The University of British Columbia is offering a summer camp program that combines traditional summertime fun along with video games. I don't really get what else they mean by summertime fun, though. All I ever did was play video games :confused:
We've long heard of the inevitable end to IPv4, but it is now closer than previously thought. The American Registry for Internet Numbers has speculated that sometime between the middle and end of next year they will run out of IPv4 addresses.
Stephen Hawking believes there are aliens . He also believes these aliens are very likely to be nomadic and will raid our planet for resources. I think what Dr. Hawking is trying to say is that our first encounter will not be like Star Trek with the Vulcans, but like Stargate and the evil...
H.P. has developed brain-like transistors that could shrink chips down to the atomic level. They’re not quite ready to make artificial brains yet, but H.P. researchers believe that by 2013 this could be a serious challenger to flash memory. Thanks to Archer1212 for the linkage!
Scientists have discovered a way to create body armor that is both as flexible and lightweight as an ordinary shirt. This sounds like a great alternative to me carrying around a jacket with 18 hard drives in it!
The Russian government has granted $340 million to build, from scratch, a Silicon Valley-esque innovation centre in an attempt to prevent the exodus of scientists and engineers that has been happening since the 1990s.
Some internet providers are complaining that the funding meant to bring high-speed internet to rural areas is instead funding new networks in places they already offer connectivity. Fearing they will not be able to compete with these stimulus-funded companies, the ISPs are stating it could...
With Twitter's recent decision to launch proprietary BlackBerry and iPhone apps, third party developers everywhere are screaming out as if they were betrayed. Twitter co-founded Evan Williams explained that this was a strategic decision intended to fuel growth.
I just had to post this, easily the geekiest thing I have seen all weekend.The amazing part is that it's out of stock! I thought about getting a bottle, but then I remembered that episode with the Klingon "babes". :eek:
In an effort to cut back on costs, NASA has looked towards the private sector to develop tech. Many people are voicing their opinions against it, but there are just as many stating we need the drive and motivation of these private firms to really further space technology. Either way I’m...
It has long been known Microsoft has a strong influence in Washington state. How influential you ask? Well, a new study from the University of Washington shows that Microsoft accounts of 13.6 percent of the gross state product in 2008.
A new open source protocol called Salmon allows comments to be sent to, and from, one social network to another. Is this the future of social networking, the downfall of Facebook? I like the idea, but I have a feeling it will stay off in the shadows and not gain any true momentum – like...
Bionic Vision Australia has developed a Bionic Eye that aims to give people back enough vision so that they can avoid obstacles and regain some of that lost mobility. They also have a second-generation version they are working on which will allow people to recognize faces and even read large print!
With Acer halting the production of its ultra-thin notebook line to turn to production of a new Calpella-based notebook, Intel has decided to hold off on the launch of their new ultra-thin notebook CPUs.
This is an epic tale of what [H]ardness, ingenuity, and apparently lots of beer can accomplish. Forum Member Aaron_ATX has revived a dead video card by overheating it. If you guys haven’t seen the older Baking Method, it’s a goldmine as well.
What happens when you break the 25nm barrier? Someone has to come and one-up you by stating they’re working on sub-25nm! Best of luck to them both, let’s all cross our fingers for bigger, cheaper, SSDs.
Most of us here on [H] should know this already, but we need to spread the gospel of this and UAC to all of our friends and families so we don’t keep getting woken up early in the morning with tech support calls!
Here is a fantastic list of some pretty nifty extensions for Google Chrome. Hopefully they can offset my excessive [H]ard|Forum browsing! Ok, not likely, but still some pretty cool ones in there. Here's one I'm sure to use: