Tag Archives: US

Dextrus bionic hand

This 3D printed hand is being developed by a guy in the US, for his friend in Afghanistan who needs a new one. I found it via Open Bionics page on Ploos.   Open Source design and 3D printing technology … Continue reading

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Easter message

For the past few days I’ve been offline, playing in the garden here at ‘the ashram.” It’s such a lovely old place, that’s how I’ve started thinking about it. High Summer is gone, taking the burning heat with it and … Continue reading

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Check

The CIA got rid of Gough. And who knows what happened to Fraser, who checked out unexpectedly as he was organising a new Party.  Gillard had to fly home from trade talks that came a bit early. Abbott has three … Continue reading

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It’s not going to go away.

Today the ABC ran a piece about Obama and the NSA. “Given the history of abuse by governments, it’s right to ask questions about surveillance, particularly as technology is reshaping every aspect of our lives,” Mr Obama told reporters at … Continue reading

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Australians left naked before PRISM.

Well, that’s all there is to it. No worries, Australia. According to Foreign Minister Bob Carr, the US government’s outsourced intelligence community going through your virtual sock drawer and taking a good look while you’re standing at the urinal is … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden’s chutzpah.

After a few days of ebb and flow, the source of the NSA leak has come forward. From a hotel in Hong Kong, one Edward Snowden, CIA ret., gave an interview to Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill. Like a scene … Continue reading

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Australian government sneaking around behind our backs again

Those of you who use the internet a fair bit probably remember last Wednesday’s anti-SOPA protest, during which numerous websites “blacked out” or posted specially designed images to raise awareness of the US “stop online piracy act”. The MPAA and … Continue reading

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An important message to the interwebs

If you’re not interested in US politics, you can probably skip this one. Although it is kinda funny. It’s a fantastic example of talking back to the system that seeks to exclude citizens in favour of corporate money. Crossposted from … Continue reading

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Wikileaks Iraq files… A study of spin.

It’s been pending for some time now. Another release of US war logs. Documents pertaining to the prosecution of an illegal war by the world’s most dangerous rogue state and it’s axis of evil coalition of the willing. This morning … Continue reading

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