Strong software engineering, or more usually formal methods, is a methodology that uses mathematics to ensure error-free programming.
Tanenbaum’s famous 1992 comp.os.minix newsgroup posting in which he criticizes Linux’s monolithic kernel as well as Linus Torvald’s very long response.
Many prescription and over the counter drugs as well as foods that are safe for humans are not safe for pets. This includes pot and CBD.
The placebo effect has become an established reality in medicine. In many cases, providing sugar pills leads to the same results as a real treatment.
Cuba medical degrees have become popular among American students. The Cuban education system is debt-free and the medical program is very advanced.
In a long animal cannibalism experiment, the US is accused of feeding dead kittens to healthy ones since 1982. The experiment used over 3000 cats.
Linus Torvalds was approached by the National Security Agency for backdoor in Linux, according to his father Nils Torvalds.
The Federal Reserve refused in 2013 to let Germany inspect its own gold stored in the US. This raised questions about whether it still in the vaults or not.
Initial review of the new kernel 5.0 of Linux operating system.
Computer motherboard has a small but valuable amount of gold in it. This video describes an easy process of extracting that gold.
The true colors of the ancient statues of the Greek and Roman civilizations.
Crocodile joins a couple who were having a romantic moment in the swimming pool.
New York offered Amazon US$3 billion to build a second HQ on the promise of 25k jobs. Later, Amazon backed out, citing political opposition to its plans.
Who was the umbrella man in the JFK assassination footage?
Do human beings have a magnetic sense? Biologists know other animals do. They think it helps creatures including bees and birds navigate through the world.
Despite their ubiquity in the animal kingdom, a report warned of a “bugpocalypse”, as surveys indicated that insects are declining at an alarming rate.
In the past eight years, more than a third of all cryptocurrency exchanges have been hacked. The total losses exceed US$1 billion.
Ford F-150 is the best-selling vehicle in the US, a title it has held for the last 36 years. More than 40 million F-Series trucks have been sold since 1948.
Computer science and programming education must suit the needs of 21st-century learners. Otherwise, the cost will be a disillusioned workforce.
The millions of people playing “Spider-Man” video game have been unwittingly introduced to principles of quantum mechanics.
When senior executives at companies aren’t tech-savvy, they often lack understanding of what’s at stake and how to quickly protect valuable information.
Critics of industry payments to doctors say they can influence recipients to prescribe drugs that cost more, may not be necessary or are similar to cheaper generics.
Civilization VI, the latest in a popular series of video games adds new features, most notably climate change and natural disasters.
Why is my consciousness here, while yours is over there? Why is the universe split in two for each of us, into a subject and an infinity of objects?
It’s now possible to predict how likely an endangered species is to go extinct, with mathematical models acting as windows into the future.
Women shoot basketball free throws at 3 percent higher consistency than men. Men and women are very close, but the women edge out the men.
Drugs do exist to reverse opioid overdoses or treat long-term opioid addiction. But while opioids have become easier and easier to obtain through illicit markets and sellers on the dark web, a drug that could save countless lives has become increasingly out of reach.
Although the Nobel committee never acknowledged its mistake but the U.S. Department of Energy awarded her the prestigious Fermi Award.
Irish influence on Australian English and on Australians is less than you’d expect on the surface, but everywhere once you start looking.
Global efforts are underway to govern the tools used in cyber attacks, but the expertise of cyber operatives has so far seen limited attention.
Bees are able to use symbols to perform basic math operations including addition and subtraction, shows new research.
New Caledonian crows can plan out a sequence of three behaviors while using tools in order to solve an intricate problem.
Not content with billions of dollars in profits from a potent painkiller, its maker explored expanding into the treatment of opioid addiction.
The online videogame Fortnite Battle Royale was launched in September 2017. Since then the game had amassed 125 million active players by June and made US$1.2 billion (A$1.6 billion) for the developer, Epic Games.
When the lawsuit went to trial in 2010, the judge granted a request by attorneys to disallow questioning about the officer’s disciplinary history.
The first lunar base would likely be an unmanned facility run by automated robotics – similar to Amazon warehouses – to ensure that the necessary infrastructures and support systems are fully operational before people arrive.
Have you ever seen a spider with ears? Well, no (that would actually look funny!) That’s because spiders use hairs on their legs to listen!
Researchers found that the born-blind subjects did experience rapid eye movements during sleep, even though they were fewer than the eye movements experienced by sighted individuals.
2019 will be a big year for all things related to space; a suggestion borne out by developments at the International Astronautical Federation’s International Astronautical Congress. The event is held each year during the first week of October to commemorate the launch of Sputnik on 4 October 1957.
By touching a door knob or a metal object, heat is transferred from one’s hand into the metal object. However, it is not the heat transfer that makes metals feel cold, otherwise wood would feel just as cold.
Radioactive carbon used in radiocarbon dating is carbon that is radioactive. Since it is active, it is unstable, and therefore tends toward stability. This is common in nature; for example, if you hold an object at a certain height, it has the potential to fall, the potential energy that is.
The story of how the 15th element on the periodic table was discovered stands as one of the great accidents of human endeavor.
As long as you are capable of writing the software to solve the problem, Linux will allow you to create your own complex supercomputer for free.
In 2017, a coalition of states and non-government organizations estimated that there were some 40 million people enslaved worldwide.
Next time people witness the opening of a new business they ought to say, “that ought to buy me more stuff.
In 2005, The New York Times reported that two planes used in the CIA torture program were operated by a contractor based in North Carolina.
Adapting to climate change will be a big challenge for cities and citizens around the world. The good news is that investing in it can be cost-effective.
Apollo 8 is the space mission for the humanities. This was the moment in which humanity realized a dream conceived in our cultural imagination.
The shepherd is walking while his sheeps are standing still.
What about now?
Still, his herd is standing still.
The shepherd starts playing around the field and eating grass,
while its shepherd rests and contemplate.