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Comment: Re:The old fashioned way (Score 1) 970

by gr3kgr33n (#30317760) Attached to: What Do You Do When Printers Cost Less Than Ink?
dr00g911, do you recall what Clemenceau once said about war?

He said war was too important to be left to the generals. When he said that, almost 100 years ago, he might have been right. But today, war is too important to be left to corporations. They have neither the time, the training, nor the inclination for strategic thought. I can no longer sit back and allow Corporate infiltration, Corporate indoctrination, Corporate subversion and the international Corporate conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids.

Comment: Re:just bad (Score 2, Informative) 112

by gr3kgr33n (#30311136) Attached to: Brain-Control Gaming Headset Launching Dec. 21
This is a VERY old diagram. It shows how the design was intended 3 years ago.

If your going to cite diagrams, use one from the actual product. http://audivolv.com/emotivEpocMindReadingHelmet.jpg

As for previous comments on "conductive goo", the emotive epoc uses felt pads with a saline solution for conductivity. If you will notice, the owner and lead researchers are both women with thick, long hair and they have no problems using the device.

Linux support is in the works (Read: Drivers are under development); however, since their target is gamers, this is not their priority at the moment.

Steve Jobs Issues Update On His Health 320

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the can't-believe-this-is-news dept.
i4u writes "Rumors about Steve Jobs' health have been flying high again after Apple announced that he will not be holding the keynote at the Macworld 2009. Today Steve Jobs issued a letter with a rather personal update on why he was losing weight in 2008. The reason for losing weight in 2008 is a hormone imbalance that has been reducing proteins. The remedy for this nutritional problem is relatively simple and straightforward according to Jobs. Steve and his doctors predict that he will have normal weight again by Spring. So stop the rumors and enjoy Macworld 2009."
Government

+ - British Village Requests Removal from GPS Maps-> 6

Submitted by
longacre
longacre writes "The tiny village of Barrow Gurney, England has asked GPS map publisher Tele Atlas to remove them from the company's maps. The reason: truck drivers using GPS navigation devices are being directed to drive through the town despite the roads being too narrow for sidewalks, and causing numerous accidents. At the root of the problem lies the fact that the navigation maps used by trucks are the same as those used by passenger cars, which don't contain data on road width or no truck zones. Tele Atlas says they will release truck-appropriate databases at some point, but until then they advise local governments to make use of a technology dating back to the Romans: road signs."
Link to Original Source
Media (Apple)

+ - Klausner sues iPhone for $360M over voicemail

Submitted by Stony Stevenson
Stony Stevenson (954022) writes "Klausner Technologies said on Monday the company had filed a $360 million suit against Apple and AT&T over voicemail patents that Klausner claims the Apple iPhone infringes. New York-based Klausner said the lawsuit also names Comcast, Cablevision Systems and eBay's Skype as infringing its patent for "visual voicemail." The plaintiff seeks an additional US$300 million from the three. The suit alleges asserts that the defendants' Internet-based voicemail products and services violate a Klausner patent. It seeks damages and future royalties estimated at $300 million, according to the press release."
Spam

Journal: Unsubscribe from Amazon.com newsletter , the Grayhat Way

Journal by gr3kgr33n
Recently I bought some products from Amazon.com as many others have done. While filling out my new account information, I opted out of their promotional mailings.

Shortly after receiving my order without any problems or delays, I started receiving their promotional emails. I followed the instructions in the spam to unsubscribe under the assumption Amazon.com would honnor my requests.
It's funny.  Laugh.

Journal: Slashdot Yahoo Conspiracy 1

Journal by gr3kgr33n
Excerpt from JavaScript used on Slashdot:

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Censorship

Censoring a Number 1046

Posted by kdawson
from the you-can't-copyright-that dept.
Rudd-O writes "Months after successful discovery of the HD-DVD processing key, an unprecedented campaign of censorship, in the form of DMCA takedown notices by the MPAA, has hit the Net. For example Spooky Action at a Distance was killed. More disturbingly, my story got Dugg twice, with the second wave hitting 15,500 votes, and today I found out it had simply disappeared from Digg. How long until the long arm of the MPAA gets to my own site (run in Ecuador) and the rest of them holding the processing key? How long will we let rampant censorship go on, in the name of economic interest?" How long before the magic 16-hex-pairs number shows up in a comment here?
Security

+ - Sen McCain's MySpace page gets hacked

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?com mand=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9014483&intsrc=hm_ list Visitors to Sen. John McCain's MySpace page were likely surprised today by a statement that the Senator has reversed his position on gay marriage and "come out in full support of gay marriage ... particularly marriage between passionate females." Most won't be surprised that the statement was apparently posted as a prank. The co-founder of an online news site, who said he designed the MySpace template used for McCain's page, claimed responsibility for changing the site . Mike Davidson, cofounder of Newsvine, said on his Web site that he commandeered the MySpace page because McCain's office used a design template of his without providing him credit. Davidson also said his imagery was used on the page and his server is used serve up McCain's MySpace images."
Google

+ - Second Google Desktop vulnerability uncovered

Submitted by
zakkie
zakkie writes "According to InfoWorld, Google's Desktop indexing engine is vulnerable to an exploit (the second such flaw to be found) that could allow crackers to read files or execute code. By exploiting a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on Google.com, an attacker can grab all the data off a Google Desktop. Google is said to be "investigating"."

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