Category Archives: Technology

Not In My Life.

Regardless, everyone will suffer from the catastrophic loss of privacy. Any network of self-driving cars would, by definition, necessitate total and unceasing tracking of their occupants. I may know how to get to the local liquor store without a map, but my … Continue reading

Posted in America, Culture War, Gadgets, Government, Law, Technology | Leave a comment

The Creepy Line

Posted in America, Culture War, Politics, Technology | Comments Off on The Creepy Line

Charlie Martin: “It’s not our fault it’s the algorithms.”

An algorithm almost always reflects the biases of those who wrote it and of those who trained it… The controversy about apparent liberal bias in social media seems to have come to a head with the recent collaborative deplatforming of … Continue reading

Posted in Culture War, Politics, Technology | Comments Off on Charlie Martin: “It’s not our fault it’s the algorithms.”

“Facebook’s Flawed DNA Makes It Unable to Fight Misinformation”

Facebook’s DNA is based on the unchallenged power of an exceptional but morally flawed — or at least dangerously immature — leader who sees the world as a gigantic monetization playground. In Mark Zuckerberg’s world, the farther from home, the more leeway he feels … Continue reading

Posted in Culture War, Politics, Technology, Unintended Consequences | Comments Off on “Facebook’s Flawed DNA Makes It Unable to Fight Misinformation”

Those Evil 3D Gun Files…

Can be found right here… ghost_gunner.tar DEFCADFirearmFiles_201808 Enjoy!

Posted in 2nd Amendment, America, Government, Guns and Shooting, Technology | Comments Off on Those Evil 3D Gun Files…

Reminder: There is No Such Thing as a Stab Proof Vest.

Ask a knight… https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/tragic-jordan-turned-knife-himself-14791313

Posted in Health Care, History, Science, Technology, Unintended Consequences | Comments Off on Reminder: There is No Such Thing as a Stab Proof Vest.

TEDxSanJoseCA – Jeff Greason – Rocket Scientist: Making Space Pay and Having Fun Doing It

ikoniTEDxSanJoseCA – Jeff Greason – Rocket Scientist: Making Space Pay and Having Fun Doing It.

Posted in History, Science, Technology | Comments Off on TEDxSanJoseCA – Jeff Greason – Rocket Scientist: Making Space Pay and Having Fun Doing It

Green Revolution Cooling’s Four Rack CarnotJet Installation

Green Revolution Cooling’s Four Rack CarnotJet Installation.  

Posted in Gadgets, Technology | Comments Off on Green Revolution Cooling’s Four Rack CarnotJet Installation

Want.

Update by Scott: More videos here.

Posted in Gadgets, Playtime, Technology | Comments Off on Want.

Dreamliner First Flight

The 787 flew yesterday.

Posted in Notable Structures, Technology | Comments Off on Dreamliner First Flight

Swype

Swype is a new input method for smart phones that looks promising:

Posted in Gadgets, Technology | Comments Off on Swype

SCVNGR

Neat concept. Lots of potential

Posted in Playtime, Technology | Comments Off on SCVNGR

Sketh2Photo

Sketch2Photo: Internet Image Montage from Tao Chen on Vimeo.

Posted in Technology | Comments Off on Sketh2Photo

Cisco’s Holographic Telepresence

Posted in Technology | Comments Off on Cisco’s Holographic Telepresence

Cool Data Center

This datacenter is built in a former cold-war military bunker 30m under bedrock in Stockholm, Sweden. It’s looks like a set for a James Bond’s villian’s lair.

Posted in Notable Structures, Technology, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cool Data Center