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PBS Web Sites and Databases Hacked

WonderingAround This sort of thing is just (387 comments)

Annoying, sort of disappointing, and getting really old. Seriously no one's impressed, if they didn't take responsibility then maybe for one second some people just might think it was anonymous and they would get a little more than 15 minutes of fame, either way why attack PBS over what was said about a different group?

more than 3 years ago
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The Challenges of Tapping Blood Flow For Power

WonderingAround Re:Blood contains iron... (143 comments)

Would applying solar panels to bald spots be considered funky enough?

more than 3 years ago
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'Jetman' Rossy Flies Above the Grand Canyon

WonderingAround Re:That's cool and all but (90 comments)

Well I can only assume the Martin Jetpack is somewhat of a prototype of this sort of technology as advanced as it may be, but If/once we would be able to customize something like this then I could purchase something more suitable to my jet-packing needs, the "useful pilot" load for this is 280lbs, so being around 160lbs I should be able to theoretically either use the weight gap to my advantage in terms of need for thrust or acceleration speeds, etc. And surely there's should be somewhat of a sport model, probably a lot less safe and having the undercarriage and flight displays stripped, because honestly I'm not too concerned about safety, If you're going to crash this thing it's going to go badly, and If the outside of the craft was covered in a solar panel coating then I'm sure if they can't make it much smaller they can at least make it fly longer. The design is very rigid as of now, why not design some way to fold it once it's landed? No suggestions on how exactly you would do that, but I'm not waiting 50 years for nanotubes to show up I'll just wait 10 for human ingenuity to do it's job.

more than 3 years ago
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'Jetman' Rossy Flies Above the Grand Canyon

WonderingAround Re:That's cool and all but (90 comments)

Well I'll get saving then, I hope by the time I can afford one they're not still the size of smart cars.

more than 3 years ago
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'Jetman' Rossy Flies Above the Grand Canyon

WonderingAround That's cool and all but (90 comments)

Where do I get mine? Seriously this is as close as we're getting to jet packs right now, so how long until this is commercialized or I'm not interested.

more than 3 years ago
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Former Senator Wants to Mine The Moon

WonderingAround Just awesome... (351 comments)

How does on get to a position where you can suggest we mine the moon and be taken seriously? Also assuming humans will do what we always do with any resource and deplete the hell out of it, is it possible this could eventually lead to such problems such as affecting the tides perhaps?

more than 3 years ago
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Real Life Farmville

WonderingAround Re:My brain... (117 comments)

Yes it's epicly stupid, but you have to admit if there's at least a few trolls involved this farm could get really interesting.

more than 3 years ago
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Obama to give address on unknown subject

WonderingAround Let the conspiracy theories begin... (7 comments)

I hope this goes similarly to the birth certificate issue, let's see Trump get up there and demand to see a body this time.

more than 2 years ago
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Officials Say "Capes For the Unemployed" Plan Not Super

WonderingAround Re:Wow (392 comments)

The more I think about this the more it makes me want to go to get my hands on a cape. Also if Florida's filled with the caped homeless, the elderly, gators, and disney characters...what else is there?

more than 3 years ago
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Officials Say "Capes For the Unemployed" Plan Not Super

WonderingAround Wow (392 comments)

So realistically are we going to see lots more homeless people in capes? Because that's a world I want to live in.

more than 3 years ago
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Google Teaches Computers "Regret"

WonderingAround Re:Past transgressions (145 comments)

If they realize they're a mac will they regret being alive and commit suicide?

more than 3 years ago
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French Hacker Arrested After Bragging On TV

WonderingAround I bet hackers don't do well in jail (134 comments)

That pesky carpal tunnel won't help when he's trying to hold onto the soap

more than 3 years ago
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Temporary Brain Changes Lead to Accelerated Learning

WonderingAround Re:Heh. (140 comments)

Interesting... would it be possible to come by in a lab coat with a cattle prod? For no reason in particular...

more than 3 years ago
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Temporary Brain Changes Lead to Accelerated Learning

WonderingAround Re:Heh. (140 comments)

Life would be much simpler if we all had to literally run through mazes and be punished or rewarded by soulless overlords, rather than just figuratively.

more than 3 years ago
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Glasses-Free 3D On iPad (Sorta)

WonderingAround Shoot 3D movies for under $1000 (96 comments)

Apparently "GoPro" camera's have made it possible to shoot your own 3D film's, on their website in states: "The 3D HERO System allows you to combine two 1080p HD HERO cameras into a single housing to record 3D video and photos while simultaneously recording in 2D. A synchronization cable plugs into the rear HERO Port on both cameras to join them together, enabling both cameras to record video and photos in perfect synchronization." So 2 of their 1080p HD camera's would run you around $270 each, plus the 3D HERO System that is actually quite simple and only costs $100 plus whatever mount's you may want. GoPro also just acquired "CineForm", which will allow you to edit the footage for free.

more than 3 years ago
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Court Rejects Winklevoss Twins' Facebook Appeal

WonderingAround Re:Not rich enough yet? (106 comments)

How could he be a saint? ginger's have no soul's

more than 3 years ago
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Court Rejects Winklevoss Twins' Facebook Appeal

WonderingAround Not rich enough yet? (106 comments)

If you look up "greed" in the dictionary you'll see a picture of the Winklevoss twins

more than 3 years ago
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Smithsonian Gets Tiny Robots

WonderingAround Parts needed? (23 comments)

Is there any way to find a full list of all the parts/instructions needed to build your own MARV?

more than 3 years ago

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GoPro Acquires Award Winning Video Compression Software Company, CineForm Inc

WonderingAround WonderingAround writes  |  more than 3 years ago

CineForm is renowned for its CineForm 444 Codec, a professional editing codec that makes HD and 3D editing faster and more convenient without sacrificing image quality. CineForm has produced several award winning editing applications that exploit the functionality of the CineForm 444 Codec, all of which are compatible with industry leading editing programs including Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, and Sony Vegas, as well as Apple iMovie and Windows Movie Maker. Moving forward, the codec will be named âGoPro CineFormâ(TM) to emphasize GoProâ(TM)s commitment to developing professional content capture and editing solutions.
âoeNumerous Hollywood feature films including the runaway Oscar winner, Slumdog Millionaire, were captured with CineFormâ(TM)s codec and edited with their software tools,â says Woodman. âoeGoPro is in constant pursuit of image quality and CineForm represents a terrific step for us.â

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