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November 6, 2008  4:56 PM

Will buckypaper cars fly — or will we need buckypaper airplanes?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore

From the Associated Press:

It's called 'buckypaper' and looks a lot like ordinary carbon paper, but don't be fooled by the cute name or flimsy appearance. It could revolutionize the way everything from airplanes to TVs are made.
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October 31, 2008  10:50 AM

The Vault of Tech Terror

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore

Goood eeevvvening! (It's always evening here in the Vault of Tech Terror.) Don't be afraid, Younnnnng Onnnne -- that creaking sound you heard was only the vault...

October 9, 2008  5:14 AM

Overheard and overseen: Is your webcam spying on you?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore

jeremiah_grossman.jpg "Web pages know what websites you’ve been to (without JS), where you’re logged-in, what...

August 22, 2008  5:54 AM

XNA Game Studio offers opportunities for developers — what about the gamers?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Development, gaming, programming, Uncategorized

pong.jpg Ah, Pong. I pretty much understood that game. You may gather I'm not up to speed on the...

August 20, 2008  5:48 PM

Would you click a link offering to infect your computer? 409 people did.

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
drive-by downloads, malware, Uncategorized

Security researcher Didier Stevens conducted a test last year to see what kind of a clickthrough rate you might get from an ad offering drive-by downloads. .16%, as it turns out... Here's an excerpt from his blog post about the...

August 19, 2008  5:57 PM

The floppy hasn’t died — it’s just become virtual

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
freeware, Storage, Uncategorized

floppy-disks.jpg On Of Zen and Computing,

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April 29, 2008  9:13 AM

Video: Lecture on Red Dragon advanced Linux kernel keylogger and THX-vlogger

Posted by: GuyPardon

This video features Shreeraj Shah, one of the founders of NetSquare, speaking about defending Web applications and kernel keyloggers at the

February 14, 2008  10:03 AM

My geeky valentine

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
blog, free, fun, geek, humor, Uncategorized

Hey Sweetie! I got you a little something for Valentine's Day:

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February 8, 2008  2:31 PM

Keeping time, from sticks in the ground to Stonehenge to the atomic clock

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
history, information, interesting, science, Technology, time, Uncategorized

I was thinking about time today. Just the usual stuff: how to have more of it, why must it be so ... precise. This all seemed to stem from looking at our definition of atomic clock, as I browsed the database for...

December 20, 2007  6:21 PM

Naughty or nice?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
fun, quiz, Uncategorized

'Tis the season! We've made a list and checked it twice. Now we're gonna find out who's naughty, who's nice... and who's...

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