The Napwell Knows When You Are Sleeping, Then Coaxes You Awakeview story

http://techcrunch.com – Is this the year of the sleep mask? Napwell thinks so. The Boston-based company is creating a napping mask that allows you to grab some shut-eye and wake up gently as lights inside the mask slowly rouse you from your slumber. The device lets you set a nap duration and then nod off. Once you reach the end of your nap the mask slowly lights up with a diffuse, calming light that simulates sunrise. (IT news)

2013: The Year of the Linux on the…Everythingview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – In the Linux community we love predicting that “this is the year of Linux in cars, or in gaming, or yes, even the desktop.” But in fact, this was the year of Linux in everything. From smartphones, tablets,   consumer appliances and cars, to the open cloud and high-performance computers, to gaming platforms and more, Linux was, and is, literally everywhere. (General)

Path to store libraries. Best practice neededview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I'm planing to make several projects in C and C++ under Linux. In some projects I will need additional libraries. Correct me if I'm wrong. I'm planning to store libs in /usr/local/include. But is it good practice to mix all libs in one directory? Maybe it is better to create libs name subdirectories in /usr/local/include directory? (HowTos)

Cannot access Memory at address function parameter passing isssueview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I have a problem that has me stumped. In my main() function I have a local variable: datastruct pdw_frame; I fill it with data and pass it to two functions that are on adjacent lines in main(), e.g. datastruct_to_pdw(&pdw_frame, 0, &pdw); /* ok */ hash_streams = get_streams(&pdw_frame, &result_frame); /* not ok */ whilst stepping into datastruct_to_pdw() with gdb I can look (HowTos)

General Questions About Serversview story

http://hardforum.com – Hello, all! I am spending this school year working at a low-budget mission school in Palau (student missionary program). I am the computer teacher/network admin/resident computer-fixer here on-campus. When I arrived, the state of the network was none too impressive... (Hardware)

Supernova Programming Languageview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Stumbled upon: http://supernova.sourceforge.net/ , http://sourceforge.net/projects/supernova/ . (HowTos)

Gov. Chris Christie in hot water over Bridge Scandalview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – More subpoena's have been issued. Turns out there was no traffic study, and still no explanation for why this was done. It is alleged that this was done as a way to "punish" a Democratic Mayor who refused to endorse Gov. Chris Christie, and now more things are beginning to pop up over this whole bridge debacle. (Hardware)

Facebook Launches “Donate” Button For Non-Profits That Also Collects Billing Info For Itselfview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook unveiled a “Donate Now” button today to make it much easier for non-profits to take contributions. A nice side effect for its business? (IT news)

My Long Road To Self-Publishingview story

http://techcrunch.com – After blindly supporting it for a number of years, I’ve decided to crowdfund my own project, a novel that I wrote for my son, and then write about the experience for you guys. Today I’d like to talk about my own experiences in publishing and why I think crowdfunding is, at the very least, a viable alternative to the traditional models. (IT news)

Why Does Google Need So Many Robots? To Jump From The Web To The Real Worldview story

http://techcrunch.com – Why does Google need robots? Because it already rules your pocket. The mobile market, except for the slow rise of wearables, is saturated. There are millions of handsets around the world, each one connected to the Internet and most are running either Android or iOS. (IT news)