Tuesday, March 30, 2010

30-Mar-2010 PM clippings


IBM, Canonical, and Simmtronics to market an Atom-based notebook in South Africa and Asia for US$190. Time for the parallel imports...:

Nvidia drops the Open Source "nv" video driver for their cards, won't support or even mention the Open replacement "nouveau" driver either:

OpenSSL 1.0 has been 11 years in the making but is available now:

Mike Davey builds a Turing Machine that actually writes 1's and 0's on a piece of tape with a pen and wipes them out with a rubber:

Skinput uses your arm as an input device. Tap it with the other hand or pinch fingers together and it can recognise up to 10 "keys":

And finally. A New York Federal court rules that patents on genes from breast and ovarian cancer - & thus many more - are invalid:

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