Does digital makeup deny actors higher billing in movies? Some bright sparks from Brazil use SR to make computers more accessibile. Why grow a whole cow (Or tuna or chicken or salmon or whatever.) when all you want is a hamburger?
The PHP interpreter works thanklessly. Here are some tips for writing PHP code that reduces server load. Some good tips on how to build DOM-compliant menus. Quick, simple Web usability for the masses. Doing drop shadows the right way with style sheets. IE 6 doesn’t understand this–time for it to be updated. Dynamically labeled quotes, [...]
Should I stay or should I go?
One of the chief things that intelligence agencies have been lusting after for many years is the ability to pick out certain key phrases in spoken conversations that rush over global phone lines on a daily basis. Bright sparks have been working on this for decades and now it may become commonplace.
Here’s an idea: what if we are thinking too much of ourselves? What if the history of each human personality, from initial state to final state could be represented as a huge binary number? It would be a pretty damn good seed to use for generating pseudo-random numbers, wouldn’t it? Maybe we’re not god’s version [...]
A fellow over at Evolt offers advice on including accessibility in web design. Tissue engineering takes a big step forward–scientists grow teeth from stem cells. In as yet unexplored area of classical mechanics, a wire stands on end, held upright by vibration alone.
I guess it was only a matter of time before this happened but today I dropped my laptop and cracked the screen. The system appears to boot up fine but the screen is divided into a mess of white and black patches and fault lines and the other half, clarity. Looking at various repair sites, [...]
There used to be this web-based mail service called MessageTo that used a clever test to automate the process of updating an e-mail user’s whitelist. Sadly, but not surprisingly, research has cracked this clever test. The test was hard to implement in an accessible way regardless.
Paul Davies, a physicist from the UK, says that information theory and nanotechnology are likely to be areas from which artificial life will emerge. He also seems to think that we won’t be able to fully understand how chemical evolution produced life on the early earth until we create artificial life ourselves.
The evolution of defenses against spam: essay one and essay two. A detailed site about some folks down in California and their attempts to go totally solar.