Tuesday, June 05, 2012

A vegetable garden that doesn't require sunshine or rain? Definitely a gardening...



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A vegetable garden that doesn't require sunshine or rain? Definitely a gardening gadget straight from The Jetsons.

See more:
http://www.brit.co/living/the-nano-garden-lets-you-grow-veggies-right-in-your-kitchen/

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Friday, June 01, 2012

There was Nuclear Warfare in the past, now the future is going to be all Technological...



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There was Nuclear Warfare in the past, now the future is going to be all Technological Warfare. Interesting world we live in, Governments creating deadly computer viruses while we the citizens are being the drones that are fueling it.

Other countries will now think this is an act of war, this is terrifying :( Perhaps I am watching too much Fringe ...


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Stuxnet was never meant to propagate in the wild.

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Thursday, May 31, 2012



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If you have kids or kids in your extended family this is a great program to show...



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If you have kids or kids in your extended family this is a great program to show parents and teachers how to make use of all the online safety tools


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Google SA to launch online child safety initiative | memeburn
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Support this initiative to save water in SA



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Support this initiative to save water in SA..

Only 300 shares needed until the tap is completely closed! Come on guys. Help #closethetap on http://closethetap.com/


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Close the Tap
Connected to social media, this running tap will tighten a little bit with every post, completely closing when we reach 10 000. Spread the word.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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Communicate with coffee! The Textspresso prints any SMS you like directly from an...



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Communicate with coffee! The Textspresso prints any SMS you like directly from an Android phone.

More quirky finds from this week's BritList:
http://www.brit.co/living/the-britlist-an-8-bit-fireplace-dish-racks-that-water-plants-more/

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Monday, May 28, 2012

I'm glad that in South Africa, we have a balanced view when it comes to freedom,...

I'm glad that in South Africa, we have a balanced view when it comes to freedom, rather than merely accepting the western view in which freedom comes without consequence or measure (accept when the get-out-of-jail terrorism card is used that is). We in South Africa have freedom where it matters most, and where it doesn't come at the expense of others dignity, like freedom of religion. Freedoms which don't exist in western places like France.

However, I would have preferred that the take down was as a result of people expressing their views with their buying power rather than political or violent pressure. I stopped paying attention to any of Ferial's media with the cartoons that insulted my prophet and am glad with that choice after this spear debacle.

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COLUMN by City Press editor Ferial Haffajee


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The Spear is down – out of care and fear
The Spear is down. Out of care and as an olive branch to play a small role in helping turn around a tough moment, I have decided to take down the image.

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Friday, May 25, 2012

W00p!

W00p!

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SKA to be built in SA, Australia
Australia and South Africa will share the location for the world's most powerful radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array's scientific consortium has announced.

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

We are expecting some kind of announcement from the SKA Organisation tomorrow at...



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We are expecting some kind of announcement from the SKA Organisation tomorrow at ±13h00 RSA time. A press statement will be released on http://www.skatelescope.org/


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SKA

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The combined Sowertech / +Enerweb team with +Nathi Tshabalala, +Marius Kruger and...



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The combined Sowertech / +Enerweb team with +Nathi Tshabalala, +Marius Kruger and Lawrence Matjeni won the House4Hack organised African Utility Week Water Hackathon. +Nathi Tshabalala won the Galaxy Note sponsored by MTN (thanks +Yusuf Kaka). Well done guys!


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Water Hackathon | House 4 Hack
The event. This was amazing – despite it being freezing in the venue (Jacques even went home to get a small heater!), everyone stayed right to the end! During the day the teams worked amazingly well t...

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Wow



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Wow... that is amazing!

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Saturday, May 19, 2012

A former agent of the CIA has revealed that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has died...



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A former agent of the CIA has revealed that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has died of natural causes five years before the US announced his death.


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A former CIA agent says that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden died of natural causes.

