Wednesday, March 23, 2011

23-Mar-2011 AM clippings

Enjoy:

The UK prepares to introduce a national IP blocking system in the name of preventing piracy of movies and music. For now:
http://torrentfreak.com/100-domains-on-movie-and-music-industry-website-blocking-wishlist-110322/

A look at the new features in the recently released Firefox 4 web browser:
http://www.businessinsider.com/new-features-in-firefox-4-2011-3

A new 3D nanostructure for lithium and NiMH batteries allows very rapid charging - an electric vehicle in 5 mins if you have the amps:
http://news.illinois.edu/news/11/0321batteries_PaulBraun.html

Quantum computing should hit the magic 10 qubit level this year. That's where it starts to surpass some standard computing techniques:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12811199

A discussion with a scientist who is actually building things atom by atom and his take on when it will be possible to make machines:
http://nextbigfuture.com/2011/03/philip-moriarty-discusses.html

And finally. A facebook app that peels the clothes off people in your friends' pictures. Works with guys, girls and sad people:
http://www.thesmokingjacket.com/humor/falseflesh-facebook-app

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