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    The more you know!

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    Heh, it was a little too over the top to be true :)

    No, The RIAA Is Not Asking For $72 Trillion From Limewire (Bad Reporters, Bad)
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    The pope's butler has been detained! which begs the question, The pope has a butler?!
    • CommentTimeMay 25th 2012
    Only ONE butler? Also, really nice vid, Vorn :D
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    • CommentAuthorKosmopolit
    • CommentTimeMay 26th 2012
    Greasemonkey, I was disappointed by that article. It doesn't say anything about how he tasted.
      CommentAuthorAlan Tyson
    • CommentTimeMay 26th 2012 edited
    Japanese authorities ... deemed the banquet legal because there is no law against cannibalism in the country.

    Good to know...
    • CommentAuthorOxbrow
    • CommentTimeMay 26th 2012
    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeMay 27th 2012
    • CommentAuthorFlabyo
    • CommentTimeMay 28th 2012
    The cyber cold war continues...

    That's a pretty hefty bit of malware there. Not just after what's on the machine, it also records nearby conversations if there's a mic available, and goes hunting for nearby bluetooth devices to pok around in too.

    I've long been of the belief that this sort of thing has been going on for ages, so it's nice to see some evidence I guess...
    • CommentAuthorKosmopolit
    • CommentTimeMay 29th 2012
    I had a big rave in the New Better Future thread about how increasingly the future would be determined by the people of the developing world.

    So, less than a week after an Egyptian 19-year-old designs a (hypothetical) space drive, an Indian 16-year-old (living in Germany) solves a mathematical problem that's been around since Newton.
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    ...and still comes SECOND in the competition! WTF did FIRST come up with?!
    • CommentAuthorKosmopolit
    • CommentTimeMay 29th 2012
    A way to save the Euro?
    • CommentAuthorroadscum
    • CommentTimeMay 29th 2012 edited
    Over the years, i've sat and watched the rise of the machines. From robots replacing welders to Photoshop scything through the ranks of graphic design, just progress, i mumbled to myself, like the weavers and the spinning jenny and all that. You can't stop it, you can't stand in its way, you just have to adapt.
    Won't be much of a problem for me anyway, mobile phones and satellite trackers are a pain, they may have put paid to the three hour layby kips and sneaky popping down to Tescos for a spot of shopping, but they're always going to need drivers...

    Oh dear!
    • CommentTimeMay 29th 2012
    Insurance companies must be scratching their collective heads over exactly how to assess (and set premiums for) the potential bugs or failures that algorithm controllled vehhicles will undoubtedly exhibit (anyone seen their roomba go a bit nuts for no reason occasionally?).

    • CommentAuthoricelandbob
    • CommentTimeMay 29th 2012
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    ^^LSD? I doubt it. It's more likely to be PCP if drugs are the cause.
    • CommentAuthorKosmopolit
    • CommentTimeMay 29th 2012