Friday, 27 April 2012

[TechRepublic] Geeks in costume, Pioneer Plaques trivia, Trek TV captains

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TechRepublic Member | April 27, 2012

Geeks in costume at C2E2 2012

Resource of the day

Case Study: Signature Mortgage and Electronic Paperwork

In the mortgage industry, the paperwork can seem endless. With this in mind, a mortgage company saw an opportunity to cut costs while offering their customers more convenience. Read this white paper to learn more about how they did it.


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Geek Trivia: What math error was accidentally built into the Pioneer Plaques?

Despite the extraordinary intellects working on the Pioneer Plaques, a math error crept into the design -- one that might prevent our future alien overlords from locating Earth. Read more

See five Star Trek TV captains at London Trekkie convention

As if you need another reason to visit London, all five Star Trek TV captains are scheduled to appear at the Destination Star Trek convention in October. Read more

Explore the Discovery space shuttle via panaromic images

National Geographic's zoomable panoramic photos of Discovery allow you to see the instrumentation and controls required to operate the space shuttle. Read more

10 more goofy office pranks

Back by popular demand, Brien Posey has gathered 10 additional office pranks he remembers fondly from his long IT career. Read more

10 coolest uses for the Raspberry Pi

As the $40 Raspberry Pi computer ships we round up the 10 projects to try on your new Pi. Read more


Featured multimedia

 

Raspberry Pi unboxing

A close-up look at one of the most anticipated computers of 2012, the $40 Raspberry Pi. View on site

Inside the halls of DC Comics (photos)

On a recent trip to New York, CNET Senior Editor Seth Rosenblatt got a rare tour of the real home of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman: 1700 Broadway in midtown Manhattan. Here's some of what he saw. View on site

Kids in costume at C2E2 2012

Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) was held on April 13 - 15, 2012. There were quite a few kids in costumes at this year's event. Here are some photos that were taken by C2E2 attendees. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

Storage and the Private Cloud: Taking Virtualization to the Next Level (Oracle)

Case Study: Signature Mortgage and Electronic Paperwork (IBM)

Why LotusLive Won Out for One Translation Agency (IBM)

Business Execution: Executive Buyer's Guide (SuccessFactors)

Improved Cooling Strategies for IT Wiring Closets (APC by Schneider Electric)


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