The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Tech

The Politics of Tech

SOPA is going to the House for a vote today. I’ve posted a lot about it the last few weeks, but now is decision time. [Mother Jones]

GPS satellites are getting an upgrade! The new satellites currently being tested claim to be able to track within 3 feet, much more precise than the current 10 feet. [Discovery]

A 17-year-old named Angela Zhang has won $100k for discovering a cancer-killing nanoparticle. [Geek]

It has recently come to light that Download.com which is run by CNET (which I happen to like) has been secretly installing adware. Not cool. [EFF]

Here is a video of a light wave shown at 1 Trillion FPS. [Camera Culture]

 

 

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