Archive for February, 2014 | Monthly archive page

UK Gov may allow kids from 1 sperm + 2 eggs = 3 donors

Cool science, might lead to designer babies – which IMHO are a good thing… Serious mitochondrial disease: new techniques to prevent transmission – Consultations – GOV.UK.

DIY Radar

But today we can use the good stuff that, until recently, was only available to military: radar. In this post we will discuss how radar works, commercially available small radar devices, and where to learn more to help make it easy to add radar to your next project. via Guest Post: Try Radar for Your […]

Space Elevators: An Assessment of the Technological Feasibility and the Way Forward

This book addresses the simple and complex issues that have been identified through the development of space elevator concepts over the last decade. The report begins with a summary of those ideas in Edwards’ and Westling’s book The Space Elevator (2003). Out of these beginnings has risen a worldwide cadre focused upon their areas of […]

Global Internet Porn Habits Infographic

This is a live feed of the porn searches being performed. Also, it has a map so that you can see what  the top porn searches are per country. Global Internet Porn Habits Infographic | PornMd Sex Search.

NL Gov decides Police can break into houses with (almost) no cause

All that is needed to break into and search a Dutch residence is a “suspicion” that there “may be” an illegal immigrant in there. Once inside, the (military) police is allowed to search through absolutely everything in a violent manner, stopping short of breaking down walls. You can stop them by showing your identity papers […]

US carmakers collect and keep driven locations

The Detroit News reports, ‘A government report finds that major automakers are keeping information about where drivers have been — collected from onboard navigation systems — for varying lengths of time. Owners of those cars can’t demand that the information be destroyed. http://m.slashdot.org/story/196543

Real-Time Face Substitution Will Hide You In The Scariest Way Possible

http://kotaku.com/real-time-face-substitution-will-hide-you-in-the-scarie-1496953478

How to create your own cryptocurrency

The link has a whitepaper and a generator http://m.slashdot.org/story/196547

Chorus Beams Music to Multiple Android Devices at Once

Chorus Beams Music to Multiple Android Devices at Once.

Wall Street Survivor – learn how to invest

It’s a huge library of video courses you can take for free. Learn to Invest: Learn how to buy stocks and how to invest.

ULTIMEYES® – an app that claims to improve your vision!

ULTIMEYES® optimizes visual processing to reduce blurring. Proprietary algorithms monitor your performance and adapt to it, creating a customized session to ensure optimal progress. Numerous scientific studies conducted over more than a decade support the principles upon which ULTIMEYES® was created. via ULTIMEYES®.

OZONE Widget Framework

A customizable open-source web application that assembles the tools you need to accomplish any task and enables those tools to communicate with each other. It allows you to take information from different web based software packages you might have and turn them into widgets on a centralised website dashboard. OZONE is a web application that […]

Data visualisation packages

To bring your data to life, there are plenty of options around. D3 is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG and CSS. D3’s emphasis on web standards gives you the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework, […]

Eerste 3D-printerwinkel in Rotterdam

Ridix op de Westblaak. You can buy printers, rent them or print off your designs. Eerste 3D-printerwinkel in Rotterdam – Emerce.

Drugs and cheating: Half of U.S. nuclear missile wing implicated!

Just over half (92) of the 183 nuclear missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana have been implicated in a widening exam cheating scandal, the Air Force said on Thursday, acknowledging it had “systemic” problem within its ranks. The cheating was discovered during an investigation into illegal drug possession among airmen, when […]

DARPA Open Software catalog

DARPA Open Catalog contains a curated list of DARPA-sponsored software and peer-reviewed publications. DARPA funds fundamental and applied research in a variety of areas including data science, cyber, anomaly detection, etc., which may lead to experimental results and reusable technology designed to benefit multiple government domains. via .

Police will have ‘backdoor’ access to health records despite opt-out, says MP

The database that will store the entire nation’s health records has a series of "backdoors" that will allow police and government bodies to access people’s medical data. David Davis MP, a former shadow home secretary, told the Guardian he has established that police will be able to access the health records of patients when investigating […]

The Most Common Smartphone Repairs You Can Do Yourself

fix the screen, digitizer, headphone jack, where to find more guides and where to buy replacement parts! The Most Common Smartphone Repairs You Can Do Yourself.

First man/machine nerve grafts restore amputee’s sense of touch

After years of research and hours of gruelling surgery, scientists have successfully attached sensors from a prosthetic hand to human nerve tissue to allow the device to give its wearer a sense of touch. via First man/machine nerve grafts restore amputee's sense of touch • The Register.

 
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