Saturday, November 06, 2004
SATURDAY SHOW EDITION
Friday, November 05, 2004
Thursday, November 04, 2004
File-sharing jihad opens a new front ...
(hat tip WIRED)
If you didn't see this coming, you weren't looking in the right direction. The MPAA has joined the RIAA in a jihad against file sharing. Soon, they will be suing film fans for up to $150,000.
Oh, and they continue to raise ticket prices every year.
Tuesday, November 02, 2004
Epson prints 1mm thick circuit boards on an inkjet
(hat tip engadget)
Imagine being able to "print" a new motherboard for your laptop or a newer and faster video card. Imagine downloading the schematics and plans for an mp3 player and literally printing the parts before putting them together.
That day is approaching really quickly.
ELECTION DAY EDITION
Find out where to vote by going to MyPollingPlace.com
HOW TO: GETTING MUSIC OFF YOUR iPOD
(hat tip slashdot)
Since Apple is making it harder for podders to get their music back off their iPod, the gang at Engadget are doing the Lord's work by showing us how to do it.
BUCKLE UP FOR SAFETY
(hat tip the giz)
BMW designs a pet seat belt. Coming out this month in Japan (where dogs are all the rage)
It's not electronica, granted, but I want one for my pup!
Monday, November 01, 2004
Howstuffworks - "How the Electoral College Works"
Learn it, love it, live it. And vote early and often!
Sunday, October 31, 2004
In light of the upcoming election, I thought I'd repost this (from 10-06-03)
HI TECH VOTER FRAUD?
New touch screens may do more harm than good
Tuesday's Recall election in California may have it's own villian - hi-tech voting touch screen voting machines.
THE GATE reports that 10 percent of the touch-screen machines in California don't produce paper printouts. And no printouts, experts say, would make a legitimate recount impossible.
In addition, according to a July study by Johns Hopkins and Rice universities, any clever hacker could break into the touch screen machines thereby wiping out legitmate votes or vote multiple times themselves. Researchers found it was theoretically possible to insert "back doors" into software code that would allow hackers -- or insiders -- to change future voters' choices and determine the outcome.
With the mess that was the 2000 Florida Election, and the Rumors that in Chicago people who have been dead for years are still having their voices heard at the ballot box, is this kind of shinanegan beyond the scope of what could happen in the near future?
Car Locater - Enables you to track your car over the internet, and even via your cellphone, using GPS. Imagine being able to know EXACTLY where your teens are when they borrow the car?!
ELECTRONICA WE'D LIKE TO SEE
I'm busy compiling the updated 2004 list for ELECTRONICA WE'D LIKE TO SEE.
So, think about it. Dick Tracy Watch Phones, Star Trek Communicators ... if you could look into the future, what "Electronica" would you like to see? EMAIL ME.
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