Big Brother’s Samples.

Hong Kong’s DNA-based, anti-litter campaign just took an Orwellian-turn…

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Thanks Dave!

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3-D Printing…

L’Oreal and a bio-engineering firm are partnering to create a 3-D skin printing start-up…

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NRQZ.

Believe it or not, The National Radio Quiet Zone is a 13,000 mile / 34,000 sq km zone located in West Virginia (in America) is wireless-free… therein the nation’s largest land-based object (the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope measuring 2.3 acres / 93,077 sq meters resides). Tracking interstellar activity requires ‘radio-silence’ including the banning of baby monitors, microwaves and wireless doorbells!

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@POTUS

President Obama has added another Twitter account (making three now that are officially related to him).

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Fact or Fiction?

The FBI’s report that a hacker took control of a (US) commercial airline flight is either the latest Orwellian-related post on how invasive technology has become; a post-Snowden, governmental scare tactic and/or a bit of both…

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Thank You!

We all have idols. Play like anyone you care about, but try to be yourself while you’re doing it. – BB King.

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Hacking Encouraged?

United Airlines has launched an incentive-program (i.e., a ‘Bug-bounty Program’) rewarding hackers finding bugs in their online systems. As for their quality of in-flight service and amenities that is another issue!

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In the News…

Facebook’s ‘Instant Articles’ could herald in another era within the Mass Media… how the media has/was co-opted in the Social Networking Era and/or through Crowd Sourcing has the media was held accountable. Hopefully it will be the latter not the former; however, in all probability it might result in a bit more of both aspects/dynamics…

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‘Bleep’ It!

As privacy concerns continue to be at the fore of the mind’s of countless global citizens, Bit Torrent’s Bleep – a tracking-free, P2P, messaging application could both be a big hit as well as usher in other me-too offerings.

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