Jeff 'Wingnut' Castle

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Internet Pioneer Warns Our Era Could Become The 'Digital Dark Ages'

What happens when today's high-tech data storage systems become tomorrow's floppy discs?<p>Google Vice President Vint Cerf is concerned about the answer and its implications for preserving history. Speaking at a conference of top American scientists, Cerf described such a loss of important information …

Southampton want new manager in place before any more transfers

<b>Southampton are not planning to do any more transfer business until they have appointed a new manager.</b><p>Saints sold striker Rickie Lambert, 32, to Liverpool for about £4m less than a week after Mauricio Pochettino resigned to take over as Tottenham boss.<p>Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw have both been the …

Soccer

Liverpool confirm Lambert signing

Liverpool have confirmed the signing of England striker Rickie Lambert from Southampton.<p>Lambert, 32, has penned a contract with the Reds and passed a …

'BioShock' series lives on with help from the second game's dev team

The news that <i>BioShock</i> and <i>BioShock Infinite</i> developer Irrational Games was winding down was a punch to the gut for many last year, but it turns out there is a bit of silver lining. The franchise will live on with developer 2K Marin, the studio that handled <i>BioShock 2</i>, according to GameSpot. Someone …

Uruguay to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram

Uruguay's drug tsar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper.<p>The plan to create a government-run legal marijuana industry has passed the lower house of Congress, and Uruguay's president, José Mujica, expects to push it …

This Map Shows the DDoS Attacks Happening Across the World Right Now

Yesterday, Google announced Project Shield, a suite of free tools to help small websites stay online during DDoS (distributed denial of service) …