HACIENDA dreamlets

GNU community members and collaborators have discovered threatening details about a five-country government surveillance program codenamed HACIENDA. The good news? Those same hackers have already worked out a free software countermeasure to thwart the program. According to Heise newspaper, the intelligence agencies of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, have used […]

Processors may be getting limited by the laws of physics but I don’t think many programmers have reached the limits of their brainpower yet. :-)

userbinator 2 days ago | link No, I don’t think the things most people do with computers should require any faster hardware; the problem is that software is often being written to require increasingly more resources under the false assumption that processing speed and memory are “infinite” or close to it.The exponential growth that started […]