Too many people are getting shot by Ex Army Nutters who are tripping the fuck out but seem to still be able to shoot perfectly straight.
In Neuromancer, there's this guy called corto who has basically had his brain hacked, he fell of the rails in some Nam type disaster, and was picked up by the research medical people, pronounced a writeoff, and so they chipped him. In the plot of Neuromancer, 1980s book, Wintermute, a rogue artificial intelligence has…
A countless number of people are damaged by quinolone (Cipro, Levaquin, Floxin, Noroxin, etc.) antibiotics each year, yet nearly all those damaged remain undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. Some are diagnosed as having fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid diseases, myositis, diverse heart problems or neuropathies of every kind. Thousands of people become severely crippled for years or permanently after taking a quinolone antibiotic for minor infections. Quinolone antibiotics are toxic from the… Continue
Added by bishopdante on November 14, 2010 at 11:00 —
Who should your computer take its orders from? Most people think their computers should obey them, not obey someone else. With a plan they call “trusted computing”, large media corporations (including the movie companies and record companies), together with computer companies such as Microsoft and Intel, are planning to make your computer obey them instead of you.… Continue
Added by bishopdante on November 14, 2010 at 2:37 —
Wrap rage, also called package rage, is the common name for heightened levels of anger and frustration resulting from the inability to open hard-to-remove packaging, particularly plastic blister packs and clamshells. Consumers suffer thousands of injuries per year, such as cut fingers and sprained wrists, from tools used to open packages and from the packaging itself. Some companies have come up with solutions to improve frustrating and potentially dangerous packaging.
Added by bishopdante on November 14, 2010 at 2:29 —
"We're looking at YouTube, which carries some unique and honest-to-goodness intelligence," said Doug Naquin, director of the DNI Open Source Center (OSC) at CIA headquarters. "We're looking at chat rooms and things that didn't exist five years ago, and trying to stay ahead."
Added by bishopdante on November 11, 2010 at 7:11 —
A team of researchers at the University of Washington and the University of California San Diego have determined that, with prior physical access to your car's ECU, it is possible to wirelessly "adversarially control a wide range of automotive functions and completely ignore driver input -- including disabling the brakes, selectively braking individual wheels on demand, stopping the engine, etc." For example, the team was able to connect a computer to a car's ODB-II port, access that computer… Continue
Added by bishopdante on November 11, 2010 at 3:00 —
His first political participations were as a university student, when he became a student representative at the University of Chile's Student Union. In 1959 Letelier joined the Chilean Socialist Party (PS). In 1971 President Allende appointed him ambassador to the United States because he had some unique leadership qualities rare among Latin American socialists of the time:… Continue
Added by bishopdante on November 11, 2010 at 2:30 —
MI 1 (code breaking)
MI 2 (geographic info)
MI 3 (geographic info)
MI 4 (maps and aerial photos)
MI 5 (counter intelligence)
MI 6 (–––) MI 7 (propaganda)
MI 8 (signals intelligence)
MI 9 (resistance aid)
MI 10 (technical analysis)
MI 11 (military security)
MI 12 (censorship)
MI 14 (Germany desk)
MI 15… Continue
Added by bishopdante on November 10, 2010 at 6:30 —
In the fairy tales of medieval Europe, vagrants & beggars would cast curses on anyone who was insulting or stingy towards them. Witches would beg door-to-door for "milk, yeast, drink, pottage" in England. In some East Asian countries, vagrants are still revered and feared, believed to possess semi-religious spiritual powers.
(1) Every one commits vagrancy who
(a) supports himself in whole or in part by gaming or crime and has no… Continue
Added by bishopdante on November 10, 2010 at 3:30 —