Microsoft Let NSA Spooks 'Enhance' Windows 7 →
mikehudack: spytap: evangotlib: biteofpythias: We’re the NSA. And windows 7 was our idea. Fuck man…I almost can’t even get angry anymore. Of course this happened, and the reasons behind why the NSA would want what I’m immediately interpreting as “backdoor access” to Windows 7 are too numerous to count here. Could it be a generous move by the NSA to help Windows 7 enhance security? I...
I reminded them that the Robinson transmission was designed to go 2200 hours...– Philip Greenspun’s Weblog » A day at the airport
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“In a properly functioning capitalist economy,... →
A lot of people are probably like, “No way, I’m not turning myself into a...– Jake Lodwick’s Blog | Intel: Chips in brains will control computers by 2020 (Computerworld.com)
givemesomethingtoread: Before it became the New World, the Western Hemisphere was vastly more populous and sophisticated than has been thought—an altogether more salubrious place to live at the time than, say, Europe. New evidence of both the extent of the population and its agricultural advancement leads to a remarkable conjecture: the Amazon rain forest may be largely a human artifact ...
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Rule-of-law extremism engulfs primitive Eastern... →
ronmarks: BY GLENN GREENWALD (updated below) Lithuania is currently embroiled in a bizarre and deeply confusing political controversy which reveals what happens when a country becomes gripped by extremist ideologies. Evidence has emerged that Lithuanian intelligence agencies allowed secret CIA prisons to be maintained in their country during the Bush era. Just because such prisons would be...
What information consumes is rather obvious: It consumes the attention of its...– Herbert A. Simon, 1971 Possibly the most concise description of our modern struggle. (via designtumblelog) (via delayprocrastinate) TUMBLR is currently my dilemma. (via anin) (via libraryland) (via ronmarks)
Not only do dolphins recognise their mirror images, but they can also watch TV....– Why dolphins are deep thinkers | Science | The Guardian tv is saved! after we stop they will generate nielsen ratings!
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