Archive: 5/08/2009

Time to clean up your digital closet

Let's jump ahead 50 years. Imagine your grandchildren are rummaging around in your attic, looking through old boxes and trunks. They discover laptops, hard drives wrapped in cloth, DVDs, and maybe even a real antique: A ...

dateAug 05, 2009 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Let freedom ring with Google Voice

With the exception of touch-tone phones, Caller ID and cell phones, talking on the phone hasn't changed a lot during the past few decades. That's a big reason why people are increasingly choosing to text, e-mail and send ...

dateAug 05, 2009 in Internet
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1930s home goes green

A 1930s house built in 2008 is about to undergo the first of three energy efficiency upgrades which will ultimately convert an energy inefficient house into a zero carbon home designed to meet the Government's 2016 CO2 targets ...

dateAug 05, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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What you eat depends on with whom you eat

If you are a woman who dines with a man, chances are you choose food with fewer calories than if you dine with a woman. That is one of the findings in a study conducted by researchers at McMaster University.

dateAug 05, 2009 in Health
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UC San Diego launches Triton Resource Supercomputer

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, today officially launched the Triton Resource, an integrated, data-intensive computing system primarily designed to support UC San Diego ...

dateAug 05, 2009 in Hardware
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