What happens if a justice is too ill to vote?
Apparently, card games weren’t exciting enough. The new version of Uno has a special launcher that shoots a stream of cards at you if it decides it doesn’t like you.
Cory Doctorow talks about why market forces can’t do anything about
DRM. DRM is an interoperability issue that only really exists when
devices try to talk to each other. Even worse, it can be
retroactively applied to machines you’ve already bought.
‘When this guy goes back to the store, what should he do to protect
his next investment? Say he buys an HP device next, having concluded
that Gateway won’t look out for his interests. He takes it home and
finds that it works fine for his purposes (maybe HP has a "better"
deal with HBO that will let him burn more-restricted DVDs from his HP
media-centre), then, a couple months later, the cablecaster switches
on another flag and suddenly his video won’t work.
Where’s the market-force here? Should he stop being an HBO customer? A
cable customer? A customer for only those PCs that he builds himself
and installs a copy of GNU/Linux on? ‘
Moment of highly efficient matrix calculation.
Apparently all tabbed browsers allow any window to pop a dialog
without saying which window it comes from, and let inactive windows
get focus in form fields (so you can be typing, and not realize that
you’re sending data to a window in the background). These should be
relatively easy to fix, but in the meantime, it’s probably a good idea
to not visit "trusted" sites when other tabs are open in the
Healthy people should take the Flu Mist inhalable vaccine. It’s not
approved for the high-risk groups anyway, so you won’t be taking
anything away from anyone who needs it. It will make you feel like
crap for a day or two.