Transparency Life Sciences | drug development you control
Interesting idea, but will it fly?
“Transparency Life Sciences is the world’s first drug development company based on open innovation. Our goal is to develop medicines for significant unmet medical needs by acquiring promising drug compounds, designing studies via crowdsourced methods, and conducting those clinical studies with unmatched productivity.”
Comparing today’s computers to 1995’s | Relatively Interesting
My first PC was a 286 with 1 MB RAM, a 40 MB HD, 5 1/4″ floppy drive, CGA monitor, no mouse, no sound, no CD-ROM.
Also used a dB Spectrum before that – it used a cassette recorder for storage, had 64K memory, and used a TV as display.
Start 2012 by Taking 2 Minutes to Clean Your Apps Permissions
Handy website that provides you with links to the app settings pages of different online services like facebook, Google etc. Good to visit these pages from time to time & revoke access of any suspicious or unwanted apps.
Right versus pragmatic – Marco.org
Well summed up:
“Relying solely on yelling about what’s right isn’t a pragmatic approach for the media industry to take. And it’s not working. It’s unrealistic and naïve to expect everyone to do the “right” thing when the alternative is so much easier, faster, cheaper, and better for so many of them.”
The Death Star Is a Surprisingly Cost-Effective Weapons System | Mother Jones
Turns out that it is indeed very cost effective, given the size of the empire. Also, don’t miss out on the comments picked out by the author.