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Crimes Other Than Murder In Jamaica

From the Jamaica Gleaner online:

LETTER OF THE DAY – Nuh Linga … sort it out
published: Thursday | August 28, 2008

The Editor, Sir:

I am writing this article in response to your editorial of August 26.

Following the euphoria of the greatness that the athletes achieved in Beijing, shaking the world and bringing back nationalism, pride and […]

The Trolley Problem

I was listening to Fresh Air on NPR yesterday evening and heard Michael Gazzaniga refer to The Trolley Problem. For some reason this kind of experiment really interested me so I wanted to share.

Basically, it’s a test to see how people respond to ethical issues.

A trolley is running out of control down a track. In […]

Robotic Quadraped “Big Dog”

Had to post this video. It’s amazing and at the same time terrifying. Can you imagine seeing that thing coming after you? You kick it, toss rocks at it and it just keeps coming. The balance and the fact it can jump is impressive.

Another fantastic project brought to you by DARPA!

Demo of Cain – Man in The Middle Attack

I just came across this on Slashdot. It’s an excellent demo showing just how easy it is to initiate a MITM attack for websites which don’t use SSL for login. You won’t be able to follow every step because it’s a short video but if you know what you are doing it should be relatively […]

A Bird? A Plane? A Flying Man?

A pretty crazy video I saw linked from Slashdot this morning.

Sure looks like fun! A big belly would probably get in the way of the aerodynamics though.