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Your home Wi-Fi for public use
By BayAreaObserver  posted 1 month ago:
Comcast plans to turn thousands of people's private Internet routers into publicly available hotspots around the Bay Area. The service is part of the cable giant's ambitious plan to offer customers and noncustomers access to...

My Experience with Lyft
By SFace  38 comments, latest 1 month ago:
zzyzzx says Blurtman says Can't we do the same with banking? http://www.prosper.com

Did he score? Tracking the football in 3-D
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Will pinpoint the ball, even under a pile of players •  Were still fine-tuning the system Football referees may soon have a new way of determining whether a team has scored a touchdown or...

Fresno State to build agriculture research center
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Breaks ground on Friday •  Will cost $24 Million Fresno State University officials and donors break ground Friday on a 30,000-square-foot interdisciplinary research building where the universitys brightest minds will collaborate to solve the...

Today Is H-Day
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   4 comments, latest 1 month ago:
John Bailo says CaptainShuddup says You would think this news would be celebrated in the press, and been one of the biggest stories in recent days. Right?

Science Friday Double Feature: The Brain and Sounds of the Universe
By Dan8267 in Boca Raton FL 33433   2 comments, latest 1 month ago:
SoftShell says Precisely why conclusions cannot be drawn about some type of existence after the body dies. margaretB says Great discussion. It is really a mystery how it works.

Treatment for citrus greening may be near (4th story)
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The lawsuits say the environmental impact statement for the 130-mile Fresno-to-Bakersfield route was incomplete, despite running to some 20,000 pages. The Kings County lawsuit contends the high-speed trains would devastate agriculture in the county.

Truecrypt's Mysterious Shutdown
By thunderlips11  posted 1 month ago:
Recently, audits began by a team created from a "TrueCrypt Audit" kickstarter and running a site at: http://istruecryptauditedyet.c As the Auditors began to progress to the Phase 2, the meat of the audit after a...

Company plans to have first flying cars ready in two years
By zzyzzx  5 comments, latest 1 month ago:
APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says Needs auto pilot so you can man the twin Gatling guns.

Hydrogen-fueled cars face uncertain market in California
By New Renter in San Jose CA 95136   posted 2 months ago:
http://www.sfgate.com/news/art Uncertain... That's putting it politely. Not a surprise considering the shortcomings of hydrogen: Efficiency: Most hydrogen comes from steam reformation of methane which of course can be used directly in the same manner as...

Synthetic Oil and older cars
By jvolstad in San Antonio TX 78256   12 comments, latest 2 months ago:
mmmarvel says zzyzzx says That's fine if you plan on changing the filter at around 7500 mile mark. I change the filter every time.

How can any human not realize that other mammals have deep emotions?
By Dan8267 in Boca Raton FL 33433   5 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Bitcoins arent the future? says Iosef V HydroCabron says Wait: Humans have deep emotions? I have no doubt about animals, but the part about humans is questionable. I agree with this

Security enthusiasts may revive TrueCrypt encryption tool after mystery shutdo
By Dan8267 in Boca Raton FL 33433   posted 2 months ago:
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/201 By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A team of security experts may seek to restore and improve a popular computer encryption system after its developers mysteriously shut it down, claiming “unfixed security issues,”...

Bill Gates: Yes, robots really are about to take your jobs
By epitaph  posted 2 months ago:
http://news.yahoo.com/bill-gat Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates isn’t going to sugarcoat things: The increasing power of automation technology is going to put a lot of people out of work. Business Insider reports that Gates gave a talk...

Open Source Satellites
By thunderlips11  posted 2 months ago:
Gotta love it! http://www.cubesat.org/

Pig breed serves as ideal model for human obesity research
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says

ATT, Verizon, Sprint Are Paid Cash By NSA For Your Private Communications - Forb
By ChapulinColorado in Sacramento CA 95834   9 comments, latest 2 months ago:
thomaswong.1986 says ChapulinColorado says 'Country X': WikiLeaks reveals NSA recording 'nearly all' phone calls in Afghanistan http://rt.com/news/160988-wiki Poor babies.. how tragic... for those hosehead terrorist and heroin producers... i sure to hate to think we...

Pizza delivered by Drone
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   3 comments, latest 2 months ago:
zzyzzx says Honestly, if you think your pizza actually needs toppings, then you are buying your pizza at the wrong places! Truly good pizza does not need toppings! I suspect that most of you have...

I thought there were standards?
By CaptainShuddup  posted 2 months ago:
The other thread about HP cutting more jobs, got me thinking about something that I've been noticing with Electronics, or just consumer goods in general. Let's take Samsung for example. What is the thinking behind...

The future of the world may have just been turned on in Turlock
By tvgnus  3 comments, latest 2 months ago:
iwog says thomaswong.1986 says Are you willing to allow mining and smelting of Chromium to create such batteries. That might even matter if we were South Africa, India, or Kazakhstan. Apparently Oregon hasn't had any...

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