Tag Archives: technology

Encrypted USB drives? Why not?

Hi there, your USB stick just got stolen. S… Yup. You do not want that to happen, that is sure. Christopher Barnatt, who lectures in computing and future studies in Nottingham University Business School, explains what you can do with such encrypted USB drives. He also has a site called http://explainingcomputers.com/ where you can find […]

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NASA will trap asteroids and harvest them in the future. YAY!

One thing about being a US citizen, which i’m not btw, is that you have NASA literally in your back yard. And that you can be freaking proud of the wonders they did over the years, even with the drastic budget cuts they’ve seen in past few years. NASA hopes, and so do I, an […]

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Friday fun: egg reminder, circuit pen, balance bookshelf

LUT #34 from Vsauce 2 contains a new list of interesting things that you could buy and make your life easier of more entertaining. Among the things that you could buy I liked the most the egg counter and the circuit pen. the balance bookshelf should be a must-have for everyone and needs it’s own […]

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Hacking websites: SQL injection and Cross Site Scripting

Maintaining the security of your websites is not easy. You need to take care that SQL injection or cross site scripting does not take place. Many young programmers make such mistakes and bad hackers can hack your website in no time. SQL Injection relies on malicious SQL statements being inserted in the database. Something along […]

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4 inventions inspired by SciFi movies

Good SciFi movies start from scientific facts and then try to stretch the imagination up until the devices and worlds created this way are fundamentally changed. This way, Star Trek was able to envision a brave new world of machines, communication and civilizations. Some of the most coolest inventions, like the cell phone, were inspired […]

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Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla [video]

Nikola Tesla was born on 10th July 1856, about 156 years ago, and is seen as the father of commercial electricity and had many more achievements up his sleeves. We got him to thank to AC – alternate current which brings us electrical energy from faraway sources. One of his dreams was to be able […]

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In 2014 We’ll Have Our Own PAL-V Flying Car

The PAL-V is a two seated hybrid car and gyroplane. It has the rotors folded along the length of the vehicle. PAL-V can reach 180 kmh (120mph) in the air or on the ground and it can fly up to 1200m (4,000 feets). The specs are awesome: it has a range of 220 miles and […]

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Light just got caught with a one trillion frames per second camera

Enter femto cameras. They can film at one trillion frames per second. That means that they can catch on film something that is a million times faster than a bullet: light. Yep, you heard it. Researchers at MIT Media Lab postdoc Andreas Velten and his colleagues, professor Ramesh Raskar and Moungi Bawendi, chemistry professor, used […]

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Patent war or technological regression [infographic] #firstpost

If someone wants to see some lame soap opera acting in tech world then they should be looking at the lawsuits and acquisitions made by the biggest companies in the world, where the patents are used both as shield and weapons. Theoretically, a patent has the sole role to protect the work of the inventor […]

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