Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service
“Google has been fined €2.4bn ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results.”
Is there some unspoken rule among contractors that they must work as slow as possible?
Once upon a time socialists prided themselves on being part of a movement that brought people together. Across lines of race, of gender, of sexuality, of nationality. It was about erasing all those lines, not drawing new ones.
How we got from that to "unless you think and speak precisely in the one manner I personally approve of, you are officially The Enemy" is beyond me.
Petty authoritarianism doesn't build movements. It strangles them.
Thinking of creating my own instance. From those who have done so, what do you think are the advantages of doing so?
Fascinating and in-depth blog post by the finder of a huge number of OpenVPN vulnerabilities that were not found by the recent code reviews. He both explains the vulnerabilities, and how he found them.
Just came across a reference to a paper published in the journal "Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry".
Unfortunately, the journal name was abbreviated as "Anal Bioanal Chem".
Algal based biofuel may finally be living up to expectations.
It's summer vacation and all the undergraduates have left campus. So wonderful.
I'm trying out a new extraction method based on a paper from 1962. Needless to say, there have been some setbacks.
Today I discovered several ways how not to do my experiment correctly. Yay.
The always interesting @aral has a new post up. Give it a look.
Evolution really is a stupid process. The enzyme which plants use to perform photosynthesis (Rubisco) is inactivated by molecular oxygen, which plants produce in large quantities whenever they perform photosynthesis. Intelligent design my ass.