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Apple Sucks

There I said it. It's taken months to try and sign up to the developer program and I'm still nowhere. They insist that legal documents have to be faxed through and the feedback is automated and slow. And the contact us page, in which one is expected to list their country of origin has every freaking country and region, EXCEPT for Africa?? Everyone on this continent is just meant to select other! What an insult.

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Monday, May 14, 2012

I'm thinking twice about my Wifi hotspot at home


http://www.it-online.co.za/?p=57569?utm_source=dailymailer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=article


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School WiFi puts kids at risk | IT-Online
A trend to introduce wirelessly-networked tablet computers in South African schools could be endangering the health of the children they aim to benefit. The Electromagnetic Radiation Research Foundati...

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Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Why so little condemnation of Israel's extremism?
Thaer Halahleh wrote a letter to his wife Shireen from an Israeli jail in February: "My detention has been renewed seven times and they still haven't charged me. I can't take it any more." Then the 34...

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Surprising news



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Surprising news. At first I thought it is a hoax.


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George W. Bush, Dick Cheney Convicted Of War Crimes
This past Friday, a five panel tribunal delivered a unanimous guilty verdict after a week long trial that, unsurprisingly, was not covered by American media.

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Friday, May 11, 2012

"The problem with quotes on the Internet is

that it is hard to verify their authenticity"
- Abraham Lincoln


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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Thanks to +Toby Kurien for reminding me of this great initiative, which needs more...



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Thanks to +Toby Kurien for reminding me of this great initiative, which needs more support in SA. Tell your friends.


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South Africa Crime Map
South Africa Crime Map is for the mapping of crime information in South Africa. The aim of the site is to provide a source of information about crime, as well as a place for users of the site to repor...

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Friday, April 27, 2012

The illusion of choice



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The illusion of choice

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Hi there! I have a question about paint shop pro equivalent for mac? #question

Hi there! I have a question about paint shop pro equivalent for mac? #question

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Just how small is an atom? | Video on TED.com
TED Talks Just how small are atoms? Really, really, really small. This fast-paced animation from uses metaphors (imagine a blueberry the size of a football stadium!) to give a visceral sense of just ...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012


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Google Drive
Access everywhere. Google Drive is everywhere you are—on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go. So wherever you are, your stuff is just...there. Ready to go, ready to share. Get started w...

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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Turkish Masjid, Midrand, South Africa

Turkish Masjid, Midrand, South Africa

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Turkish Masjid, Midrand, South Africa

Turkish Masjid, Midrand, South Africa

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Turkish Masjid, Midrand, South Africa

Turkish Masjid, Midrand, South Africa

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Turkish Masjid, Midrand, South Africa

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Good news for my Male friends!! Thought you should know that the book,



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Good news for my Male friends!! Thought you should know that the book,
"Understanding Women" is now out in paperback.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Left Brain vs Right Brain



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Left Brain vs Right Brain

» Left Brain:
I am a scientist. A mathematician. I love the familiar. I categorize. I am accurate. Linear. Analytical. Strategic. I am practical. Always in control. A masters of words and language. Realistic. I calculate equations and play with numbers. I am order. I am logic. I know exactly who I am.

» Right Brain:
I am creativity. A free spirit. I am passion. Yearning. Sensuality. I am the sound of roaring laughter. I am taste. The feeling of sand beneath bare feet. I am movement. Vivid colors. I am the urge to paint on empty canvas. I am boundless imagination. Art. Poetry. I sense. I feel. I am everything I wanted to be.

Do you have a dominant side to your brain or do you have a good mix of both? I feel there is always one side which stands out for everyone.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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A really interesting overview of the various religious beliefs, their sizes and relationships...



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A really interesting overview of the various religious beliefs, their sizes and relationships with each other. Some surprises in here. Some are a lot smaller than I thought.


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With the "world's largest" gathering of atheists this weekend in Washington, D.C., the National Post's graphics department takes a look at how the world's religions break down.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Tsunami alert!

Tsunami alert!

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Tsunami warning and travel path from earthquake that happened in the Indian Ocean this morning.
Below is also a satellite image a couple hours before Indonesian earthquake.
South-Africa, Durban arrival is around 6-7pm tonight. Note: Epicenter is over 7,000kms away so effects should be small.

