The US government is developing a massive computer system that can collect huge amounts of data and, by linking far-flung information from blogs and e-mail to government records and intelligence reports, search for patterns of terrorist activity.
Yahoo! apparently provided Chinese police with internet activity information in a case that resulted in the arrest of Li Zhi. His crime - trying to join the dissident China Democracy Party.
NASA has announced plans for six more Centennial Challenges for space-related technological achievements.
Working computer built out of LEGOs
For some reason, Scientists seem to always forget Occam's Razor [easiest answer is usually the more correct one]... So now, not only are they proposing that there are 10 or 11 dimensions [anyone else smelling guesswork and rolling a d20?] but a way to test their theory
More reports of people making more money gaming than working
Lego Land here we come!
Posted by Sylkwyrm on Thu Feb 09 02:02:00 PST 2006
|WILL POWER!||second life is suxor|
Posted by WILL POWER! on Thu Feb 09 04:00:00 PST 2006
I logged into it for an hour or so... I wasn't very impressed. Though I do like the capability of in-game scripting... Other MMORPGs should have some more advanced crafting options to allow me to create things or combinations they haven't thought of... I can enchant an Acid missile spell onto my dagger, but can't enchant my Life Aura onto my armor? Why the hell not?
Posted by Malachi on Thu Feb 09 04:03:00 PST 2006