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9 posts • joined 17 Mar 2011

US.gov - including NASA et al - quits internet. Is the UN running it now?

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Congressmen will very quickly balance the budget when a law is passed that requires them to draw their pay only on government *surplus*. If not, they should go unpaid.

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Xerox CEO's cure for US educational woes: 'Cool' and cash

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Want to lower tuitions? Get the government out of guaranteeing loans. College institutions have no incentive to lower costs because government just pays for whatever they ask for. 50+ years ago, college could be paid by a normal blue collar worker... how? there was no guaranteed loans.

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MIT student unicycles, Segway-style

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Want to avoid all private-data breaches, ever? Here's how

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Linux

Copyleft, 0th entry:

0. the freedom to use the work

From the FSF.

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A rapid first hands-on: Nokia’s Windows phones

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Holmes

The Lumias are supposed to be budget phones, not top-of-the-line phones like those a year ago.

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Skype brings cross-platform video to Android

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Linux

Yawn...

Maemo on N900 had Skype integrated video chat and Google Talk since its release on Nov. 2009.

Android is late to the party, but welcomed regardless...

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Google intros video chat on Android

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N900

or Maemo5 on N900 launched with Google Video Chat support built-in, as well as Skype's, in Oct. 2009.

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US proposes online IDs for Americans

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Big Brother

Choice

Except that I can choose not to use Google. I wish I could choose a different government...

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Visa goes all P2P in US

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Big Brother

Cash gone

Also, don't forget about implanted RFID tags, already being tried in several countries (ie. Mexico).

The end of cash is also the end of anonymity. Frightening, indeed.

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