Tuesday, September 15, 2009

15-Sep-2009 AM clippings


Software Freedom Day approaches, with events all over New Zealand, and indeed the rest of the world on or about the 20th September:
http://softwarefreedomday.org.nz http://softwarefreedomday.org

Motorola unveil their new Android mobile phone, the Cliq:

Open Source collision avoidance software ported from the F22 jet fighter target identification system into the new Ford Taurus:

BeOS didn't die, it went off to form the Haiku Operating System. This is now under the BSD licence and has just hit alpha release status:

An Andriod phone app that lest you "test" a Windows PC for the current unpatched remote BSoD vulnerability:

And finally. A homemade rail gun with instructions and build video. No baby BB launcher this - 5.6kJ muzzle energy, and V2.0 is coming:

Vik :v) Diamond Age Solutions Ltd. http://diamondage.co.nz

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