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Tsū. Project SAFE: London - Introduction to the SAFE Network by David Irvine. Mozilla takes Windows 8-friendly Firefox out back ... two shots heard. The Essential Guide to IT Transformation Mozilla has bad news for Firefox users who are fans of Windows 8 and its new, touch-centric UI – all 1,000 of you, worldwide.

Mozilla takes Windows 8-friendly Firefox out back ... two shots heard

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World’s second tallest structure will power 100,000 homes a day with hot air. If a clean energy project in the Arizona desert goes forward, the second tallest structure on Earth will be a 2,600-foot solar updraft tower, which could last 80 years and generate 200 MW of electricity each day — using only hot air.

World’s second tallest structure will power 100,000 homes a day with hot air

Bloom Box Free Energy Device. Brave New Nano: Flexible phones & graphene gadgets in RT's Technology Update. Tom's Hardware US. The memory of the future?

Tom's Hardware US

4 Hacker Software Tools Every Budding Coder Should Have. Before we begin, what is a hacker?

4 Hacker Software Tools Every Budding Coder Should Have

Well, Wikipedia defines a hacker as “a person who heavily modifies the software or hardware of their own computer system” while Google defines a hacker as “an enthusiastic and skillful computer programmer or user“. I bet most of you here fit that second description at least. 5 Ways To Increase Your Torrent Download Speed. Open Those Ports!

5 Ways To Increase Your Torrent Download Speed

Your first step how to speed up torrent downloads is to ensure you can actually be connected to from other peers. The latest version of uTorrent is able to test this for you, so launch the Setup Guide from the Options menu. If you have an older uTorrent, you can test specific ports using this tool. Solar energy potential underestimated, says Greg Barker. Britain has underestimated the potential of solar energy and the government needs to reappraise the technology because of rapidly falling costs, according to energy and climate minister Greg Barker.

Solar energy potential underestimated, says Greg Barker

"Historically, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) has underestimated the contribution that solar can make," he said. Replace Gnome On-Screen Keyboard With Florence Virtual Keyboard [Linux] For GNOME users, there’s a nice little application that should do the job called Gnome On-Screen Keyboard, or GOK for short.

Replace Gnome On-Screen Keyboard With Florence Virtual Keyboard [Linux]

However, when I tried to get my virtual keyboard to load, I got stuck at a different window, with no clue how to continue. The great, wide web couldn’t help me much either, so I knew that I had to get something else instead. And I found something that does exactly what I need it to do. Getting Started. A simple URL shortener. A simple URL shortener. Cool Websites and Tools [May 10th] Pulse: Automatically Download & Set Up New Wallpapers. Changing your computer’s wallpaper from time to time gives it a fresh look.

Pulse: Automatically Download & Set Up New Wallpapers

But looking for suitable wallpapers and deciding on one can be time consuming. Here to automate the process for you is an application called Pulse. Pulse is a free desktop application for Windows computers. It automatically fetches new wallpapers from the Internet and sets them on your desktop. The program comes as folders and an executable that does not require any installation. Using the options you can control the wallpaper resolutions, delete old pictures, and set Pulse to automatically download images. Features: A user-friendly desktop application.Does not require any installation.Compatible with Windows computers.Lets you automatically download and set wallpapers.

Check out Pulse @ www.pulse.codeplex.com. Open Source Cloud Computing Software. The Open Internet: A Case for Net Neutrality. Crackahacking. Group plans to beam free Internet across the globe from space. By Eric W.

Group plans to beam free Internet across the globe from space

DolanThursday, February 10, 2011 14:32 EDT The charity group A Human Right said it was planning to purchase a satellite that would provide free basic Internet access to developing countries around the world. The group, which was founded by 25-year-old Kosta Grammatis, is currently raising money to buy the TerreStar-1, the largest commercial communications satellite ever built. Bypassing the Obama Kill Switch. Free-Energy Devices, zero-point energy, and water as fuel. DIY Mesh Guide - WirelessAfrica. Building a Rural Wireless Mesh Network A do-it-yourself guide to planning and building a Freifunk based mesh network About The Guide Building a Rural Wireless Mesh Network.

DIY Mesh Guide - WirelessAfrica

Get Internet Access When Your Government Shuts It Down - PCWorld. These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it's organizing on Facebook or spreading the word through Twitter. And as we've seen in Egypt, that means that your Internet connection can be the first to go. Whether you're trying to check in with your family, contact your friends, or simply spread the word, here are a few ways to build some basic network connectivity when you can't rely on your cellular or landline Internet connections.

Do-It-Yourself Internet With Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi. Don't Take Digital Innovation for Granted. In Canada, powerful actors want to make the Net more expensive, less open. Locking in ISP profits at expense of creativity. In my Jan. 2009 column I encouraged readers to make opening the media in Canada their 2010 resolution. I asserted that 2010 would be a pivotal year for communities working to open communication in Canada and beyond. And so here we are in 2011, and it appears that indeed there is a growing community focused on openness, the open Internet at its core.

For example, Over 22,000 people and counting have signed the Stop The Meter petition, demonstrating widespread discontent with big telecom companies who are attempting to hogtie competing indie Internet service providers (ISPs) and make the Internet much more expensive to use. Why fighting for copyright is futile. Protects Your Privacy! The only search engine that does not record your IP address. Every time you use a regular search engine, your search data is recorded. Major search engines capture your IP address and use tracking cookies to make a record of your search terms, the time of your visit, and the links you choose - then they store that information in a giant database. Engage, Educate, Empower. KeepVid: Download and save any video from Youtube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, iFilm and more! TechCrunch.

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