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Tag Archives: US
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
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
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
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
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
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