Don’t believe everything that you read/watch/hear…

The BBC reports on a Pentagon document detailing the US military’s approach to ‘information warfare’ (PDF format). A little quote:

From influencing public opinion through new media to designing “computer network attack” weapons, the US military is learning to fight an electronic war. Continue reading Don’t believe everything that you read/watch/hear…

Towards an oral pseudo-medieval society…thanks to the internet

Interesting snippet from PhysOrg.com. Seems that a journalist (from the UKs own ‘News of the World’, no less) is concerned that the internet diet of audio and video snippets could annihilate all literary culture and produce a society that revolves around mythology and folkloric symbolism… Continue reading Towards an oral pseudo-medieval society…thanks to the internet

Open-frame Copper-pipe Case-mod

Here’s a link for the PC obsessives among you. I like a bit of bling in my machine…I don’t own a car, and my PC is probably the most expensive thing I own. So I like it to look a bit fly – expressing my individuality, you know.

But compared to some folk out there, my PC is a pedestrian box indeed. Thanks to a link from the mighty BoingBoing, I now connect you to an article about a guy who built a PC into a frame made of copper plumbing pipes. Continue reading Open-frame Copper-pipe Case-mod