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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 March 8, 2012 at 5:52pm

that's a good one

Comment by Richard ∑wald on March 8, 2012 at 5:40pm

The cable one reminded me of this...

Comment by Suzi Rhae on March 8, 2012 at 5:19pm

Thanks Ruth...that pretty much sums up my day...I just rearranged a ladies office and the plugs went out of control for about an hour. Time to kick back and chill for the night. Suz

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 8, 2012 at 4:53pm

Hi Ruth, and thank you. Am having an off day, and it made me laugh out loud. While sitting by myself. No one else around. Thanks for brightening my day.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 8, 2012 at 4:41pm

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 8, 2012 at 4:31pm

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 8, 2012 at 4:23pm

Reminds me of the carpenter's rule "measure twice, cut once."

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 8, 2012 at 4:20pm

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 7, 2012 at 11:17am

Thought this was cool. Scientists have built a "Cheetah" robot that set a new robot speed record (18MPH):

http://news.discovery.com/tech/robot-cheetah-breaks-speed-record-12...

 

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