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31 July 2006

News from the Net

NASA considers shutting down all research abord the space station

Bush's croneys try to figure out how to prevent any further investigations into their illegal actions

oooh! Tech that can create animated digital reproductions of the human body that area as accurate as photographs???

Schools are now starting to allow moms to decide what their kids get from the cafeteria

Blue Crab's assist nanite research

M$ Vista adds new 'feature' that keeps around your private files after you delete them... I don't think I need to go into the problems with that...

Not only has the US lost its tech jobs to places like India, now we are also loosing our scientists as well... Of course, those Indian Call Centers may not be around much longer...

IBM had a 50th Anniversary for the Hard Drive. That's right... 50 years ago, you could get a 5MB hard drive that was as small as two refrigerators and only weighed a ton

Would you rather type or tap your commands?

Cheyenne Mountain is shutting down... but, what about StarGate???

NASA's site was hacked

Japan develops the fastest computer in the world

During the Black Hat Briefings, the CTO of WhiteHat Security will be showing how to hack using JavaScript

Take a camera phone pic of the police and get arrested. Guess they are adamant that we don't show them breaking the law

Considering that we all think M$ has had the worst security, I think I will choose to not trust Amazon since they are hiring M$' old senior security strategist. If he can't make it work for M$ he probably can't make it work for Amazon, right?  Of course, Amazon also bought the rights to make a movie out of a book, moving into the grocery business and dropping stock prices... maybe Amazon's CEO has ADHD

Now this is something you might not have thought possible -- our generation is healthier than previous generations.  Even ignoring the impact of antibiotics, chronic ailments are happening later in life than they used to

Fans design the new Lego-provided piece

New record for largest object ever discovered

Wow... I couldn't have made this up... Watch this video when you have your speakers available

For those of you have seen/read 1984, this might be an interesting read... I especially like the comment about Peaches.

Scientists find that ganglion cells in the human brain transmits at 10Mbps

Zango expected for causing the recent MySpace problems

Would you trust free computers and software from Microsoft?

The government wants to be in charge of buffering and filtering your VoIP

The House of Representatives passed the law restricting access to social sites on public terminals... no more Amazon, MySpace, Slashdot or any other page that asks for a Login -- from schools, libraries, etc... Guess it is a good thing that no homeless teenager would try to use library computers to get a job, eh?

"Dear aunt, let's set so double the killer delete select all."

Dragon naturally speaking this ain't...
You would think that maybe microsoft would just buy a company that does recognition instead of trying to come up with it on their own. nah, that would be too easy.
Vista is doooooomed...

Posted by Silver on Mon Jul 31 01:24:00 PDT 2006
Let me guess, every time you say "screw Microsoft", they change it to "support Microsoft"... oops, how did that happen, eh?

Posted by Malachi on Tue Aug 08 10:30:00 PDT 2006
Do you think the replicators invaded the mountain and they had to lock it down to protect the planet? ;-)

Posted by Sylkwyrm on Mon Jul 31 09:37:00 PDT 2006
Either that, or they don't want us fanatics grabbing the stargate and using it for ourselves ;)

Posted by Malachi on Tue Aug 08 10:30:00 PDT 2006