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PayPal Shutsdown ProtonMail’s Crowdfunding Account

ProtonMail is working on a new email protocol/service that will provide end-to-end encryption of emails in a way that makes it impossible for the NSA to mass-spy on.  Because of this, PayPal has decided to freeze the quarter of a million dollars of project donations, and will not return it to ProtonMail unless ProtonMail hands them proof of…

Religion Test For Nerds

Do you believe material systems can display strongly emergent properties? Do you believe some matter exists that cannot be detected optically or by other electromagnetic means? Do you believe, in some areas of the universe, stable matter exists that violates the island of stability in nuclear chemistry? Do you believe infinitely dense point-mass particles exist,…

What Matters?

Things are the end result of that which matters. Things do not matter, they are the product of that which matters. That which matters is nothing. That which matters is no thing. The process of mattering is all that matters. Matter comes from no thing. No thing is the basis of mattering. Matter is a…

HP Just Turned The Computing World On Its Head

HP just announced the next revolution of evolution of computing.  In fact, the computing solution they’ve come up with is beyond revolutionary. 80 times less energy consumed. Photons (light) are used for processor to memory communication instead of electrons. 160 petabytes of stable long term non-volatile memory, byte addressable,  accessible in under 250 nanoseconds.  That’s the equivalent…

Police Training Video From A Time When Cops Behaved Like Humans

I love the opening party scene. Today, this party would have been busted in one of the following ways: 1. SWAT raid with assault rifles, flash bangs, tear gas, dogs, and helicopters. 2.  Uniformed raid with tasers, batons, pepper spray and a multitude of beat downs. 3. Uniformed raid with cops killing everyone who tries to run.…