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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Computer scientist urges better education of managers"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Burgeoning success for open source eLearning and a string of major university wins for a commercial vendor point to a trend."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Three decades after "paperless office" entered the business lexicon, the financial and environmental need to reduce paper is greater than ever"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Consensus...here's your consensus! But still the silliness continues.  -Carl

"list includes nearly 32,000 American man-made warming skeptics with science qualifications.  More than 9,000 hold scientific PhDs. Almost 32,000 thousand skeptics happens to be twelve times as many scientists as the 2,500 scientific reviewers claimed by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to form a scientific consensus."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The Federal Communications Commission is looking for a bidder to provide free broadband service in the 1.9 GHz-2.1 GHz bands...The agency will pony up about 25 Megahertz of spectrum for this in an Advanced Wireless Services auction (AWS-3)—details to be disclosed in a Report and Order unveiled at the Commission's Open Meeting scheduled for June 12th."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Telstra's Trading Post business hopes to grab millions of pissed-off eBay users by offering a free listing auction classifieds site."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"These days RAID really should be called Redundant Array of Expensive Disks (aka RAED; got net speak?), since it’s people like you and I who frequently take already high-performing disks and improve our storage subsystem performance even more by RAIDing two or more of them."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"As the effort to create renewable energy sources picks up, biofuels are attracting a lot of attention, not all of it good. Initial efforts have focused on extracting energy from sugars and starches in food crops, causing a competition for resources that has raised food prices globally. Researchers have already started looking for ways to move beyond this competitive state by avoiding the use of food plants, and three documents published this week explore the challenges and potential in these approaches."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The HomePlug Powerline Alliance said Friday that it plans to release a specification for a next-generation "HomePlug AV II" home networking specification later this year, with first silicon sampling in 2009."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"In the 12 years since the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was enacted, organizations have gone to great lengths to comply. However, advances in technology are leading to calls for more flexibility in the movement of personal health information."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt today announced efforts underway at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that will complement each other to improve patient safety and the quality of medical care."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"It's not easy being the little guy in the wireless carrier industry. Alltel could attest to that -- the company competed with AT&T and Verizon in the FCC's wireless spectrum auction and lost."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The folks at Renesys pointed out earlier this week some interesting activity surrounding the L-root name server, highlighting some activity that should give us all yet another reason to be concerned about the security and integrity of the Internet DNS."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Using DNA fingerprinting, researchers strive to improve in vitro fertilization."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Beware - dangerous minds at work...Teachers will be forced to become undercover homies as part of a government strategy to combat the rise of teenage gangs, the children’s minister will say today."

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