Steve Jobs is AT&T Hacker, not against iPhone Hackers

25 09 2007

Back in 1971, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak went into business to build ‘Blue Boxes’. A device that allowed free illegitimate phone calls by faking the signals used by AT&T. Why would Jobs take a stand against iPhone/AT&T hackers now? An interesting story about how Steve Jobs started business.

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Gmail Wish List: 10 Things I’d Like to See in the New Gmail

25 09 2007

“With a new version of Gmail apparently in the works, it
’s time to take a look at where the software is today and features we’d like to see added. While Google has made a lot of enhancements to Gmail during its 3+ year “beta,” there are still many things that could make it even better. Here are the top ten on my wish list.”

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Video Shows Blackwater Fired First

25 09 2007

“Iraqi investigators have a videotape that shows Blackwater USA guards opened fire against civilians without provocation in an incident last week in which 11 people died.” These Blackwater hired thugs should be banned from the US as well. They act the same way against US citizens, remember Katrina.

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Ahmadinejad did NOT say that he was going to wipe Israel off the map.

25 09 2007

I smell the whiff of war propaganda.

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Parallel universes exist – study

25 09 2007

Parallel universes really do exist, according to a mathematical discovery by Oxford scientists described by one expert as “one of the most important developments in the history of science”.

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What is the Difference Between a Drug Dealer and a Software Developer?

25 09 2007

Both refer to their clients as ‘users’ and use strange jargon … but if you scroll to the bottom ::sigh::

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Constitution 101, the difference between RIGHTS and PRIVILEGES

25 09 2007

A detailed 8 part lecture about the Most important document in the history of the United States of America and how the government today continues to overstep the boundaries set in place by the Constitution. Explains the differences between RIGHTS and PRIVILEGES and the governments relationship to protecting those RIGHTS.

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Fight for the Top of the World: Who owns the Arctic?

24 09 2007

What will a new era of exploitation bring to the Arctic, one of the earth’s last great uncharted regions? The vast area has long fascinated explorers, but now that global warming has rendered the Arctic more accessible and fragile than ever. a new frenzy has broken out for control of the trade routes and riches at the top of the world.

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Why isn’t Congress asking tough questions about Pentagon spending? – Slate

23 09 2007

Adjusting for inflation, the Pentagon budget is larger than at the peak of the Cold War
—in fact, larger than any budget since the Korean War. Again, this is true, apart from the money allocated for the current wars.Shouldn’t some legislators be asking about the ways the Pentagon is spending so much money and whether all those ways are necessary?

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Greenspan Cracks a Joke and Breaks It Down for Jon Stewart.

23 09 2007

The former Fed chairman walked through some of the basics of the economy, including Stewart
’s straightforward question (to which he gets a refreshingly straightforward & comprehensive answer): “Why do we have a Fed? Why do we have someone adjusting the rates if we’re a free-market society?” Partial Transcript and Embedded Video of Interview.

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Government official used Homeland Security Data to stalk ex-girlfriend

23 09 2007

This story represents a perfect example of why the government needs to be limited in its power and why our privacy as citizens needs to be protected.

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Bush Asking for $200 BILLION for Iraq War for 2008 Alone

22 09 2007

After smothering efforts by war critics in Congress to drastically cut U.S. troop levels in Iraq, President Bush plans to ask lawmakers next week to approve another massive spending measure — totaling nearly $200 billion — to fund the war through next year, Pentagon officials said.

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