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Monday Afternoon (4 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 20-April-2009  15:37:23 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Tesladownunder has been busy, with his take on Rodin's Thinker sculpture. I decided upon a real life posture like the thinker with a lot of electrical activity around me with sparks onto my body.

Tweaktown have been setting up a PC with no moving parts for totally silent computing. For years Iíve always wanted a computer that made absolutely no noise at all and looking at all the "noise reducing" products on the market would begin to make my wallet cry at the cost of silencing my current system.

President Obama has named the USA's first Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra. In this role, Aneesh will promote technological innovation to help achieve our most urgent priorities - from creating jobs and reducing health care costs to keeping our nation secure.

However there's still another job going for gadget freaks, as Mi5's real-life "Q". Britain's domestic intelligence agency, commonly called MI5, is seeking a chief scientific adviser "to lead and co-ordinate the scientific work of the Security Service so that the service continues to be supported by excellent science and technology advice", its website said.

An increasingly common but unpopular gadget is the car shut-off device. Business is booming for makers of shut-off devices, which turn engines off when car payments are late.

HWZone look back at 10 years of portable entertainment. Take a good look at your portable media player and discover its evolution through the decade as we reminiscence its key developments and noteworthy implementations over the last ten years.

PC Perspective have some thoughts about Intel's Core i5 Processor. It has long been known that Intel will be releasing more mainstream versions of the Nehalem core, but these will be branded i5 and will utilize DMI for communications with the chipset instead of the server and workstation oriented QPI. More i5 discussion here.

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