palm Beach County (FL) Supervisor of Elections Theresa LePore to get the audit records for the 2004 presidential election,' Black Box Voting reports that the 'internal logs of at least 40 Sequoia touch-screen voting machines reveal that votes were ti ... Read Full Article
  • Sony protected music CDs install rootkit on your machine
    11/02/2005 9:44AM
    There have been several articles over the past few days that are bound to get the attention of Sony executives and make them think twice about their DRM (digital rights management) strategy: Apparently the copy-protection technology they are using on some of their music CDs not only forces you to use their media player ... Read Full Article
  • Today Is "Sysadmin Appreciation Day"
    07/29/2005 12:09PM
    Though not many folks are likely to observe it :-) [Official Sysadmin Day Site][1] [1]: http://www.sysadminday.com/ ... Read Full Article
  • What I've been telling coders for years.
    06/20/2005 2:43PM
    This is something I have been saying for years. Simple coding, and to some degree even software design, is an inherently outsourceable commodity. However, technologists with a deep understanding of business processes will continue to be in extremely high demand for ages to come. From [slashdot][1]: *"[Ya ... Read Full Article
  • FCC Broadcast Flag Struck Down
    05/06/2005 1:44PM
    From Slashdot.org: *"CNet is reporting that [the courts have struck down the FCC's broadcast flag requirement][1]! 'In a stunning victory for hardware makers and television buffs, a federal appeals court has tossed out government rules that would have outlawed many digital TV receivers and tuner cards startin ... Read Full Article
  • Half of U.S. I.T. Operations Jobs to Vanish
    12/01/2004 8:48PM
    *Yet another [article][1] over at Slashdot: "A MacCentral article says Gartner, Inc. researchers believe that as many as [50 percent of the IT operational jobs in the U.S.][2] could disappear over the next two decades because of improvements in data center technologies. Donna Scott, a Gartner analyst, said IT work ... Read Full Article
  • Study: 400K Fewer Tech Jobs Since 2001
    09/14/2004 9:10PM
    Article over at the [Washington Post][1]. [1]: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A20833-2004Sep14.html ... Read Full Article