@Spyrus: wow. The US is usually the first to adopt new technologies (after japan). Pin and chip are everywhere in Canada. They were slowly introduced in 2008 and will be on all cards by 2011 (there's a set date, I can't quite remember). USA definitely beat us (Canada) to internet television, digital TV, and a wholeā€¦ » 11/16/10 11:00pm 11/16/10 11:00pm

Love it. Back in the 90's I was blown away at how complex a wafer of silicon really is. Nowadays it's so easy to take it for granted and not give a rat's ass about the incredible engineering it took to make those microcontrollers in your iphone. » 11/12/10 4:38pm 11/12/10 4:38pm