Category: Off Topic
The worst thing (almost) in the world
Okay. We bought a 500 GB NAS to stream music and backup our computers. I am so backed up on Time Machine, that I will hardly lose anything…that is, when I remember my password to login to the NAS. Grrr. Backed up passwords to lots of things away from the computer itself, but not the…
Fake ATM doesn’t last long at hacker meet
Hackers didn’t fall for this scam. Criminals running an ATM card-skimming scam made a big mistake this week: They tried to hit the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas. via Fake ATM doesn’t last long at hacker meet. Related articles by Zemanta Scammer Plants a Fake ATM At Defcon 17 (it.slashdot.org) Fake ATM at Defcon…
YesMen and Their Excellent Advice
Fix the World Challenge A Yes Men game * Challenges * How does this work? How does this work? There are several ways you can play: * Find a Challenge you’re interested in, and click through. You’ll see what groups are already hard at work on them, and a bit of text about each. If…
Need I say more?
RecordBrother: Old School Indeed.
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Michael Jackson likes what he looks like and doesn’t have to change at all. – Boing Boing
Michael Jackson likes what he looks like and doesn’t have to change at all. – Boing Boing. I am speechless. Related articles by Zemanta RIP Michael Jackson (boingboing.net) michael jackson lego statue to debut 3rd july 2009 (designboom.com) Michael Jackson to be plastinated? (boingboing.net) http://static.zemanta.com/readside/loader.js
Nature still hold the power to surprise most people
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Today in History: Clackers the precursor of Hackers
Image via Wikipedia 1752: Joseph Marie Jacquard is born in Lyon, France. The weaver and inventor would create the first programmable power loom, revolutionize the weaving industry and lay the foundation for modern data computation. via July 7, 1752: Jacquard’s Loom Will Weave a Durable Web | This Day In Tech | Wired.com. Related articles…
Easily Grossed Out? You Might Be A Conservative!
“they found a correlation between being more easily disgusted and political conservatism.’ via Easily Grossed Out? You Might Be A Conservative!. This is quite interesting. Not only were conservative more easily grossed out, but they were likely to equate their personal repugnance with moral wrong or purity. The report says, “Liberals and conservatives disagree about…