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Is anyone using this? https://squareup.com/pay-with-square

Is anyone using this? https://squareup.com/pay-with-square


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Pay with Square using your mobile phone
Pay effortlessly with Square. Turn your iPhone or Android into a mobile wallet to easily pay your favorite merchants.

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If you haven't made the leap to Dropbox yet, here's a reminder to give it...

If you haven't made the leap to Dropbox yet, here's a reminder to give it a shot: http://db.tt/3waZediB


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You're invited to join Dropbox! Bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere!
Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones, and even the Dropbox website.

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Saturday, April 07, 2012



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by chicalookate on etsy

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Thursday, April 05, 2012

#lol #projectglass



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#lol #projectglass

Google Glasses - How it could go wrong

This hilarious video does actually raise a good point against Google Glasses and it would be interesting to know how such technology will not lead to accidents like these? Any opinions on this from +Project Glass are most welcome.

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This is going to be the greatest thing since touch screen tech!


My feature requests:
1) Augmented reality -
1.1) Must be able to look at my empty palm and have a virtual android device appear in my hand that I can interact with.
1.2) Must be able to navigate using Google Navigate with the correct path highlighted green and with distance check like iOnroad.
2) 3D - The glasses must enrich my handset display by serving as 3D glasses.

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We think technology should work for you—to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don’t.

A group of us from Google[x] started Project Glass to build this kind of technology, one that helps you explore and share your world, putting you back in the moment. We’re sharing this information now because we want to start a conversation and learn from your valuable input. So we took a few design photos to show what this technology could look like and created a video to demonstrate what it might enable you to do.

Please follow along as we share some of our ideas and stories. We’d love to hear yours, too. What would you like to see from Project Glass?

+Babak Parviz +Steve Lee +Sebastian Thrun

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Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Replicate installed packages on an Ubuntu machine to another:



Backup installed package list on current machine
dpkg --get-selections > selections.txt

move selections.txt to the new machine Set package list on new machine and install packages
dpkg --set-selections < selections.txt
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

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Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Anyone?

Anyone?


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IMSI on the Windows Phone 7 platform?
Is there a way to retrieve IMSI on the Windows Phone 7 platform? Regards, Yusuf

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~ Nedbank sucks

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Friday, March 30, 2012

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Got it!

Got it!

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I'll post the answer in the comments within a few days. Don't spoil it for everyone else!

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I'm amazed at the production value on this parody ad!



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I'm amazed at the production value on this parody ad!

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Wow, interesting how the tussle between the FBI and CIA to listen in on all calls...

Wow, interesting how the tussle between the FBI and CIA to listen in on all calls is just mentioned as a matter of fact. As if its understandable that the US has the right to eavesdrop on the citizens of another country, when it should be right for them to listen in on their own citizens. Weird world we live in?

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"The US government shut down a series of court cases arising from a multimillion pound business dispute in order to conceal evidence of a damning intelligence failure shortly before the 9/11 attacks, MPs were told.

Moreover, the UK government is now seeking similar powers that could be used to prevent evidence of illegal acts and embarrassing failures from emerging in court, David Davis, the former shadow home secretary, told the Commons."


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US acted to conceal evidence of intelligence failure before 9/11
Operation Foxden, delayed by turf war between the FBI and the CIA, given green light three days before the al-Qaida attacks

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

"A mechanism for memory encoding has now been found."



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"A mechanism for memory encoding has now been found."

Research team posits theory that memory could be encoded in the 3 dimensional structure of the neuron cell.

"Memory is attributed to strengthened synaptic connections among particular brain neurons, yet synaptic membrane components are transient, whereas memories can endure. This suggests synaptic information is encoded and ‘hard-wired’ elsewhere, e.g. at molecular levels within the post-synaptic neuron."

"The team looked into structures at the cytoskeletal level of brain structure. They found components that fit together and were capable of creating the information processing and storage capacity that the brain needs to form and retain memory."

