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Shared Posts from 15 June to 17 June


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EFF.org Updates - EFF Busts Bogus Internet Subdomain Patent - San Francisco - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has announced that it will revoke an illegitimate patent on Internet subdomains as a result of the Electronic Frontier Foundation's (EFF) Patent Busting Project campaign. U.S. Patent No. 6,687,746[...]
O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and research about emerging technologies. - Interesting Questions Raised by Iranian Twitter Activism - Development (4:10 PM CST): The State Department has been in contact with Twitter to make sure that the service remained available for protestors in Iran. (reuters) Last Friday, Twitter started to digest the Iranian election results, and the tool bec[...]
TechCrunch - Want The Kindle Source Code? You Can Have It. - So this isn't new, it's actually been available since late 2007 as far as I can tell, but enough people are tweeting about it today, that's it's worth mentioning again. Amazon has a page where you can download the Kindle's source code. What is new t[...]
Boing Boing - Homeless Sims are surprisingly depressing - Robin Burkinshaw, a British games design student, created a homeless father-daughter pair in The Sims 3, "moved them in to a place made to look like an abandoned park, removed all of their remaining money, and then attempted to help them survive with[...]
Hack a Day - iPhone 3.0 tethering is easy - Did you upgrade your iPhone to 3.0 yet? 9 to 5 Mac has posted a very good reason to upgrade: enabling tethering is almost stupidly simple. Just run a simple command and then go through a restore procedure. All thats left is to sit back and enjoy your[...]
TechCrunch - Amazon Associates To Pull Out Of North Carolina Due To "Unconstitutional Tax Collection Scheme" - We've received numerous reports of Amazon Associate members in North Carolina receiving emails stating that Amazon is going to have to discontinue the service there due to a pending change the in state's tax structure. Sometime in the next two weeks,[...]
Boing Boing - US Army raises world's largest herd of white deer - Dylan Thuras is a guest blogger on Boing Boing. Dylan is a travel blogger and the co-founder of the Atlas Obscura: A Compendium of the World's Wonders, Curiosities, and Esoterica, with Joshua Foer. . Recovering from our experience being Boinged (Sy[...]
Boing Boing - Giant Burning Holes of the World - Joshua Foer is a guest blogger on Boing Boing. Joshua is a freelance science journalist and the co-founder of the Atlas Obscura: A Compendium of the World's Wonders, Curiosities, and Esoterica, with Dylan Thuras. Spotty (now hopefully fixed) server [...]
Boing Boing - Just Another Giant Hole... - Joshua Foer is a guest blogger on Boing Boing. Joshua is a freelance science journalist and the co-founder of the Atlas Obscura: A Compendium of the World's Wonders, Curiosities, and Esoterica, with Dylan Thuras. Speaking of giant holes in the groun[...]
MAKE Magazine - Bashful ball-and-claw-foot chair - Jake Cress is a gifted cabinetmaker in Fincastle, Virginia. Besides traditional pieces in the Chippendale vein, he makes whimsical "animated furniture," several pieces of which can be viewed on his site. But my personal favorite by far has to be "O[...]
Boing Boing - Poop on the moon, and how to protect it - Dylan Thuras is a guest blogger on Boing Boing. Dylan is a travel blogger and the co-founder of the Atlas Obscura: A Compendium of the World's Wonders, Curiosities, and Esoterica, with Joshua Foer. When Neil Armstrong first took that one small step [...]
Boing Boing - The Double Tree of Grana - Joshua Foer is a guest blogger on Boing Boing. Joshua is a freelance science journalist and the co-founder of the Atlas Obscura: A Compendium of the World's Wonders, Curiosities, and Esoterica, with Dylan Thuras. I'm awed and wowed by the huge numbe[...]


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