“I can go to any hacker space anywhere in the world and be welcome there,” says Altman. “You could too.”
In 2002, Bates found himself in the ironic position of defending a john when the two white police officers responding to Bates’ 911 call savagely beat a black man named Donald Pete, who was having sex with a white prostitute.
4. You can set limits on games: In addition to choosing what programs you can allow your kids to run, you can separately control what games your kids can play. You can set this independently of applications, and with different properties. For example, you can set a maximum ESRB rating that your kids are allowed to play or select specific games to include or exclude. Additionally, you can prevent all games from being run.
Cheats Belong to Us! [Games Pact]
Probably the most important thing that I get to do pretty much all by myself is that I get to build the guest list. I get to invite people to be guests at the show, coordinate all that.
QUESTION: Okay. So you wouldn’t put it up on the extremist site, I guess is what my question is. Is there like a conscious thought process?
The possibility of buying an off-the-shelf product to make a car talk like the one in the 1980s sitcom Knight Rider is just around the corner.
Bob Maddox, of jet-powered bike building fame, let us know he’s set to appear as a “jet engine expert” on this Sunday’s episode of Mythbusters. He can’t tell us what he did – or even whether his jets appeared on screen – but we’ve got a pretty good idea of where his expertise came into play.
In 2001, following the 9/11 terrorism attacks, a local police detective in California began investigating what appeared to be a series of cyber-reconnaissance operations against utility companies and government offices in the San Francisco Bay Area. The surveillance appeared to come from computers in the Middle East and South Asia.
But Doug Lenat, who runs the long-term AI project Cyc (pronounced “psych”), was skeptical about the Mindpixel project.
According to the report, “The American Memory project has emphatically and purposely not addressed the scholarly user. At most, a scholarly user will get from that project a sense of what might be worth pursuing in the collections, but the digital collections are not themselves useful as scholarly instruments.”
Wired.com: You’re innovators as well. DJs modded turntables into instruments, and now tech companies are making gear for you.
The U.S. official declined to name the Russian diplomats who would be affected, although it is understood that Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, will not be one of those expelled.
It was November 2002, and Thomas, then a 44-year-old Texan, was in Washington to collect more than $30,000 in merchandise that a Ukrainian known as “Big Buyer” ordered from Outpost.com with stolen credit card numbers. His job was to collect the goods from a mail drop, fence them on eBay and wire the money to Russia, pocketing 40 percent of the take before moving to another city to repeat the scam.
As another example of using the Internet to attempt to advance human rights, the Advocacy Project-built network is intended to train, publish and link working native journalists from far-flung, under-reported regions around the world. An estimated 300 million individuals are classifiable as native people in more than 70 countries, according to U.N. statistics.
But this is not an episode of Cops. It’s an understated, honest and amazingly entertaining web commercial for Lee’s mobile-home dealership. The clip features the Alabama business’ actual employees and, while it might not have spurred sales of used double-wides, it has been viewed more than a million times on YouTube since its release late last year.
NASA is supporting SpaceX’s first mission to Mars, which is targeted for launch in 2018. SpaceX wants to send an unmanned capsule, called Red Dragon, to the surface of Mars to test descent, entry and landing systems.