A Node of Ingenious Digital Methods throughout the history of technology. May 1
Laser cooling of semiconductor membranes opens doors for quantum computing [Date: 2012-01-25] By innovatively combining two research fields - quantum physics and nanophysics - EU-funded Danish researchers have discovered a new method for laser cooling semiconductor membranes.
Life Hacks: Institute of Hacking
False Flag Theory
Personal details belonging to UFC Chairman Dana White were published to the Internet after White had earlier gone on record labelling the Anonymous group as “terrorists”, claiming that their hacking efforts may revive SOPA. Updated below after Anonymous hacked the UFC website today.
How can you detect if your computer has been violated and infected with DNS Changer? An industry wide team has developed easy “are you infected” web sites.
Just as you thought you had viruses and SPAM under control here comes another malicious life-form to make your life miserable.
If you’re looking to hide files on your PC hard drive , you may have read about ways to encrypt folders or change the attributes on a file so that they cannot be accessed by prying eyes.
Supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA (and its Senate-sister the Protect Intellectual Property Act, PIPA ) legislation — like the Motion Picture Association of America ( MPAA ) — argue that legislation is needed because online piracy puts jobs and industries at risk.
Like the mute button on the TV remote control, our brains filter out unwanted noise so we can focus on what we’re listening to. But when it comes to following our own speech, a new brain study from the University of California, Berkeley, shows that instead of one homogenous mute button, we have a network of volume settings that can selectively silence and amplify the sounds we make and hear.
Mind and Brain
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Introduction HDFS , the Hadoop Distributed File System, is a distributed file system designed to hold very large amounts of data (terabytes or even petabytes), and provide high-throughput access to this information.