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5 Wikipedia Tools For The Information Junkie – From analyzing internet trends based on the popularity of an entry to using a special browser created for Wikipedia, these five tools will help you get the most out of Wikipedia.
20 of the Best Free Linux Books – The focus of this article is to select some of the finest Linux books which are available to download for free. The vast majority of the books featured here can also be freely distributed to others.
Easy AI with Python – Survey several basic AI techniques implemented with short, open-source Python code recipes. Appropriate for educators and programmers who want to experiment with AI and apply the recipes to their own problem domains.
Generation of Computer Hackers – Britain is breeding a generation of computer hackers with one in three teenagers admitting that they would commit cyber crimes for money, a new study warns.
Inside a Google Data Center – Google provided a look inside its data center operations at the Google Data Center Efficiency Summit held Wednesday in Mountain View, Calif. The presentations included a video tour of a Google data center, which showcased the companys use of shipping containers to store servers and storage.
Portable Ubuntu Runs Ubuntu Inside Windows – Free application Portable Ubuntu for Windows runs an entire Linux operating system as a Windows application. As if that weren’t cool enough, it’s portable, so you can carry it on your thumb drive.
Top 10 Moments in Astronomy – Astronomy has come a long way since humans peering at the night sky began asking, “what the heck is going on up there?” From Galileo’s first use of the telescope to the discovery of the Big Bang’s cosmic calling card, here we’ve chiseled out 10 of the biggest moments in astronomical history.
Unplug the Internet: No President should have this power – The Cybersecurity Act of 2009 introduced in the Senate would allow the president to shut down private Internet networks. The legislation also calls for the government to have the authority to demand security data from private networks without regard to any provision of law, regulation, rule or policy restricting such access.
World’s Fastest Broadband at $20 Per Home – If you get excited about the prospect of really, really fast broadband Internet service, here’s a statistic that will make heart race. Or your blood boil. Or both.