Tuesday, September 9, 2008

09-Sep-2008 PM clippings

Enjoy:

EDS Is bought by HP, which has been suffering from IT staff attrition of late:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/4685142a28.html

Black and White prepares to be the first Mobile Virtual Network Operator, reselling Vodafone packages initially:
http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/netw/2E96276D893C2FFECC2574BD00292DF1

Google admits its EULA for the Chrome browser was draconian and will be correcting it retroactively:
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080903-google-on-chrome-eula-controversy-our-bad-well-change-it.html

A grenade-like WWII-era mechanical handheld calculator disasembled:
http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2008/09/stunningly-intricate-curta-mechanical.html

And finally. Adam and Jamie of the TV series Mythbusters use a 1100 barrelled paintball gun to paint the Mona Lisa in 80 milliseconds:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKK933KK6Gg

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