SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileAs the man credited with inventing the web, Tim Berners Lee knows a few things about knowledge and how it is shared and disseminated. He also knows more than most about the Large Hadron Collider, since it was while working at a CERN run Swiss laboratory that he first developed the system of online links called Hypertext Transfer Protocol.And as he tells the BBC, he’s a bit freaked out at the amount of misinformation about the LHC, particularly the talk that a black hole created in the particle collider would destroy the Earth. What have journalists been doing during the months of delays? This one, who goes by the handle AlpineKat, made a nerdcore hip hop video to explain how the machine works.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileChef Yukako Ichikawa has started offering a 30 per cent discount to diners who eat all the food they order at her restaurant, Wafu. Those who fail to clean up their plates are not welcomed back.The menu tells customers that everything they are served must be consumed except for lemon slices, pickled ginger and wasabi. “Please also note that vegetables and salad on the side are NOT decorations; they are part of the meal too,” says the menu.The Sydney restaurant, which describes itself as offering “guilt free Japanese cuisine,” offers organic fare free of gluten, dairy, sugar and eggs.”We are not only committed to serving meals that nurture and respect the body but are actively dedicated to the notion of waste prevention, and take seriously our responsibility toward the environment and sustainability for the future,” says a statement on the company’s website.Do you agree with the restaurant’s policy requiring customers to finish their meals? Would this policy help curb waste?Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports.
No one would have cared, and called it the iPhone anyways. In Britain, they call every mp3 player an “iPod”, even though it may be a Zen or some other brand. Apple doesn’t need to officially call this thing the iPhone. 1 Healthy communities are those where participants engage in good faith, and with an assumption of good faith for their co collaborators. It’s not appropriate to attack your own users. Communities are active, in relation to their size and purpose, and where they are not, they are open to ideas and leadership that may make them more active..