Collecting metadata “can be more intrusive than traditional communications data,” Scotland Yard’s deputy assistant commissioner has admitted to Ars.
Neil Basu made his comment during a briefing session on law enforcement requirements for investigatory powers. The UK government claims that the new Internet connection records (ICRs) at the heart of the Investigatory Powers Bill are “only” metadata, and therefore no more intrusive than traditional communications data.
See how scientists use high-speed videography to investigate – and learn from – the clumsy flight of the bumblebee.
What researchers at UC Davis discovered when capturing bees with high-speed video to examine their flight patterns and behaviors. Further research details the existence of the protein Reslin located at the joints of wing segments, which allow bee
OpenBazaar is now released on the mainnet and is ready for real transactions. You can download the program on the OpenBazaar website.
Anyone with a computer and internet connection can easily install the OpenBazaar software and begin trading with anyone else in the world – for free – without permission. The believe in decentralized, P2P trade network is going to fundamentally change commerce for the better.it’s a decentralized peer-to-peer network for trade that uses Bitcoin. That trade happens directly between buyers and sellers with no one in the middle – and no fees or restrictions on trade. Continue reading →
Like small part of the world bitcoin community, we were really surprised to find that Andreas Antonopoulos will make short stop to Barcelona for a scheduled meetup of Barcelona Bitcoin Community(BBC) during his European tour 2016.
Persons like Andreas are the gifted parents for any new and radical idea. They are ready to donate their time and energy to shape this idea and present it to the community in understandable way. People like him can understand the future, and then explain it to the rest of us in close, simple and efficient way. Continue reading →
Have you ever wanted to try porn in virtual reality? Secretly, we all have, and Pornhub just made it insanely easy. The world’s biggest adult site partnered with established VR porn store BaDoink to offer free 360-degree content. It is obviously NFSW.
If you’ve never tried VR porn, let me tell you: It is a weird, wild ride. I tested out the new site using both iOS and Android setups and a couple different headsets. The video I saw was not exactly virtual reality as the footage wasn’t entirely 3D. Pornhub does say that the new channel will have lots of full 360-degree content, so you really feel like you’re in some San Bernardino McMansion having sex with a stranger.
Feel might be the wrong word. It certainly looks like you’re there, though the resolution on the demo video that I saw was blurry at best. At worst, Continue reading →
Our Friend from Autonomous-Vasko is showing how to unpack and assemble battery packs. If you visit his webpage, you can find more for his Project and planned Trip in Spain. Used batteries from laptops 18650 become to live their second life. New life in service of humanity and environment. Expect more interesting projects from Autonomous soon. His inventions promised decentralized and open source existence, outside of the modern social model.
If you love MythBusters and you are curious about the final result of their experiments, the web site MythResults summarizes all 271 episodes of the show so you can quickly see what’s fact and what’s fiction.
The MythBusters tested over 1,000 distinct myths in 271 hour-long episodes spanning 14 years, resulting in a vast amount of information about common myths and interesting phenomena. There you can read a full-on summary, including an explanation of the test and the science behind the results. Continue reading →