RT @defunkt: Now that Facebook has patented the News Feed, GitHub is proud to announce we’ve patented Version Control.
Episode 100 of PoliSciFi Radio is up at http://bit.ly/bLxiDF — interviews with @maddow, @brianwood, @caseymckinnon & more #psfr
RT @mfeathers: It would be cool if Google and all the major internet companies just shut down in Italy for a while: http://bit.ly/9ZdHKZ
Buzz really turned up the heat on my Reader follower count
In a series of “laboratory gunfights” - with pistols replaced by electronic pressure pads - researchers found that participants who reacted to their opponent’s movement were on average 21 milliseconds faster to the draw.
Professor Andrew Welchman, who lead the research, puts this down to the “quick and dirty” nature of instinctive responses. Reacting to your opponent’s movement turns out to be significantly faster than the conscious decision-making process involved in choosing to draw your gun.” —BBC News - Today - The gunfighter’s dilemma