Microtubules fill the interiors of our brain's neurons, especially in axons and dendrites where most of the activity takes place. We undertook to find out if this similarity is accidental or not. This led to the generation of a very accurate computational model of the interaction between CaMKII and microtubules. It looks to us that a mechanism for memory encoding has now been found.

The cytoskeleton (also CSK) is a cellular "scaffolding" or "skeleton" contained within a cell's cytoplasm and is made out of protein. The cytoskeleton is present in all cells; it was once thought to be unique to eukaryotes, but recent research has identified the prokaryotic cytoskeleton.

Cytoskeleton Microtubules
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Btub.jpg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cytoskeleton#Microtubules

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-03-memories-encoded-brains.html

Figures from their paper:
https://plus.google.com/109667384864782087641/posts/BSgTpqrFeoa

Their paper:
http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002421

The team:

Stuart Hameroff
Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychology, Center for Consciousness Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Travis J. A. Craddock
Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Jack A. Tuszynski
Department of Experimental Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Canada

This may also eventually lead to a better understanding of the mechanism behind Alzheimer's disease and it's progression:

"Another paper has been just accepted for publication, based on our collaboration with University of Arizona, Harvard and Boston University, where we propose a molecular mechanism of Alzheimer’s disease progression."

And finally there's another paper related to anesthetic molecules blocking the brian's microtubules:

"A third paper in this series stemming from Travis Craddock’s PhD thesis discusses the effects of anesthetic molecules on memory blockage in brain’s microtubules."

This is another paper I found from 2010 or so from the same group:

“MEMORY BYTES” — MOLECULAR MATCH FOR CaMKII PHOSPHORYLATION ENCODING OF MICROTUBULE LATTICES
http://www.quantumconsciousness.org/documents/membytespublished.pdf

All about microtubules:
https://plus.google.com/109667384864782087641/posts/ASco6RXSCjU
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Gravity 0wned.

Gravity 0wned.

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This'll be a motivational poster soon...

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Getting ZoneMinder ( http://www.zoneminder.com/ ) to work with Philips 900NC webcam...

Getting ZoneMinder ( http://www.zoneminder.com/ ) to work with Philips 900NC webcam on Ubuntu requires some tweaking:

echo 134217728 >/proc/sys/kernel/shmall && echo 134217728 >/proc/sys/kernel/shmmax

Add:

kernel.shmall = 167772160
kernel.shmmax = 167772160
to /etc/sysctl.conf
sudo chmod 666 /dev/video0

Maximum FPS 15
NTSC M
YUV420
640x480


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ZoneMinder is a free video camera security application suite, designed for low cost DIY video security including commercial or home CCTV, theft prevention and child or family member monitoring includi...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Looking for creative Engineers to help inspire in the Innovation Area

See http://mtn.io/innovater


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The purpose of the job is to assist with fulfilment of the overall MTN innovation strategy by conducting research and development (prototyping) of the new solutions. The candidate will use their devel...

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Interesting, he left Google because the Innovative culture is being driven out by...

Interesting, he left Google because the Innovative culture is being driven out by the usual corporate mentality. But why Microsoft? Are they any better?

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jw_on_tech/archive/2012/03/13/why-i-left-google.aspx


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This blog is the original work of James Whittaker and contains his rants and insights about the web, engineering practices, software testing and other predictions about the future of technology.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

wow!!



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wow!!
A small company called ChamTech Operations based in Utah has developed a nanoparticle mix that can be sprayed on any vertical object—like a tree—and make that object act as a high-powered antenna.
Video in link:


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Spray-on Nanoparticle Mix Turns Trees Into Antennas - IEEE Spectrum
The spray-on antennas also extend the range of existing antennas by 100x

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http://mybroadband.co.za/news/cellular/45590-free-smses-from-gmail-in-sa.html

http://mybroadband.co.za/news/cellular/45590-free-smses-from-gmail-in-sa.html


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Free SMSes from Gmail in SA « Cellular « MyBroadband Tech and IT News
South African users report they are now able to use Gmail’s free SMS feature

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Monday, March 12, 2012

I can't wait!

