stupid and ill-conceived. Plus, no backhand.
Tuesday, 12 September 2023

The Lifters Experiments home page by Jean-Louis Naudin

quote [ The Lifter works without moving parts, flies silently, uses only electrical energy and is able to lift its own weight plus an additional payload. The Lifter uses the Biefeld-Brown effect discovered by Thomas Townsend Brown in 1928. ]

Dude makes ufos. Sorry for this one, page is semi unviewable due to design
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by rylex@5:22pmGMT] [1 comment]

The Last of the Fungus

quote [ A young scientist?s quest to transform a dying way of life. ]

The fungus among us
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 29 August 2023

The CIA knows a lot about other nations' space programs. You can too with its new 'World Factbook' update

quote [ The new update is perfect for anyone looking for a 'deep dive into a country and its space program.' ]

So I tried to prepare a post with a direct link to the FactBook. #link in extended

Haven't seen that error before...

[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by R1Xhard@10:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 28 August 2023

Web Scraping for Me, But Not for Thee

quote [ these companies view this data, generated by their users on their platforms, as their property. [?]
Since the law does not give them a cognizable property interest in this data, they must resort to other legal theories to prevent others from taking it and using it. ]

Many layers of irony. Contracting user content.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@3:38pmGMT] [0 comments]

Uraniborg: An Observatory Without a Telescope

quote [ Before the invention of the telescope, astronomers relied on a variety of tools and techniques to observe and study the celestial objects and phenomena. ]

Hangin' around the observatory.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:47amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 26 August 2023

Is there a 5th fundamental force of nature?

quote [ When what we predict and what we measure don't add up, that's a sign there's something new to learn. Could it be a new fundamental force? ]

The force is all around, but learning what and how to use the force; is the key.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Original]
[by R1Xhard@4:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 22 August 2023

Short session expiration does not help security

quote [ Even if internet cafes still exist, some applications are used strictly within an company from company devices. Or people use their own mobile device to access the application. For most web applications, the threat of shared public computers is not realistic. ]

Thought you might find this interesting: good arguments against short usage windows.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@7:39pmGMT] [9 comments]

Sunday, 20 August 2023

Robotaxis are driving on thin ice

quote [ Ten Cruise vehicles blocked a road after scoring a major victory. ]

With driverless cars driving round and round
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 19 August 2023

Scientists reconstruct Pink Floyd song by listening to people?s brainwaves

quote [ Breakthrough raises hopes that musicality of natural speech can be restored in patients with disabling neurological conditions ]

Listen to Pink Floyd when I smoke
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:06amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 17 August 2023

Cult of the Dead Cow unveils Veilid peer-to-peer project

quote [ Each copy of an app using the core Veilid library acts as a network node, it can communicate with other nodes, and uses a 256-bit public key as an ID number. There are no special nodes, and there's no single point of failure. The project supports Linux, macOS, Windows, Android, iOS, and web apps. ]

Some new encrypted decentralized transfer. They have a chat demo app ? let's see if this gets some traction.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:36pmGMT] [5 comments]

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