Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Wikileaks Cablegate File (how to) + Plot to lock up the Internet?

The Wikileaks site is down at the moment, and now it is clear that there may be an additional motivation for the court injunction against Limewire and then the government … Continue reading

December 3, 2010 · 2 Comments

Africa ‘can feed itself in a generation’

A new book claims Africa could feed itself within a generation, and become a major agricultural exporter. The book, The New Harvest, by Harvard University professor Calestous Juma, calls on … Continue reading

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US-Japan naval drills start as N Korea tensions rise

Japan and the United States have begun their biggest ever joint military exercises, amid growing tension in the region between North and South Korea. More than 44,000 Japanese and American … Continue reading

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Save Apps from iPhone to iTunes (How to)

I don’t want iTunes on my computer, but Apple pretty much demands it if you have an iPhone and want to back it up, upgrade your firmware, etc. So, here’s … Continue reading

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Race Is On to ‘Fingerprint’ Phones, PCs

David Norris wants to collect the digital equivalent of fingerprints from every computer, cellphone and TV set-top box in the world. He’s off to a good start. So far, Mr. … Continue reading

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Julian Assange, Wanted Whistleblower

A whistleblower is a person who raises a concern about alleged wrongdoing occurring in an organization or body of people. … Whistleblowers may make their allegations internally (for example, to … Continue reading

December 3, 2010 · 1 Comment
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