Scientists at Aberystwyth University have nominated a humanoid robot to carry the Olympic Flame as part of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. Picture via Wikipedia.
Anonymous Analytics, a faction of Anonymous has moved the issue of transparency from the political level to the corporate level. To this end, we use our unique skill sets to expose companies that practice poor corporate governance and are involved in large-scale fraudulent activities. Anonymous Analytics Anonymous Correctly Predict The De-listing $1B Company FT Interview with Anonymous...
According to Brigadier-General Mohammad Hasan Nami, head of the armed forces’...– Iran set to launch Google Earth rival | Ogle Earth
Given that over 40 percent of the world’s tin and around 60 per cent of the...– Unwatchable | Is your phone rape free?
To make Strip, Richter digitally mirrored/extruded vertical slices of an abstract painting greg.org: the making of: Gerhard Richter Strip Show
While data centres usually take up to two years to design and build, Colt’s boxes take four months from commissioning to on-site completion. The components will be sourced from around the UK and assembled at a factory in Tyne and Wear, where they will be tested before being loaded on to ships for transportation. Colt is not supplying the computer servers or the fibre-optic cables,...
Naomi Does Iraq - report from a dancer entertaining British troops in warzones. Part of Combined Services Entertainment (CSE), discovered via this article at the Guardian about Tim Westwood being attacked by dogs.
… and then this comes along, and it’s all back on again: ITV use fake videogame footage, claim its authentic IRA video shooting down chopper (by jordan8445, via Dan W.) UPDATE: Original video removed but you can still read the story in the Guardian, which has this picture:
We were at the Chaos Computer Club early this year and we put a little plug into the wall where we put a small router inside. Our goal was really simple, to go into the Berlin congress centre with thousands of hackers and put the thing into the wall and see how long it would last without anybody noticing. We expected it would last a few hours but it was there for the entire conference....
Iranian National UAV Competition | sUAS News
Chile selects HyperStealth Fractical Omni Pattern Camouflage for their Air Force Personnel
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For those who do not know, 747’s are big flying Unix hosts. At the time,...– FACT CHECK: SCADA Systems Are Online Now
I think technology exercises a charity upon which we have not yet reflected....– Glenn Gould (via Steve, Russell)
Imagine a garment that can fuzz out a weary traveler’s privates just enough to let him or her retain meager shreds of dignity — without interfering with airport security! Privates Underwear - Betabrand
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Online gamers have achieved a feat beyond the realm of Second Life or Dungeons...– Online gamers crack AIDS enzyme puzzle - Yahoo! News
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