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  • DirectX 12 Lies Dormant Within Microsoft’s Recent Windows 10 Update
    By on January 25, 2015 | Comments Off  Comments


    MojoKid writes After last Wednesday’s Windows 10 event, early adopters and IT types were probably anxious for Microsoft to release the next preview build. Fortunately, it didn’t take long as it came out on Friday, and it’s safe to say that it introduced even more than many were anticipating (but still no Spartan browser). However, in case you missed it, DirectX 12 is actually enabled in this Windows 10 release, though unfortunately we’ll need to wait (more…)

  • Lies, Damned Lies, and Quantum Statistics
    By on August 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    quax writes “Getting a scientific paper published that goes against the grain of conventional wisdom was never easy. Especially when it seems to contain an obvious glaring mistake. Fortunately despite already being some kind of pop celebrity with no shortage of fan mail, Einstein still opened letters he received from strangers. And this is how a trivial, fateful counting mistake was able to change the course of physics forever.”

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  • 7 Money Lies (and 3 Truths) for the New Economy
    By on November 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Financially speaking, the world is changing—and fast. Here’s how it works now.

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  • Lies, Damned Lies, and the UK Copyright Industry
    By on June 6, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    artg writes “Ben Goldacre writes about invalid and misleading ‘science’ in the Guardian. Here’s his report on the statistics behind a recent press story that reported illegal downloading to involve 120 billion pounds worth of material.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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