Saturday, February 16, 2008

2008-02-16 Saturday

The evaluation of the Open Source WebLOAD-8.1 testing software continues - and so far I am still very pleased with its functionality and ease of use.


Results of the POVRay Short Code Contest #5 - The animation round. Some VERY cool animations.

I would like to spend some time looking into this tool: Persistence of Vision Raytracer.
The Persistence of Vision Raytracer is a high-quality, totally free tool for creating stunning three-dimensional graphics. It is available in official versions for Windows, Mac OS/Mac OS X and i86 Linux.


Ray Kurzweil: Machines 'to match man by 2029'

CHALLENGES FACING HUMANITY
Make solar energy affordable
Provide energy from fusion
Develop carbon sequestration
Manage the nitrogen cycle
Provide access to clean water
Reverse engineer the brain
Prevent nuclear terror
Secure cyberspace
Enhance virtual reality
Improve urban infrastructure
Advance health informatics
Engineer better medicines
Advance personalised learning
Explore natural frontiers

The 14 challenges were announced at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston


Virus from China the gift that keeps on giving...digital photo frames virus (Trojan)

Use of Rogue DNS Servers on Rise

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