In a fascinating article, theoretical physics professor Ronald Mallett, believes that time travel may
be a possiblity. How does he plan to do it? By slowing light down to a snails pace. His peers do
not think he is crazy but the rest of us might, as a matter of fact other scientists at Connecticut
University have started helping him build the machine! More here.
As online file traders stream to Napster alternatives, many find their computers saddled with unwanted piggyback software that tracks their online movements and feeds them unwanted advertising.
In efforts to locate revenues from their free services, companies that create popular programs, including BearShare, Audio Galaxy Satellite and iMesh, are adding outside pieces of software that have nothing to do with file trading.
Expectations of a long, hot--and dark--summer in power-strapped California are putting some of the technology industry's biggest energy consumers on the hot seat.
Critics say so-called server farms--entire floors or buildings crammed with computer servers--are wasteful energy hogs that take up prime office parks or downtown buildings but
offer little in the way of employment or aesthetics. Advocates say they allow companies to concentrate on business and let server farms maintain and protect their computer systems.
According to this article, Eazel`s outta biz. That`s rather sad
considering the great job they did on Nautilus. If anyone else (Ximian) is willing
to develop Nautilus from now on, that would be great, but if not, we`ve lost
something that "could've been"
A relatively disturbing article about a 13-year-old who committed suicide after being
suspended from school for ?hacking?, and leaving a note behind saying that he would rather die
than go to jail. The parents claim that a school official told him he could be jailed for his actions.
More in the story from The New Jersey Times.