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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

stephendavion Re:good (329 comments)

The way to do it is to send a bunch of suicidal jihaddists to west Africa to get exposed to ebola. They will have about 2-3 weeks to travel to other places, such as airports, sports events, etc., where large crowds of people gather. Can you imagine the financial impact? No 3D printers, no bullets needed. Just a few airline tickets and maybe some phony passports.

hope they are not reading your comment ... otherwise a new idea for them ... :-(

3 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

stephendavion Re:good (329 comments)

I know where that reference leads to ,.....

3 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

stephendavion Re:In Japan (329 comments)

Drinking and driving, even one beer

Drinking and Driving is bad my dear friend .... whether it is one beer or several ... some times one beer also causes damage ... so SAY NO TO drink and drive

3 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

stephendavion Re:good (329 comments)

absolutely .... there should be a strict law about this 3D printed guns .... man imagine if ISIS gets this technology ... it can do more disasters than now ...

3 days ago
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3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

stephendavion You can Detect 3D Printed Gun (329 comments)

Actually there is a technology which helps us in detecting the 3D Printed Guns .. " With the help of crowdfunding, a UK-based technology firm is producing the world’s first detector capable of identifying plastic 3D printed weapons. The technological breakthrough is seen as an answer to the growing threat posed by plastic firearms, which can be printed cheaply at home and slip through normal metal detectors with potentially disastrous consequences. "

3 days ago
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TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes

stephendavion Re:Sucks (702 comments)

haha ...

about 4 months ago
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TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes

stephendavion When Will They???? (702 comments)

When will they return the devices???? I dont want to loose my iPhone or iPad .....

about 4 months ago
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China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea

stephendavion Re:Trend (192 comments)

and you know how the " Made in China " things works ... LMAO

about 4 months ago
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China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea

stephendavion Re:All wars ... (192 comments)

Eurasia and that too selected countries ... not all

about 4 months ago
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Great White Sharks Making Comeback Off Atlantic Coast

stephendavion Danger??? (107 comments)

hmmmm ...the swimmers need to be more careful then ,.....

about 4 months ago
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I prefer to settle down at night with a good..

stephendavion Playing WOW (139 comments)

playing World of Warcraft .....

about 4 months ago
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Computer Scientists Develop 'Mathematical Jigsaw Puzzles' To Encrypt Software

stephendavion is it helpful? (245 comments)

can any explain how exactly this will be helpful ....

about a year ago

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Statoil's oil find in North Sea bigger than expected

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  3 days ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "An oil find by Statoil in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea is much bigger than earlier thought and the find could be tied into the Grane field, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday. The discovery, first proven in 1992, contains between 30 and 80 million barrels of recoverable oil, well above previous estimates for about 6 million barrels, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate added."
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CryptoWall 2.0 Ransomware Moves to TOR Network

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about a week ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Dangerous new ransomware variant storms onto the scene using the anonymous TOR network, taking down systems and networks unlucky enough to be caught in its path. KnowBe4 issued an alert to IT Managers that a new version of the world's most widespread ransomware CryptoWall has migrated to the TOR network. It has been upgraded to version 2.0, and continues to encrypt files so that a ransom can be extracted if there are no backups or if the backup process fails, often a common occurrence. KnowBe4 received a panic call from an IT admin who was hit this week with CryptoWall. The admins workstation became infected with the malware. The workstation was mapped to 7 servers and within an hour, the entire server farm was shut down. The admin explained he had backups but it would take days to recover the data and get them back up and running. The companys operations would be severely impacted. The cyber criminals hit pay dirt with this one and the admin ended up paying the ransom, 1.3 Bitcoin, rather than face the serious costs caused by days of downtime, said Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4s CEO. This is the next generation of ransomware and you can expect this new version to spread like wildfire."
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Samsung's Made Rollable Batteries That Bend Into a Hoop

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about two weeks ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Wearables: great, apart from the fact that batteries las about five minutes. Samsung, though, may have a solution: it's just announced a new type of battery which is so flexible that it can be rolled up into a hoop. The announcement, made at InterBattery 2014 in Seoul—how about that for an expo name?—claims that the new style of battery can work even when it's rolled up into the shape of a paper cup. While details are scant according to a report by G for Games, the new flexibility apparently stems from changes in structural design and improved materials."
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Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about two weeks ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "You might be super happy to toil away on your phone or tablet the entire time you're on a plane, but not everyone is pleased to see your face buried in your device during takeoff and landing. The Federal Aviation Administration's new, more relaxed rules on gadget use aren't sitting well with one group — flight attendants. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the nation's largest flight attendant union is now suing the FAA to have the ban on gadget use during takeoff and landing reinstated. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA argues that the change has caused many passengers to ignore flight attendants' emergency announcements, and that the new rules violate federal regulations requiring passengers to stow all items during takeoff and landing."
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MIT researchers develop new underwater robot for port security

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about three weeks ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new oval-shaped submersible robot to perform ultrasound scans to search ships for hollow compartments that may conceal illegal imports. The new underwater robot was designed by researcher Sampriti Bhattacharyya along with advisor, Ford professor of Engineering Harry Asada, and was introduced during the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Though designed to check for cracks in nuclear reactor water tanks, the robot has a flattened panel on one side for sliding along an underwater surface, which can be used to inspect a ship for false hulls and propeller shafts."
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US Army develops new sand table technology

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about three weeks ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "The US military has displayed a potential new sand table technology at the recently concluded Modern Day Marine exhibition held aboard the Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, US. Developed by the Army Research Laboratory, the augmented reality sand (ARES) table features a laptop connected to a projector and a Microsoft Kinect, a combined microphone and camera device used with video game systems. The table combines readily available and relatively inexpensive commercial off-the-shelf technology, and improves on the notecards and string seen in legacy sand tables by projecting images of units and landscapes down onto a tabletop box of sand. Projecting units and vehicles as 3x5 notecards and roads or streams as pieces of string, the traditional sand tables are rudimentary three-dimensional maps used for military planning and war games on a small scale."
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A 16-Year-Old From India Built a Device to Convert Breath Into Speech

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about a month ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "A 16-year-old from India has designed a device that converts breath into speech. High-school student Arsh Shah Dilbagi invented TALK as a portable and affordable way to aid people suffering from ALS, locked-in syndrome, and anyone else speech-impaired or paralyzed. Prototyped using a basic $25 Arduino microcontroller, Dilbagi’s invention costs only $80, or about a hundred times less than the sort of Augmentative and Alternative Communication device used by Stephen Hawking. TALK works by translating breath into electric signals using a MEMS Microphone, an advanced form of listeningtech that uses a diaphragm etched directly onto a silicon microchip. The user is expected to be able to give two distinguishable exhales, varying in intensity or time, so that they can spell words out using Morse code."
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US researchers test new algorithm for clearing space debris

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about a month ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US have come up with a new algorithm that could aid in analysing the rotation of objects in space, which will help in cleaning up debris in the geosynchronous orbit. The algorithm was tested using two small satellites deployed to the International Space Station (ISS) through MIT's SPHERES project. One of the SPHERES satellite rotated in place, while the other captured photographs of the spinning satellite."
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World of Tanks developer on rebuilding lost legends

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about a month and a half ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Wargaming’s suite of online games lets players take virtual command of history’s greatest war machines, but the company is now helping to restore historic vehicles in the real world. From the lifting of a Dornier 17 bomber from the bottom of the English Channel to the recently-announced restoration of the legendary Panzer VIII Maus tank, Wargaming is working with museums around the world to preserve historic military tech for generations to come."
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Intel builds 'world's smallest' 3G modem

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 2 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Intel has unveiled a 3G modem not much bigger than a UK penny or US one-cent coin, with the aim of embedding it in connected devices around the home. The company says the XMM 6255, with an area of about 300 sq mm, is the world's smallest modem. The standalone chip could be used in wearable tech, as well as security devices such as "smart" smoke alarms. It is built to protect against overheating, and withstand tough conditions. The modem also features an embedded power supply."
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Shvabe to test new ship-mounted laser cannon for cutting ice

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 2 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Shvabe has designed and developed a new laser cannon for ships, which is capable of cutting ice. The ship-mounted laser can be used to support operations such as work at oil and gas platforms in the Arctic seas, making it easier to break the ice, reported RIA Novosti. This ship-mounted laser developed for exploration and development in the Arctic. This laser works like glass cutters, snipping away at the ice, and then the ship using its own weight can push through."
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Amazing New Invention: A Nail Polish That Detects Date Rape Drugs

