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Searching for the soul in the machine

If computers could create a society, what kind of world would they make? Thanks to the work of an ambitious project that adds a whole new meaning to the phrase, ‘computer society’, in which millions of ...

May 18, 2006 4.6 / 5 (78) 0

PC BIOS soon to be replaced by UEFI

(PhysOrg.com) -- The 25 year old PC BIOS will soon be replaced by UEFI (unified extensible firmware interface) that will enable PC's to boot up in a matter of seconds. In 2011 we will start seeing UEFI dominate ...

Oct 02, 2010 4.5 / 5 (49) 26 | with audio podcast weblog

Software Circumvents Internet Censorship

With the Dec. 1 release of psiphon software, developed by University of Toronto's Citizen Lab, people around the world will have access to a free tool enabling them to circumvent Internet censorship.

Nov 28, 2006 4.8 / 5 (36) 0

The Web: Mobsters extinguish firewalls

Firewall? Forgetaboutit. Cyber-criminals, including the mafia, are now so savvy they can penetrate past these supposedly sturdy security measures and hack your computer network, whether you work at a university, Fortune 500 ...

May 03, 2006 4.3 / 5 (35) 0