Thursday, April 2, 2009

02-Apr-2009 AM clippings


The Linux Foundation calls for the ditching of the Microsoft FAT filesystem as Microsoft are unable to share it freely:

Microsoft to discontinue the Encarta encyclopaedia this year. But what will happen to the data? :

Electronic Arts confirm that the next release of The Sims game will not have DRM requiring on-line authentication:

A cunning way of encoding braille in pulses of vibrations on an otherwise ordinary touchscreen lets blind users interface to PDAs:

Isreal deploys sixty tonne robotic bulldozers to demolish houses in Gaza. It's hard to prosecute robots for war crimes:

And finally. A novel fuel cell based on beer yeast that feeds on - human blood. I swear I am not making this up:

Vik :v) Diamond Age Solutions Ltd.

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