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 2 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Checking to see if your drink has been tampered with is about to get a whole lot more discreet. Thanks to the work of four North Carolina State University undergrads, you’ll soon be able to find out without reaching for a testing tool. That’s because you’ll already have five of them on each hand. The team — Ankesh Madan, Stephen Gray, Tasso Von Windheim, and Tyler Confrey-Maloney — has come up with a creative and unobtrusive way to package chemicals that react when exposed to Rohypnol and GHB. They put it in nail polish that they’re calling Undercover Colors."
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Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Via Gyroscope

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 2 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Researchers will demonstrate the process used to spy on smartphones using gyroscopes at Usenix Security event on August 22, 2014. Researchers from Stanford and a defence research group at Rafael will demonstrate a way to spy on smartphones using gyroscopes at Usenix Security event on August 22, 2014. According to the 'Gyrophone: Recognizing Speech From Gyroscope Signals' study, the gyroscopes integrated into smartphones were sensitive enough to enable some sound waves to be picked up, transforming them into crude microphones."
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Xiaomi's Next OS Is The Most Shameless iOS Rip-Off You Will Ever See

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 2 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Looks like Chinese device maker, Xiaomi, is taking its "Apple of the East" tag too literally. First, their CEO brazenly copies Steve Jobs' signature look, sitting cross-legged on the floor and everything. And now, Xiaomi's latest version of Android shamelessly rips off iOS 7. MIUI 6, which is Xiaomi's upcoming edition of Android for its latest phones and tablets, looks almost exactly like Apple's operating system for iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch. It features the same bright color palette and a flat design. Heck, it even does away with Google's "app drawer" and puts all apps on your home screen. It's like the CEO handed iPhones to the design team and barked: "Here, copy this!""
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GD PRC-155 radios make long-distance transmission using MUOS satellites

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 2 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "General Dynamics (GD) C4 Systems' AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios have demonstrated their ability to successfully close a communications gap between two talk groups located 2,000m apart. The successful PRC-155 radio-channels transmission bridged the line-of-sight rifleman radio and single-channel ground and airborne radio system (SINCGARS) to the orbiting mobile-user objective system (MUOS) satellites."
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Canada deploys two icebreakers for survey on Arctic Continental Shelf Submission

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 2 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "The Canadian Government has dispatched two icebreakers on a scientific survey to accumulate data required for Canada's Arctic continental shelf submission. The move forms part of the country's efforts to stake a claim on the North Pole, which is a potentially mineral-rich area. The vessels, CCGS Terry Fox and the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent, departed from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador to analyse a portion of the Eurasian Basin on the eastern Lomonosov Ridge, as well as some areas in the vicinity of the North Pole, if conditions permit."
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London cops cuff 20-year-old man for unblocking blocked websites

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 3 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "City of London cops have ventured outside the M25 to cuff a suspect in Nottingham under the suspicion that he runs a "proxy server" which allows users to access 36 verboten sites. Officers from City Police's Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) said they'd arrested and questioned a 20-year-old man suspected of running an "umbrella website" that provided access to websites that are currently subject to blocking orders. The suspect has been released on bail."
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Brent increases towards $105 as US inventories decline

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 3 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Brent crude oil increased towards $105 a barrel on Wednesday following a large decline in US crude stocks last week. Reuters reported that Brent crude oil was up 17 cents to $104.78 a barrel, while US crude for September delivery increased 16 cents to $97.54 a barrel. Oil prices have fallen more than $10 a barrel in the past six weeks, following a supply glut in West African and Atlantic markets. Demand in the US remains strong as data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) revealed that crude inventories declined by 5.5 million barrels to 363.9 million barrels in the week ending 1 August."
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Algorithm predicts US Supreme Court decisions 70% of time

stephendavion stephendavion writes  |  about 3 months ago

stephendavion (2872091) writes "A legal scholar says he and colleagues have developed an algorithm that can predict, with 70 percent accuracy, whether the US Supreme Court will uphold or reverse the lower-court decision before it. "Using only data available prior to the date of decision, our model correctly identifies 69.7 percent of the Court’s overall affirm and reverse decisions and correctly forecasts 70.9% of the votes of individual justices across 7,700 cases and more than 68,000 justice votes," Josh Blackman, a South Texas College of Law scholar, wrote on his blog Tuesday."
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