Law enforcement agencies warn IPv6 could shield... →
Next up: Train robbers feared using “horseless carriages” in their getaways. These kind of headlines always surprise me - how do people forget the pace of technology evolution? Of course law enforcement will need to develop new tools and adopt new techniques for enforcing laws when IPv6 is deployed, just as all other technical and social changes have changed the way law enforcement...
Ebook Sales Surpass Hardcover in the U.S. →
Kickstarter project for experiment on a satellite →
From the Bad Astronomer, a Kickstarter project where the winner gets to fly an experiment of their making on a satellite.
I just switched the blog theme to Catching Elephants by Andy Taylor. The old techno look was getting a bit tired…
Voyager I Is *This Close* to Leaving Our Solar... →
It has been a big month for space travel fans (and mankind in general) - the first successful commercial space mission, the great data on the transit of Venus, and now it appears Voyager I will be the first manmade object in interstellar space. via The Atlantic
A New HTTP Status Code for Legally-restricted... →
Draft IETF RFC proposes HTTP error code 451 for legally restricted or censored content.
Einstein was right, neutrino researchers admit →
Well, no surprise, and the scientific method wins another one, but…bummer.
Other Than In Computers, Civilization Basically... →
Peter Thiel believes that our civilization became “frozen in place” in the late ’60s-early ’70s, with the exception of progress caused by the rise of computing. He gives a significant part of the blame to globalism. Not sure I buy this, as it neglects some significant forms of progress such as bioengineering. It also neglects the social benefits, e.g., the reduction in...
Did Humans Make Tools, or Did Tools Make Humans? |... →
Short article on how advancements in technology shaped our evolution. “Humans - a species born of technology.”
Crypto breakthrough shows Flame was designed by... →
Dinosaur Broadcasters Turn to Congress to Mandate... →
Broadcasters lobby to force mobile devices to include FM recievers. I wonder how the broadcast industry would view the symmetric requirement to require all FM radios to be equipped to carry Internet radio?