By samzenpus from Slashdot's read-all-about-it department
writes "For those billions of people for whom the current political-economic system doesn't work–the Occupy Wall Street people, the Tea Partiers, the 99%-ers and have-nots, the middle and lower classes, and the rest of the unwashed masses, Occupy World Street is a starburst of enlightenment and a practical vision of hope for a new and advanced society."
Read on for jsuda's review Occupy World Street: A Global Roadmap for Radical Economic and Political Reform
author Ross Jackson
publisher Chelsea Green Publishing
summary shows how a handful of small nations could take on a leadership role; create new alliances, new governance, and new global institutions; and, in cooperation with grassroots activists, pave the way for other nations to follow suit.Read Replies (0)
By Unknown Lamer from Slashdot's improves-with-age department
The folks over at Anandtech managed to spend some time with early Ivy bridge production samples
and perform a few benchmarks. The skinny: CPU performance is mildly increased as expected, but the GPU is 20-50% faster than the Sandy Bridge GPU
. Power consumption is also down about 30W under full load
. The graphics, however, are still slower than AMD's Llano
(but the Ivy Bridge CPU beats the pants off of the Fusion's). Is the tradeoff worth it?Read Replies (0)
By Unknown Lamer from Slashdot's gnu-patent-regime department
Thinkcloud writes "More than 700 new software packages including popular packages such as KVM, Git, OpenJDK, and WebKit will now receive royalty-free shelter under by Open Invention Network. This could make it more friction-free for organizations and developers to adopt and modify open source technology."
OIN's press release has a bit more detail
. They've greatly expanded their definition of the "Linux system"
to cover a lot more core software with their defensive patent pool.Read Replies (0)