* Posts by ed 22

11 posts • joined 14 Dec 2009

Neuroscientist used brainhack. It's super effective! Oh, and disturbingly easy

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Re: Let them dopamine themselves to death

This may be a major step in evolution (biologicial vice AI) At least as a social organism, we may have to control this to maintain our society.

Speaking in Tech: Rock your body now, Java's back...All Right!

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Java - the popularity of it, may be partly dependent upon the Oracle upkeep and their slowness in releasing new updates.

Hurrah! Windfarms produce whopping one per cent of EU energy

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electric cars - not possible

(Man was not meant to fly)

Windows 8: Thrown into a multi-tasking mosh pit

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Mushroom

Re: "multitasker," "power user," or "content creator"

Parental Units++

New patent will give iPhone screen interactive 3D

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Alien

so f'in correct

but freakin cool nonetheless

HP to 'spinoff PC biz'

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FAIL

Un-Fioniazed?

So HP has finally undone all the injuries of the past 10 years? Oy DEC I still miss the Alpha's. Fail - M&A is just money for lawyers and bankers.

Interview: Jailbroken iPhones a vector rather than a vulnerability

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FAIL

OH NOES! An EVIL LINUX COMPUTER is on our network!

Yeah in 90% of the 'corporate' environments no one could install a min factor or even smaller in to the network and set up their own open wireless access point.

/snark, for those new to the real world.

Epic fails

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Flame

Hear Hear.

The less the management knows, the more they like to cut what they don't/can't understand. "If I don't understand why a firewall/documentation/change mgmt/ is important, it can't be important.

Microsoft wants pacemaker password tattoos

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Boffin

Blue face of death

obviously

Drought effect on rainforests is negligible

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Up is Down, Brown is Green (with apologies to Orwell)

A study in 2007 showed that the forest gets greener when it rains less. A new study, by Samanta et al. in Geophysical Research Letters shows that the earlier work was flawed.

http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2010/03/up-is-down-brown-is-green-with-apologies-to-orwell/

Plough gives birth to sextuplets

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Thumb Up

"The City and the Stars"

Arthur Clark, depicted a six star system. WoW, that'll drive a supercomputer crazy figuring out orbits/periodicity.

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