A story on Politico today inaccurately speculated that Netflix was creating a pro-SOPA/PIPA SuperPAC called FLIXPAC. This story was completely false, but here is why you’re a dummy for believing it. Netflix is fighting a much bigger fight than online piracy right now, they are fighting against the anti-competitive business practices of Comcast and Time [...]
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Scientists and engineers are working on a driver-less solution for our daily commuting needs. This is a controversial issue, but if you stop to think about it, is it really worth it to have the “freedom” to drive your own car? Over 40,000 people die every year from automobile related deaths, most of which could [...]
As much as I love technology, there are times when it is not needed. For instance, in automotive plants they now mostly have digital automation systems, controlled by computers and coded through ladder logic. The safety system, however, is all mainlined into the panel, which is the way all devices communicated in plants prior to [...]
Comcast Cares, please bookmark this post. Read it every day and remember it every time you talk to a customer and pretend to care. This redditor posted a tongue-in-cheek complaint to his ISP on a message board that his router was attracting his cat, and it was causing his wireless internet to go down frequently. [...]
Steve Jobs released an open letter (what we city folk call a blog post) on apple.com today, explaining his reasons why Flash would not be included on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices. You can read the blog p… open letter here: http://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughts-on-flash/ Here are the key points that were brought up. (Thanks to [...]
Over the past year or so, I have started to do my own research on Ethanol fuel. I have learned about the different ways it is made, the optimal conditions for using it, and the lies that the petroleum industry have told us about this amazing, renewable fuel. One thing I learned is that flex [...]