Sunday, March 21
Side Quest Side Quest Edition
- Police warn students to avoid science website. (BBC)
There are some things man is not meant to know. And by things we mean science, and by man we mean you.
"Students should be aware that accessing such websites is illegal, as it hosts stolen intellectual property," said Det Insp Kevin Ives.Lern science, go to jail. Great message there, Kev.
- PCI Express 6.0 is ready to go. (Tom's Hardware)
The spec isn't officially finalised yet, but there is a final draft, and now hardware designs are ready for implementation.
- AMD and Intel are updating interrupt handling for x86. (ZDNet)
And they have completely different proposals on how to do it.
Linus Torvalds has words:
Honestly, it doesn't look too bad.Oh.
AMD is doing a minimal change that fixes the key bugs that plague operating system designers, while Intel is doing a complete rethink that will provide a better long-term solution. And, in fact, the two solutions are compatible if the companies can agree to cross-licensing.
This is why we can have nice things.
- Victoria University in Wellington deleted all the files on every PC on their network. (Newshub)
Someone had a bad day after that. More than one someone, probably.
- Bullshit water turns out to be harmful as well as expensive and useless. (Ars Technica)
Five children have suffered liver failure after drinking alkaline water; fortunately all have recovered.
The company marketing this crap has been sued.
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