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Cloud Hosting Infected

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 1. 0 Replies

'Lurking malice' in cloud hosting services, study findsMalware in cloud hosting services is going undetected.Overall, the researchers scanned more than…Continue

Tags: malicious software, cloud hosting

Question about The Dresden Files.

Started by Joseph P. Last reply by BenGee Oct 22. 3 Replies

I have a question about a series of books.  I just recently tried reading the series, The Dresden Files.I've heard from so many people about what a great fantasy series it is.  It's the go-to reference for almost any discussion about modern magic in…Continue

iPhone 6 plus design defects

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 7. 2 Replies

A Design Defect Is Breaking a Ton of iPhone 6 PlusesThe phones apparently malfunction from "molding themselves to the shape of your rump if left too…Continue

Tags: Touch Disease, iPhone 6

What Be Your Nerd Type?

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Steph S. May 16. 59 Replies

http://www.gotoquiz.com/what_be_your_nerd_typeTake the test and see what you get.This is what I am -Science/Math nerd and Gamer/Computer Nerd…Continue

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer (Official)

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Loren Miller Dec 17, 2015. 8 Replies

Published on Oct 19, 2015 Watch the official trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, coming to theaters December 18, 2015.I can't wait to see this movieContinue

Tossing your privacy policies

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Donald L. Engel Sep 25, 2015. 5 Replies

The following companies just betrayed billions of peopleThese companies are lobbying for "hugely unpopular surveillance legislation that's been lambasted by privacy groups and security…Continue

Tags: surveillance, privacy, Cyber Threat Information Sharing, cybersecurity

Unsustainable Bitcoin

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 3, 2015. 2 Replies

... Bitcoin about 5,033 times more energy intensive, per transaction, than VISA... Bitcoin’s power usage per transaction isn’t remotely sustainable as a wholesale replacement for the conventional financial system.... According to my calculation, a…Continue

Tags: transaction costs, sustainability, Bitcoin

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Comment by Steph S. on July 23, 2012 at 9:28am

Adam welcome to the group!

Ruth I love the watermelon exploding video. Thanks!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 23, 2012 at 8:17am

Thanks for the impressive space station video. It looked so close to Earth sometimes.
On a lighter note consider...

Exploding a watermelon with rubber bands, in slow motion.

 

Comment by Idaho Spud on July 22, 2012 at 2:36pm

Nice.  Makes me want to spend some time on the space station.

Comment by Steph S. on July 22, 2012 at 2:11pm

Thank you so much Tony for posting a link to that beautiful video. I really appreciate it! You're so sweet!

Comment by Tony Carroll on July 22, 2012 at 2:06pm

http://vimeo.com/knatephoto/iss

Simply breathtaking. Our planet really is a beautiful place.

Comment by Steph S. on July 22, 2012 at 10:03am

Thanks Idaho Spud for the caffeine crystals as seen under a microscope. We do lots of microscope work in the lab I teach. I just love looking at things under the microscope.

Comment by Idaho Spud on July 20, 2012 at 5:54pm

Interesting looking caffeine crystals as seen with a scanning electron microscope:

http://news.discovery.com/tech/caffeine-crystals-120719.html#mkcpgn...

Comment by Steph S. on July 19, 2012 at 10:39pm
That's a really funny picture Tony! Thank you for posting it.
Comment by Tony Carroll on July 19, 2012 at 10:36pm

Somedays, you're the bear, but most days you're just the wolf.

Comment by Steph S. on July 17, 2012 at 6:09pm

Sunflower welcome to the group!

I hope you enjoy it here.

 

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