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AT&T Won't Block Black Hat Eavesdropping Demo

arstchnca Close one! (126 comments)

Somebody at AT&T should be getting a pat on the back. He or she just helped the company dodge a Barbara-Streisand-Effect bullet.

more than 4 years ago

Atlantis Seekers Given Thrill by Google Ocean

arstchnca Re:Missing geek details (321 comments)

Props, I was indeed looking for coordinates both on slashdot and in the bad article. Thanks.

more than 5 years ago

Atlantis Seekers Given Thrill by Google Ocean

arstchnca Also (321 comments)

Or, there's the explanation that sustaining a city's worth of persons requires more than a city's worth of land. Logistically, how could a city exist occupying the entirety of the island on which it was built?

Personally, I'm of the opinion that the grid effect is some kind of artifact from the methodology of the mapping. Even so, I don't really think that a size argument is sufficient to refute that the image we see today may somehow represent ancient ruins or something.

Seriously - what did they do? Eat only fish? Boat in food from western africa everyday?

more than 5 years ago

Inventor Open Sources "TV-B-Gone," and Why

arstchnca Re:Stupid. Just plain stupid. (340 comments)


It turns off TVs, not the people watching them. 'S why it's called "TV B Gone." I thought it was a cool idea.

Then, you used words like malicious and stupid. Completely changed my mind. I can't believe that someone would have the nerve to turn off someone else's TV I mean gosh, don't people respect property.

more than 6 years ago


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