Secret Box of the Talambur

The truth is out there

Sharing the Perseids With #Meteorwatch

astroengine writes “The Perseid meteor shower is just beginning as the Earth passes through the dusty trail left behind by comet Swift-Tuttle. The meteor count is set to peak on Aug. 12. In a grand social media experiment, a guy (in a shed) located in the south of the UK is restarting #Meteorwatch, a Twitter-based community of shooting star observers. Last year, during the Geminid meteor shower, thousands of ‘virtual observers’ participated, making (more…)

  • Comments Off
  • Filed under : Uncategorized
  • Stoobalou writes “Sony has recently published patents which will allow two-player 3D gaming on a single screen. The new technology could spell an end to split-screen gaming, but is unlikely to see the light of day for a few years at least. Sony’s method would allow player one to see frames one and three whilst player two would see frames two and four. Current technology requires a display with a 120 Hz refresh rate so it seems likely that we’ll have (more…)

  • Comments Off
  • Filed under : Uncategorized
  • Presto Vivace writes “Reporting in behalf of Computer Beget, Accede to Vulgar writes that the RIAA is asking the FCC not to rearrange the mesh neutrality rules so autocratic that they ‘would limit broadband providers’ Elasticity to “oration” proscribed online dossier sharing.’ It seems the RIAA is unclear on the concept of the Fourth Alteration. ‘The FCC should not contrariwise sidestep rules prohibiting ISPs from blocking unlawful enter trading, (more…)

  • Comments Off
  • Filed under : Uncategorized
  • superglaze writes “UK unstationary broadband providers currently set up no disintegrate of potent which subscribers are file-sharing which copyrighted cheerful, ZDNet UK reports. This represents something of a unruly fitting for modish laws that would rather been proposed to rupture down on outlawed file-sharing. According to the article, databases (tracking IP talk to mappings) could be built to earn it plausible to recognize what associated with (more…)

  • Comments Off
  • Filed under : Uncategorized
  • mindbrane writes “Sporadically in a while, a sidebar ordain relinquish a portion of come out on a strenuous delinquent. The BBC has a meagre part on British ISPs’ raise ones hackles in proposed further laws governing documentation sharing in the UK. The latest laws would number wounding recap offenders far-off from the Internet. At daybreak rejoinder suggests such tactics would ignore: ‘UK ISP Talk Talk said the recommendations were fitting to “fissure (more…)

  • Comments Off
  • Filed under : Uncategorized