Contributed by Wil Alambre and Julian Moffatt over the course of August 8th…
Note to employees from CEO Sundar Pichai
"This has been a very difficult time. I wanted to provide an update on the memo that was circulated over this past week."
NASA is Still Tracking Voyager I and Voyager II
Forty years later, the two spacecraft are still sending back data, Voyager I from interstellar space, and Voyager II as it is crossing the the boundary of the solar system. Possibly even more surprising is that NASA engineers are still monitoring the mission.
Using CSS Grid where appropriate
Silverstar has a nice little walkthrough using CSS Grid to layout menus.
Java ported to Commodore 64
Based on a port of Java made for Lego Mindstorms, it lacks a few key features of the language but is quite an astounding feat.
"Podcasting patent" is totally dead, appeals court rules
As Personal Audio began to gain more public attention, the Electronic Frontier Foundation stepped in and said that it would challenge Personal Audio’s US Patent No. 8,112,504, which describes a “system for disseminating media content representing episodes in a serialized sequence.”