Posts Tagged ‘damn lies’

BBC NEWS | Technology | Jury penalises music file-sharer

Jury penalises music file-sharer – BBC NEWS A Minnesota woman just lost in court against the RIAA, and has been slapped with a quarter-million dollar judgement. Now I don’t care how much music she was sharing (it wasn’t much!) or how badly she may have messed up her testimony, there’s just no fucking […]

Computer equipment quality

Ahh, computers… That’s why you’re here, right ? That’s how you got here, too! With the recent release of ‘new’ iMacs from Apple a few weeks ago, there has been much buzz around the blogosphere about quality and value. A lot of whiney ignorants like to hear themselves say that Macs are expensive because they […]

Wireless Tazer Weapon | SCIFI.COM

The guys at Scifi.com have a little blurb about a Wireless Tazer that may be coming to a cop near you. It’s certainly not rocket science, just a bullet-sized gadget with electrodes and a battery. While I’m sure there’s a mile of paperwork documenting all the homeland-security-funded R&D, the fact is I’m simply not […]

TorrentSpy ordered to start tracking visitors – CNet News.com

The article at News.com.com.com.com 😛 You’ve got to love California and their Hollywood legal system. A federal judge has ordered TorrentSpy.com to start tracking its visitors’ habits, as part of the discovery process in their suit against the MPAA. It just keeps getting better and better (and by that I mean WORSE). You […]

Blank media, and cheap garbage in general

I ran out of blank DVD-R discs today, and since nobody in town ever has good media (Verbatim, TY) in stock, I ended up trying a different brand as recommended by the store manager and my former boss. They are Philips 16x DVD-R, and they are the worst garbage I’ve put in my burner, EVER!

Flickr (aka Yahoo) needs a reality check

You may have heard of an Icelandic photographer named Rebekka Guðleifsdóttir (I have no idea how to pronounce that!). She’s taken some gorgeous artistic shots and trick photos that dazzle the eye and mind alike. She’s so good, in fact, that an unscrupulous print shop decided to sell canvas prints of her work without permission, and made a fair chunk of money

The downward spiral

The Webby Award winners have been annouced, and one of the most hypocritical controversies on the net right now involves eBay, winner of a Lifetime Achievement Award. Some woefully retarded rednecks are accusing eBay of providing weapons to Seung-Hui Cho, the Virginia Tech Shooter.