Links for 13th October 2008

Fresh from the clogged tubes of teh intarwubs…

  1. Earth as Pixel: The Extrasolar Lesson

    "As seen through the cameras aboard the spacecraft, the Earth spans less than a pixel, which is all we can expect to see when we get the technologies in place to isolate light from Earth-sized worlds elsewhere in the cosmos. We need to know how to interpret potential habitability, in other words, with precious little information, and Venus Express can help."

    Tagged with: spaceEarthprobesextrasolarplanetresearch

  2. Speaking UNIX: !$#@*%

    "Learn what |, >, >>, <, <<, [[ and ]], and many more symbols mean in UNIX and Linux® as well as how to get the most out of operators such as &&, ||, <, <=, and !=."

    Tagged with: Linuxbashshelltutorialcommandsredirectionpipegrepoperators

  3. From a Semi to a Fully Automatic Border

    "… it’s that bizarre architectural merger between gaming, robots, and warfare that continues to catch our attention, and this looming image of a war one day that could be fought by superpower from inside similar types of mobile military gaming cubicles."

    Tagged with: militarywarborderoutpostremotecontrolgamesrobots

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