Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Submission Summary: 0 pending, 2 declined, 0 accepted (2 total, 0.00% accepted)

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Politics

+ - Digital Manipulation of Birth Certificate Shown->

Submitted by
samcan
samcan writes "I really thought with President Obama's release of his long-form birth certificate, this "birther" nonsense was finally over. However, orangegold1 has put together a video showing how the PDF provided by the White House (http://whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rss_viewer/birth-certificate-long-form.pdf), when imported into Illustrator, is actually composed of layers, which reveal digital tampering. While I don't have Illustrator, I was also able to pull apart the PDF using Inkscape. Is there some right-wing conspiracy I'm missing?"
Link to Original Source
Operating Systems

+ - Linux Mint Asks Israelis to Stop Using Distro-> 1

Submitted by samcan
samcan (1349105) writes "As noted by a LinuxHaxor post about the original post: (which has since been moved and edited)

[L]ead maintainer of ... Linux Mint, made a blog post on the official Linux Mint blog (the post was moved since and the original message heavily edited) asking people from Israel and sympathizers of their cause to not only stop giving donation to Linux Mint but also to stop using Linux Mint altogether.

LinuxHaxor notes that there were over 300 comments to the original post, which I cannot find now."
Link to Original Source

The universe is an island, surrounded by whatever it is that surrounds universes.

Working...