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Comment: Interactive (Score 2) 698

I would make several videos on the each subject with decision trees. You stated your wife is technology minded. She should be able to craft them into an interactive video format. e.g. the old books with a "Yes, turn to page x or No, turn to page y". Love them both much as possible while you can.

+ - Breaking into Smart TV surveillance my be deemed a felony->

Submitted by eedwardsjr
eedwardsjr (1327857) writes "Smart TV providers may try to use the DCMA to label anti-surveillance actions a felony. From the article.

Samsung’s privacy policy raised concerns with privacy activists who spotlighted the warning: “Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party through your use of Voice Recognition.” Now there are concerns that tinkering with the software by tech-savvy customers may run afoul of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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+ - Magnetic Field Flip Earlier Than Thought->

Submitted by eedwardsjr
eedwardsjr (1327857) writes "From Metro UK:

Berkeley scientists say that the Earth’s magnetic field can weaken and dip within just 100 years, before flipping so that compasses point south – an event they admit could wreck the entire world’s power grid and expose the world to deadly cosmic rays.

Earth’s magnetic field is weakening 10 times faster than normal at present, leading geophysicists to predict a flip within a few thousand years – but Discovery news says that could understimate [sic] the speed of the change."

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