Interesting 9-11 Dispatches

I have been looking through random pager excerpts from 9-11, as mentioned before.  Here are some interesting lines from my reading at Wikileaks: 2001-09-11 08:25:14 Arch [1407332] B ALPHA hey homo-gimme a call later today-wanna go bike shopping? ELF PS wanna go riding? 2001-09-11 08:32:29 Metrocall [0983866] C ALPHA Frm: DallasNews News Sub: Txt: US…

Ode To The Roku

Over the past few months, I have been finding that I am using my Roku box more than even Hulu. Clearly my content choices are more unusual than most people might be into. Take my recent Buck Rogers marathon I did over the weekend for example. Still, despite this, I have found that the recent…

What is The Best Handheld HD Camera?

There’s been a huge rise in the popularity of cheap, low-end HD cameras inside the last year.  Everything changed with the introduction of the Mino Flip in 2008, for the first time it was possible to buy a Hi Definition video camera for less than $200, and pop it in your shirt pocket.

The Death of The Local Record Shop

…times are changing, and fast. The rise of “digital djing” has been heralded for most of this decade, but now with world famous stars such as Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold and Roger Sanchez leaving vinyl behind, it seems the DJ community is really moving on.

Microsoft Opens Security Essentials Beta

Giving everyone with a Windows Live ID a chance to try the newest beta of its security product does a couple of things. It allows the widest number of different situations for the testing of the final product, and it also takes a huge bite out of other security products revenue. For those that use…

Building Real Security With Virtual Worlds

Advances in computerized modeling and prediction of group behavior, together with improvements in video game graphics, are making possible virtual worlds in which defense analysts can explore and predict results of many different possible military and policy actions, say computer science researchers at the University of Maryland in a commentary published in the November 27…


Even though the Internet as a whole has become a lot more social over the past few years, for a lot of people, their Web browser has pretty much stayed the same. There are some Web browsers that enable users to make their Web browsing more social, but it’s still an isolating experience for many….