Monday, March 16, 2009

16-Mar-2009 AM clippings


Piracy goes point-and-click with an app that takes a picture of a DVD's UPC, finds the movie in a torrent, and downloads it at home:

United Video caught peddling a petition in support of the "Guilt by accusation" laws by falsely claiming it is to stop kiddy porn:

The One Laptop Per Child project looks like switching to the ARM CPU for the OX-2 design. Problem: Windows doesn't run on ARM CPUs. Yet:

France's Gendarmerie Nationale say that the police force has saved €50 million as a result of migrating from Windows to Ubuntu Linux:

And finally. Ever wondered what a trillion dollars looks like? Well, with the magic of computer graphics you can get an idea:

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