DARPA says, 'Let's get rid of antibiotics!' →
sciencecenter: For the better part of a century, antibiotics have given doctors great powers to cure all sorts of bacterial infections. But due to bacteria’s nasty habit of evolving, along with widespread overuse of these drugs, disease-causing bacteria are evolving antibiotic resistance at an alarming rate, making it much harder, and at times impossible, to wipe them out. DARPA, the military’s...
The Personal Computer Is Dead - Zittrain in... →
futuramb: A flowering of innovation and communication was ignited by the rise of the PC and the Web and their generative characteristics. Software was installed one machine at a time, a relationship among myriad software makers and users. Sites could appear anywhere on the Web, a relationship among myriad webmasters and surfers. Now activity is clumping around a handful of portals: two or three...
Some 5 or 6 or 7 billion years from now, the Sun will become a red giant star...– Carl Sagan (via kskrets)