- Australian government considering domestic online surveillance law
Laws on the books already allow some surveillance by government for the stated purpose, fighting terrorism. This seems like too much of a reach, to grant similar powers to employers.
- Sun working on open media codec
Why not invest in Ogg if the goal is royalty free, unencumbered media support? It is unclear how a technology based on H.26X will be unencumbered by that or how they plan to overcome the huge lag in adoption they will face.
- First single photon logic gate
This research solves some of the issues of scale critical to moving quantum computing closer to practicality.