Breaking news today: American congress just passed unanimously the 28th constitutional amendment: people whose IQ is below 80 cannot be the presidential candidate. When asked by journalists if such kind of amendment is discriminative or whether IQ test is even scientific, one senator shook his head, saying:”Sorry, we just cannot afford it”.
The FDA announced today that it would give preliminary approval to lift a five year-old, informal ban on including the meat or milk of cloned cattle, pigs and goats in the US food chain. Sheep remain off-limits until more evidence is produced. Should this decision remain in place, the United States would become the first […]
As if the Stern Report wasn’t enough to highlight the potentially cataclysmic nature of global warming, the UN has published its own book “Tore and the town on thin ice” for children. Tore, the protagonist, lives in an arctic village and enters a sled race. During the race he rides over thin ice, which breaks […]
As a Fine Arts major, currently attending the State University of New York Plattsburgh, I have chosen to concentrate in photography in hopes to become a photojournalist. I study several different genres of art, with a concentration in photography. The main appeal in choosing this discipline, is the medium’s effectiveness in raising awareness. Images are […]
Open Source Transparency: The End of FUD Dan Kusnetzky, EVP Marketing Strategy and Paul Sterne, CFO An Open-Xchange Position Paper This position paper will address the question, "Can the open source approach to software development promote transparency and remove FUD — fear, uncertainty, and doubt?" By requiring that the source code is freely available to […]