1. Quantum Entanglement Holds DNA Together, Say Physicists
TR summarizes it best – Speculative but potentially explosive work. I learned that Quantum theory is used for things other than Physics when I learnt about Quantum Mind. Where is this field heading ?
2. Windows 8 Plans Leaked: Numerous Details Revealed
An old story by now but has lot of neat ideas. My favorite idea is to bring appstore inside Windows. I am not sure it will click but it is still pretty clever.
3. Python internals: adding a new statement to Python
A neat article that shows how to add Ruby’s until statement to Python. It is quite striking how easy it is.
4. A Math Problem Solver Declines a $1 Million Prize
As expected , Grigory Perelman has declinded the Clay foundation’s award.
5. Does Cantor’s Diagonalization Proof Cheat?
Another very neat article from Prof.Lipton. I liked the way he explained Diagonalization idea using games. Very cool !
6. Drone Alone: How Airliners May Lose Their Pilots
In an interesting experiment , FAA has initiated research for civil aircraft to share airspace with remotely piloted UAVs – If successful, I am sure people will use it for Cargo flights. In another interesting idea in airspace , Ryanair to sell £5 tickets for standing-room only flights .
7. iTunes accounts hacking more widespread than initially thought. The facts, and what you should do
The big news in the weekend. Looks like some of my friends too were affected.