Publishers Gave Away 123 Million Books During World War Two

An anonymous reader writes Information wants to be free? During the Second World War, it actually was. Publishers took advantage of new printing technologies to sell crates of cheap, paperback books to the military for just six cents a copy,

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Publishers Gave Away 123 Million Books During World War Two

An anonymous reader writes Information wants to be free? During the Second World War, it actually was. Publishers took advantage of new printing technologies to sell crates of cheap, paperback books to the military for just six cents a copy,

Free Law Casebook Project Starts With IP Coursebook

An anonymous reader writes Duke Law School's James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins just published a CC licensed, freely downloadable textbook called "Intellectual Property Law and the Information Society.

Feynman Lectures Released Free Online

Anna Merikin writes In 1964, Richard Feynman delivered a series of seven hour-long lectures at Cornell University which were recorded by the BBC, and in 2009 (with a little help from Bill Gates), were released to the public.

A Conversation with Ubuntu's Jono Bacon (Video)

You've probably heard Jono Bacon speak at a Linux or Open Source conference. Or maybe you've heard one of his podcasts or read something he's written in his job as Ubuntu's community manager or even, perhaps, read The Art of Community,

A Horrifying Interactive Map of Global Internet Censorship

An anonymous reader writes "Imagine a world where the book burners had won. A world where information is filtered and must be approved by governments before it can be accessed by their citizens.

SMART Begins Live Public Robocar Tests In Singapore

Hallie Siegel writes Robocar R&D is moving fast in Singapore, and this week, the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced they will be doing a live public demo of their autonomous golf carts over a course with 10 stops in the Singapore Chinese and Japanese Gardens.

The top free, paid, and trending Windows Phone apps and games as of August 10th

Kolab.org Groupware 3.3 Release Adds Tags, Notes, and Dozens of Other Features

jrepin (667425) writes Version 3.3 of Kolab.org, a free and open source groupware solution, has been released. It is now possible to add tags to email messages, work with notes right in the webclient, and manage your resources more easily. Kolab.org 3.

Publishizer Is A Crowdfunding Solution That Connects Authors With Publishers

As a seasoned self-published author with an excess of one book under my belt, I’ve been looking for new and interesting publishing tools for indie writers. Recently I found something called Publishizer, a crowdfunding system just for books.

U.K. Startup SkillFlick Opens Its Doors As A Marketplace For Local Services — Starting In London

SkillFlick is a U.K. startup with the self-described aim of building an 'Airbnb for local skills'. The site was founded two years ago, launching in beta in January 2013 and is just opening up fully to the public this month. It's bootstrapped and is actively looking to raise a seed round now.

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.

Chrome OS Can Now Run Android Apps With No Porting Required

An anonymous reader writes On Thursday, Google launched "App Runtime for Chrome (Beta)" which allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS without the need for porting. At the moment, only Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words,

U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data

Advocatus Diaboli writes The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day in 2008 if it failed to comply with a broad demand to hand over user data that the company believed was unconstitutional,

U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data

Advocatus Diaboli writes The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day in 2008 if it failed to comply with a broad demand to hand over user data that the company believed was unconstitutional,

Linux 基金会推出 Linux 入门 MOOC

Linux 基金会宣布将在 edX 平台上推出一系列 Linux 为主题的 MOOC 课程,通过专业水准的高质量 Linux 课程使得更多的人了解 Linux 系统。此次 Linux 基金会联合了来自 AT Computing, Enea,

Skepticism Grows Over Claims That MH370 Lies In the Bay of Bengal

Sockatume (732728) writes "The latest episode of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Mediawatch program addresses GeoResonance's claims to have found the lost Malasia Airlines MH370 in the Bay of Bengal.

Google面向Windows 7/8发布64位版Chrome

Google今天宣布向Windows 7与Windows 8平台的用户提供64位版Chrome,从即日起,只要用64位系统在Dev与Canary两个通道下载的Chrome均默认为64位平台,同时32位版本还将继续提供。

【一些事晚报】零市场预算,如何做活动 酷炫的移动app登陆页面

7月15日 一些事 晚报 | 汇总今日最热资讯   1.【明星都来当天使了,投资人只好去演戏了!】传统的天使投资,很难帮你找到初始用户的。

三星要抢在iPhone6到来之前销售Note 4

三星将于下月初在柏林IFA2014大会上发布Galaxy Note 4,这不是一个真正的惊喜,因为三星前三款Galaxy Note均在同一展会上公布。与往年不同的是,Galaxy Note 4发布之后,三星将提升Galaxy Note 4在全球各地上市销售速度。

如何看待城市剩余空间/畸零地块(leftover space)利用这个概念,有哪些比较好的设计?

对于我来说,桥下的空间是城市里最能体现“公共性”的空间之一了。

Strix Knight:国人精心打造的极客电脑机箱

亲手打造一个独一无二的自定义电脑机箱是每一个极客的终极梦想与渴望。现在,这个牛逼哄哄的极客在我国出现了,他从零开始,打造出了一个狂拽酷炫的电脑机箱。  第一眼看上去,这个机箱就像一个机器人。

FCKH8's holiday ad stars Sexist Santa and swearing 6-year-olds

FCKH8's swearing little girls are back, this time with a new enemy to spar with: Sexist Santa.The for-profit T-shirt company's holiday ad asks its favorite foul-mouthed little girls to ponder the question, "How sh*tty would it be if Santa was a sexist as society?" To illustrate their point,

使用 jQuery Mockjax 插件模拟 Ajax 请求 - 唯利是图

在实际的开发过程中,前端后台协商好了统一的接口,就各自开始自己的任务了。这时候我有这么一个 Ajax 请求需要从后台获取数据:``` javascript$.ajax({ url: '/products/'}).done(function(res) { $('#result').html(res.....

一位程序员的自我独白

无意间在微博看到了这张图片,让我浮想联翩…… 这是一个工程师横行的时代,几乎所有“屌丝”在毕业后都可以加入工程 […]

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