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30 October 2006

News from the Net

A fabric  keyboard

I haven't tried it yet, but Google blogged about the GWT Designer. They also blogged about OpenVis3d: The goal of this project is to provide a library of efficient 3D computer vision routines for image and video processing. It will include routines for dense stereo matching, optical flow (motion) estimation, occlusion detection, egomotion (3D self-motion) estimation, and structure from motion.

How about some Embodied Intelligence?

Getting Vista? Hope you never plan on upgrading your hardware

Seagate starts automatically encrypting all data on your hard drive. Hope you remember the password... what was it again? s245op1!f541?

Ack! After getting the newest latest greatest phone - now I want a new one! Motorola is releasing a new bare-bones phone that has EInk (kinda OLED), dual antennaes, etc...

Ever wonder how auto-skip commercials works?

Ever wonder about the origins of the Bee? How about their genome?

New type of male contraceptive

I'm not even going to try to explain what this is about

Galactic Traffic Patterns

If you are like me, you usually read the reivews, both good and bad, before making a major purchase... Well, if you are considering buying Alienware, you should take their reviews with a gallon of salt

Looks like the ACLU has finally been bullied by the Bush administration

Wow. An 8.6 Gigapixel digital photo

Compression news has been made with the first Hutter Prize being awarded

I was really looking forward to watching this video but it is buffering like crazy, and the download refuses to play... So, maybe in a few days when Slashdotters are bored of it

Offend Greek politicians on your blog and get arrested

Venezuela helps choose US president

If you have ever thought that someone had your MySpace account login information, you probably should read this

Whether you are Dino, Kuntz, or anyone else - you'll find this to be very kewl... Of course, so is this

Do what politicians do, and you get raided by the FBI... Here's his own post when he found out he was to be arrested.

Fucking A! Bush passes law that enables him to declare Martial Law on any state, territory or federally

Several UK banks face "unlimited fines"

Fans fight back against Universal Studios

More Martian Ocean news

WTF?

Now that asshole Jack Thompson goes after Mortal Kombat

How much would you pay for Hell?

Ever wonder what Googles' plans are?

Ever wonder what happens to those people running bittorrent trackers?

New York tries to define 'blogging' as 'advertising'

Ever hear of Google Bombing?

With election time coming up, people are posting how to hack the vote



Sylkwyrm

Wow that #d furniture drawing stuff was awsome!



Posted by Sylkwyrm on Mon Oct 30 14:02:00 PST 2006
WILL POWER!
The touch computer thing is shweet.

Posted by WILL POWER! on Tue Oct 31 12:13:00 PST 2006
Sarah
WHOA, that is really messed up about the boarding pass thing.

Posted by Sarah on Thu Nov 02 05:31:00 PST 2006