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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Download + Lightning Deals

And – Robot Cars

Folks,
The “Consumer Preview” (beta) edition of Windows 8 is now available for download, for those who are interested in trying out Microsoft’s next generation operating system.

For more information, and to get the download, click here. (I do advise reading the FAQ’s first.)

Note: “Windows 8 Consumer Preview is stable and has been thoroughly tested, but it’s not the finished product. Your PC could crash and you could lose important files. You should back up your data and you shouldn’t test Windows 8 Consumer Preview on your primary home or business PC.”

And:

Can I uninstall Windows 8 Consumer Preview?

No. To go back to your previous version of Windows, you’ll need to reinstall it from the recovery or installation media that came with your PC.

Amazon “Lightning Deals”

Those interested in electronics might like to know that starting at 5:00 a.m. Pacific time today, March 2, 2012, there will be a series of Friday-only Lightning Deals in the Amazon.com Electronics Store. See all deals.

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Reading reco: Robotic cars get boost from Alex Padilla’s bill

Robotic cars may have just turned a corner in California. Several years after Google’s autonomous vehicles began zipping up and down the state’s highways, a legislator has introduced a bill that would potentially clear the way for everyday use.

In an interview with The Chronicle, Padilla said that 99 percent of accidents are caused by human error, mistakes that the driverless cars mounted with cameras, sensors, lasers and intelligent software are unlikely to make.Read more..

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Today’s quote:As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.” ~ Ben Hogan

.. It’s getting to be more like Minority Report every day..!

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