China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea

An anonymous reader writes about a Chinese building project designed to cement claims to a disputed region of the South China Sea. Sand, cement, wood, and steel are China's weapons of choice as it asserts its claim over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. China, the Philippines, Malaysia,

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China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea

An anonymous reader writes about a Chinese building project designed to cement claims to a disputed region of the South China Sea. Sand, cement, wood, and steel are China's weapons of choice as it asserts its claim over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. China, the Philippines, Malaysia,

China is Building Fake Islands to Bolster Its Claim to Disputed Waters

Pity the poor mapmaker assigned to the South China Sea. The hotly disputed waters in the Pacific are torn between competing claims from all the countries that surround it. China, especially, has been aggressive and sly. It's now dumping sand onto small reefs and shoals,

U.S. Navy sails destroyer near disputed islands in South China Sea

A U.S. Navy ship sailed near an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea in a long-anticipated challenge to what the Obama administration considers Beijing's "excessive claim" of sovereignty in those waters, a U.S. defense official said Monday.See also: See the U.S.

China's Dredging In the South China Sea Created 2,900 Acres of New Islands

We’ve known for years that China’s military is spearheading one of the biggest land reclamation projects ever in the middle of the South China Sea. But a report from the Pentagon yesterday says that the project is far larger than previously thought: 2,

China's Island Factory

An anonymous reader writes: The BBC has a lengthy investigative report about China's efforts to create and expand artificial islands in the South China Sea. They've been going to coral reefs and atolls, dredging the bottom for material, and dumping it on top of the reef to create new land.

Why China's Building a Military Base in the Middle of the Ocean

After flying a surveillance plane over the South China Sea last February, the Philippine government saw how China was constructing islands in order to bolster its claim to the territory. (See above.) It even suspected that China might plan to build a military air strip to protect it.

Why China Is Building The World's Largest "Coast Guard" Cutter

The idea of a Coast Guard is one that has blurred in recent decades, with US Coast Guard vessels serving as far away from home as the Persian Gulf on a regular basis. Still, the Chinese Coast Guard's upcoming 10,

The U.S. navy is testing China's hold on the South China Sea

The United States is sending warships to parts of the South China Sea claimed by China and will continue to do so, U.S. Admiral Harry Harris Jrsaid on TuesdayAfter a U.S. warship last week sailed by an artificial island made by the Chinese, China said the U.S. was trying to "militarize" the region.

Incredible Satellite Images Show China Building Artificial Archipelago

It seems strange that a remote patch of water would become the focus of international controversy and billions of dollars worth of infrastructure. But that’s exactly what’s happening in the South China Sea right now. Read more...

China Says Its Artificial Island Project Will Be Done In a Few Days

It’s been more than a year since we first started following China’s project to build artificial islands in contested areas of the South China Sea, setting off what could properly be called a diplomatic shit storm. Today, China reassured the world that it’s almost done, alright?Read more...

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

World's First Large-Scale Waste-to-Biofuels Facility Opens In Canada

Zothecula (1870348) writes "Thanks to its extensive composting and recycling facilities, the city of Edmonton, Canada is already diverting approximately 60 percent of its municipal waste from the landfill. That figure is expected to rise to 90 percent, however,

World's First Large-Scale Waste-to-Biofuels Facility Opens In Canada

Zothecula (1870348) writes "Thanks to its extensive composting and recycling facilities, the city of Edmonton, Canada is already diverting approximately 60 percent of its municipal waste from the landfill. That figure is expected to rise to 90 percent, however,

Perl Is Undead

Ptolemarch writes At the Yet Another Perl Conference beginning today in Orlando, the first keynote squarely blamed Slashdot for starting the "Perl is Dead" meme in 2005. Let's be clear: if Perl was ever dead, it must now be undead. If you can't be at YAPC, you can still watch it live.

Peter Dinklage's High School Mullet Makes Tyrion Lannister Even Cooler

Thank the Seven Gods for this pictureReddit user cameroncrazy85 did the world a great service by posting an image of Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage circa 1987, sporting a mullet hotter than dragon fire. (For added enjoyment, play this in the background.) See also:

Unisys Phasing Out Decades-Old Mainframe Processor For x86

angry tapir writes: Unisys is phasing out its decades-old mainframe processor. The chip is used in some of Unisys' ClearPath flagship mainframes, but the company is moving to Intel's x86 chips in Libra and Dorado servers in the ClearPath line.

简单粗暴滚开!微博以后该怎么玩?

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为什么在需要的时候垃圾回收却没有发生? - platobeing

# 为什么在需要的时候垃圾回收却没有发生?---> 此文翻译(有改动)自 [StackOverflow](http://www.stackoverflow.com 'StackOverflow') 的一个问题和采纳答案,原文链接请[点击这里](http://stackoverflow.com/que...

Ebola text-message system expanded in attempt to stem outbreak

Tera is currently used to send SMS messages to all handsets within a specified area in Sierra Leone but could be launched in seven other West African countries to warn of Ebola cases.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/15/ebola-text-message-system-expanded-attempt-stem-outbreak/

普华永道:预计2018年电子书将全面超越传统书籍

普华永道(PricewaterhouseCoopers )的分析师们(再一次)预测,电子书将很快超越纸质书,成为出版商最有利可图的产品。这是什么意思?

2015年企业必备的15款营销工具

“守株待兔”的模式并不会让你的企业在2015年变得大有起色。事实上,50%的公司计划在2015年提高营销方面的开销。那么你该怎么做呢?

微信封杀支付宝支付是不是早了点儿?

继微信彻底封杀支付宝红包之后,微信方面大有将封杀进行到底之势,接连将虾米音乐、网易云音乐彻底封杀,最终连服务号在内的支付宝支付也难逃封杀厄运。

Jolla 再一次承诺,他们不会像 Android 一样售卖用户资料

Jolla 的特殊背景让他们在甫于 Indiegogo 上出现就大获成功,而集资的主角 Jolla Tablet 也有现身 MWC 上。这次 Jolla 的主要目的并不在推出新装置,而是主打预载在新平版上的 Sailfish OS 2.0。

How to talk about hobbies in a job interview

This question originally appeared on Quora.How do I answer if an interviewer asks me what my hobby is?Answer below by Quora user Soumadeep Mazumdar.When an interviewer asks you what your hobby is, first and foremost, don't lie; they will recognize this. Secondly,

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