I can't wait!

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A Sneak Peak At Possible Google Glasses Tech
We know that they’re coming and that they may even become available by the year’s end, but we have yet to get a glimpse of them. Not to disappoint you, but that last bit still holds true. However, check this out. It’s the Lumus OE-31 and it just may be the same tech to grace the yet to be unveiled Google Glasses. The OE-31 is an add on image layer touting a 640×360 resolution. Check out these videos to see it in action, and from a first person perspective too!
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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Interesting, anyone else come across this? Anyone from SA a member?

Interesting, anyone else come across this? Anyone from SA a member?


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Application Developers Alliance
About · Mission · Value · Join · Privacy · Staff · Contact Us · Services · The Alliance Network · Educational Programs · Discounted Cloud Solutions · Industry Research · Device Testing Labs · Policy P...

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Friday, March 09, 2012

This Mindblowing Photo of a World Map In a Water Drop Is Real



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This Mindblowing Photo of a World Map In a Water Drop Is Real
(photo réalisée sans trucages !)

You may think that this image recently posted on Reddit is a 3D rendering or some Photoshop trickery, but it's a real photo. A refraction of a world map through a water drop.

It was taken by Markus Reugels, who is an expert on capturing liquids in an awesome way, using a special rig created by himself. He spends weeks in creating images like these, taking about five hundred pictures before obtaining a couple of perfect images. [Flickr, Edemiya and Daily Mail via Reddit]
Source : http://gizmodo.com/5872456/this-mindblowing-photo-of-a-world-map-in-a-water-drop-is-real

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1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price

Sure, there are plenty of apps you can use in education. Apple has a whole category dedicated to education in the App store. But how do you really know which ones are worth downloading, or possibly even paying for?

TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) regularly tests available apps and recommends apps that teachers may be using.The list is organized in Google Docs by subject area and free apps are color coded in white.

To View The TCEA-Recommended iPad Apps ► goo.gl/tdsKj
The List for just Interactive Books ► goo.gl/J2vQ7

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Awesome video! Really worth watching!! Last Monday, 30 Dolphins stranded at Arraial...



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Awesome video! Really worth watching!! Last Monday, 30 Dolphins stranded at Arraial do Cabo, Brazil and were quickly saved by local people at the beach.

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Monday, March 05, 2012

Scientists to Build a Virtual Brain Henry Markram



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Scientists to Build a Virtual Brain Henry Markram

A team of Swiss researchers believe they can build a virtual human brain using advances made by neuroscience over the last decade, from modelling the structures of ion channels to the mechanisms of conscious decision-making. "First the scientists must decide on the volume of brain tissue to construct, and, second, they must distribute mathematical models of neurons throughout this volume in a manner consistent with experimental data from real human brains." The project is currently awaiting $1.3 billion from a European science fund.

The plan is controversial, some scientists do not think the plan will work. Others believe that dealing with a virtual brain will prove just as complex and mysterious as working with a real one. Still, the Swiss team envisions a computer that will learn and gradually develop more complex cognitive abilities just like a human brain. If the project gets the go-ahead, researchers have promised to publish the code used to program the brain, meaning limitless experiments could be run on the software, testing virtual drugs against the debilitating diseases that affect the mind.

Article Live Science: http://goo.gl/5F1ua

Below from a TEDTalk from 2009 Henry Markram speaks to the basics of the plans for a supercomputer that models all the brain's 100,000,000,000,000 synapses. (16:49)

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Saturday, March 03, 2012

Admit it, you're singing it right? :D



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Admit it, you're singing it right? :D

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Friday, March 02, 2012

The plot thickens...

The plot thickens...

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Seriously what the hell is wrong with Merikans sticking their fucking noses in someone elses business because of their own political shit-holes they find themselves in.

It is business. Finish and klaar. Plus this pull out will mean a huge financial loss for a shit-load of poor black people in this country whose life savings are plowed into a special purpose investment vehicle in MTN.

