Ode to the Graphing Calculator

Ode to the Graphing Calculator

The ridiculously expensive Texas Instruments graphing calculator is slowly but surely getting phased out. The times they are a-changin’ for the better, but I’m feeling nostalgic. I have some wonderful memories associated with my...

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38% off Inateck USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA Hard Drive Adapter - Deal Alert

PCWorld1 hour ago

This USB 3.0 adapter from Inateck can interface with up to three drives simultaneously. It is compatible with 2.5"/3.5" IDE/SATA hard drives and 5.25" IDE/SATA CD/DVD drives, and features a one-touch backup...

A public lottery in Australia could be a good thing – and deliver more than Olympic gold | Martin Farrer

In a country with a gambling problem, any lottery will be controversial. But the UK’s example shows how much public good can come from such a schemeIt’s August 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics have just finished. Once again, the USA...

Google rolls out a lightning-fast new type of online ad

As clunky, slow-loading ads drive people to ad blockers, some of Google's search ads are about to get a welcome speed boost. The company said Tuesday that it's expanding its fast-loading Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)...

Elon Musk told Donald Trump what to do about the Paris Climate Agreement

The Trump administration may finally be nearing a decision on whether to stay in the Paris Climate Agreement.  Now we know that visionary businessman Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX, Tesla, and a new, mysterious tunnel-building...

Newswire: It’s time for humanity to start playing dirty as Go champion is defeated by a computer

The A.V. Club1 hour ago

According to The New York Times, champion Go player Ke Jie was just defeated in the first match of a three-game series against AlphaGo, a computer program designed by Google to play the centuries-old Chinese board game. This is...