donthackmebro writes: The Toronto Star mentions this story of a police volunteer on whose computer child porn was found. The defendant insists they were placed on his computer by some 'hacker' (I know, his word not mine). It reflects the dangers of bad online security, you have more than your files and OS to lose.
Ghazan Haider writes: An athlete has been barred from competing in the Beijing Olympics with able-bodied runners because his blade prosthetics allow him to run faster and on less energy (at least when he reaches a certain stride). Do we already have borgs superior to regular humans?
mnmn writes: "Motorola has released a RAZR replacement that runs on Linux and is purported to be cheaper than $50 in the future. It uses E-Ink technology, has great battery life and is not available in North America. Do we really have to import/smuggle everything that is cool and bleeding edge?"
mnmn writes: "The technology to cloak objects is getting closer, and seems technically sound. This goes straight at the top along with the invisible glasses for my Christmas (or Eid) shopping list. Is this for real?"