It has taken 120 years but the worlds best mathematicians and computer scientists have mapped out a 248-dimension mathematical structure, knows as E8. Solving E8 is seen as a major step in the study of symmetry, a mathematical field important to our understanding of the origins of the universe. (Image: John Stembridge, based on a drawing […]

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PureDepth Inc. has developed some new displays that won them a deal with International Game Technology Inc., the world’s largest maker of slot machines. Puredepth CEO Fred Angelopoulos demonstrates a 3-D image of a slot machine. The Silicon Valley startup has signed a deal with International Game Technology, the world’s largest maker of slot machines.(Marcio […]

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Aviv Raff, an independent researcher from Israeli, found a vulnerability in Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer that could let someone “easily conduct phishing attacks”. Phishing is a technique in which criminals try to trick people into disclosing sensitive information such as online banking names and passwords and is often conducted through e-mails. Raff publicly disclosed the vulnerability in […]

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Google has been slapped with yet another lawsuit! This time it comes from the multimedia giant Viacom at the tune of $1 billion US. Viacom claims that there is approximately 160,000 unauthorized clips of its programming that has been viewed 1.5 billion times. “YouTube is a significant, for-profit organization that has built a lucrative business out […]

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It seems like Wikipedia may finally be getting sick of all the spamming and false information being posted on their highly popular online encyclopedia. According to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, a new policy is under consideration that may require contributors to confirm credentials before adding to the site. This comes on the heels of the […]

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Ever wonder what happens to that old PC you put in your trash on garbage day? Well it probably ends up in your local municipal land fill allong with over 80% of the estimated 133,000 PC’s discarded each day in the United States. In addition to PCs the bulk of nearly 2 million tons of our […]

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An interesting look and comparison of Microsoft Vista’s AERO interface and Ubuntu Linux’s BERYL interface. It sure looks like Microsoft (and Apple for that matter) has a long way to go. Why don’t these big companies hire some of the talent behind BERYL for their next release? [tags]vista, apple, ubuntu, linux, beryl, interface[/tags]

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If you’re just starting out with your web design business, one of the hardest things to figure out is just what exactly to charge your customers. Well, worry no more with this step by step checklist that practically builds you an invoice right before your eyes. I particularly like the fact that a lack of Photoshop […]

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