So dear Mark Wallace this is not the US, and neither is Iran: Go fuck yourself or pay in the cash you half-witted troglodyte activist. Maybe all companies should pull out of the US seeing that US spies on its own citizens etc as well, pisses on human rights and invaded enough countries to make Iran look like a bunch of peace loving tree huggers.

No "your freedom is not hated" , it is your bullshit attitude and self-centred bullying.


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TED 2012 Favorites: Robots that fly...and cooperate



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TED 2012 Favorites: Robots that fly...and cooperate

I found this TED talk to be impressive not only in terms of the technology being demonstrated (amazing "news from the future") but also as a masterpiece of teaching. Vijay Kumar doesn't just give a stunning demo of his cooperative flying robots, but also explains how they work. It's a masterpiece of teaching. This is a model TED talk.

http://www.ted.com/talks/vijay_kumar_robots_that_fly_and_cooperate.html

As more of the videos from this year's TED go up, I will share the talks that I found most compelling.


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TED Talks In his lab at Penn, Vijay Kumar and his team build flying quadrotors, small, agile robots that swarm, sense each other, and form ad hoc teams -- for construction, surveying disasters and far...

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Crazy concept of what an iPad could become one day



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Crazy concept of what an iPad could become one day...

iPad 3 Concept Features

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Venting



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Venting.

I don't think I can talk about "security" people without cursing, so you might want to avert your eyes now.

I gave OpenSUSE a try, because it worked so well at install-time on the Macbook Air, but I have to say, I've had enough. There is no way in hell I can honestly suggest that to anybody else any more.

I first spent weeks arguing on a bugzilla that the security policy of requiring the root password for changing the timezone and adding a new wireless network was moronic and wrong.

I think the wireless network thing finally did get fixed, but the timezone never did - it still asks for the admin password.

And today Daniela calls me from school, because she can't add the school printer without the admin password.

Whoever moron thought that it's "good security" to require the root password for everyday things like this is mentally diseased.

So here's a plea: if you have anything to do with security in a distro, and think that my kids (replace "my kids" with "sales people on the road" if you think your main customers are businesses) need to have the root password to access some wireless network, or to be able to print out a paper, or to change the date-and-time settings, please just kill yourself now. The world will be a better place.

.. and now I need to find a new distro that actually works on the Macbook Air.

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Kids, this is why you should take science classes. Science is cool, period :-)



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Kids, this is why you should take science classes. Science is cool, period :-)

PS: This device doesn't float any object. You have to place the special magnetic disc that comes with the unit, inside of the objects you want to float.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Apple just sent out invitations to an event next Wednesday to be held at the Yerba...



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Apple just sent out invitations to an event next Wednesday to be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Besides the time and location information, the invite only says “We have something you really need to see. And touch.” The words are superimposed on what is almost certainly an iPad.

It’s all but a done deal now: Apple will unveil the iPad 3 on March 7. The event is due to begin at 10 a.m. Pacific Time (1 p.m. ET)

More Information: http://on.mash.to/y8ekNG

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Yep,its coming!

Yep,its coming!

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Google is searching for designer and engineer responsible for augmented-reality mapping. HUD glasses are bit nearer...


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Very cool site

Nice display of HTML5 + CSS3 + Creativity


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Attackemart.in - Martin Gauer - Web Developer

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Oops!



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Samsung previously made it known that the Galaxy S III would not be announced at Mobile World Congress.

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Sunday, February 26, 2012

Cool, but the next big thing are augmented reality sunglasses that interact with...

Cool, but the next big thing are augmented reality sunglasses that interact with the phone.

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Introducing the GALAXY Beam, an ultra-bright 15 lumens projector smartphone that offers an unforgettable shared experience for playing multimedia content anytime, anywhere.

In album Samsung GALAXY Beam (10 photos)


GALAXY Beam’s ultra-bright 15 lumens projector allows users to freely share life’s memorable moments instantly and in crisp clarity, even in outdoor environments.









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