The trouble with a Siri that speaks Chinese

Siri Really Speaks Chinese. Just Don’t Ask Her About Tiananmen – WSJ




Anime Wallpaper for Windows Phone 7




Just geeky

Exploding Electric Taxi, Three Die.

Three die as electric taxi explodes.

Concerns are raised about possible fatal design flaw in green vehicles after deadly collision in Shenzhen, China. As we push towards being more green, going with electric vehicles is one concept that has been a desire for most of society for quite a while. Should we be worried now if we’re pushing the boundaries in a faster pace than technology can keep up?

Exlpoded Taxi

China, Green / Eco Friendly

Backdoor to Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner Computer System?



Researchers claim the chip used in military systems and civilian aircraft has built-in function that could let in hackers. The chip in question is ProASIC3 chip , it’s used in medical, automotive, communications and consumer products, as well as military use. Among applications where it’s used are remote surveillance systems, drones, and for flight-critical applications on the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Good god, this is all we need to worry about now for possible terrorist attacks that no longer need to penetrate physical security to down a plane, now all they need is a really good hacker.

Read more at the Guardian.

Computers, Medical, Military

We’re Trekkies And We Know It

via Giant Freakin Robot

I’m proud to be a Trekkie and I’m glad these fellows feel comfortable enough in their nerdiness to do this video. But I also cringe while watching it because of the stereotype it reinforces. Smile


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