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The Computer That Never Crashes

Everyday computers are ill suited to modeling natural processes such as how neurons work or how bees swarm. This is because they plod along sequentially, executing one instruction at a time. “Nature isn’t like that,” says UCL computer scientist Peter Bentley. “Its processes are distributed, decentralized and probabilistic. And they are fault tolerant, able to heal themselves. A computer should be able to do that.”

2014-05-14T05:31:12-07:00 February 16th, 2013|Categories: Link List|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Next Xbox Has Mandatory Kinect, Game-Swapping and New Controllers, According To Leaked Info

The next-generation Xbox—the one that will follow the still-popular Xbox 360—will run multiple games at once, require game installations, and will only work when a much-improved version of the popular but divisive Kinect sensor array is plugged in, according to a source who says he has access to development hardware.

2014-05-14T05:31:13-07:00 February 12th, 2013|Categories: Link List|0 Comments

How To Configure a Comcast Business Class Static IP Address

This tutorial explains how to configure a static IP address on a Comcast Business Class SMC8014 gateway and a Linksys WiFi router to enable remote access to network clients from the Internet. The SMC8014 gateway is configured for “bridge mode” by disabling the normal routing, firewall and DHCP functions. A static IP address is assigned to the Linksys router for Dynamic DNS (DDNS) services and remote Internet access to LAN clients.

2016-12-13T20:07:12-08:00 January 29th, 2013|Categories: Link List|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Star Wars Is Being Kick-started With Dynamite J.J. Abrams To Direct Star Wars: Episode VII

After a bevy of emails and phone calls, the formalities have been wrapped up, and at long last everyone can exhale and properly share the word with an excited Internet. Yes, J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, the first of a new series of Star Wars films to come from Lucasfilm under the leadership of Kathleen Kennedy. Abrams will be directing and Academy Award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the screenplay.

2014-05-14T05:31:13-07:00 January 26th, 2013|Categories: Link List|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New SnapChat “Hack” Lets Users Save Photos Forever

Nonetheless, evidence has surfaced that could threaten SnapChat’s private world of ephemeral messaging, bringing those innocent photos or salacious sexts to light. Alexia, via Buzzfeed, reported on SnapChat’s first “security loophole,” which showed that “snaps” could be accessed via temporary files stored on users’ iPhones and other iOS devices. While Alexia makes the good point that few beyond tech reporters are likely to go to the trouble of unearthing these snaps, we’ve now been alerted to another hack that allows users to capture “snaps” on their iOS devices and doesn’t require you to use iExplorer or iFunBox.

2016-12-13T20:07:14-08:00 January 23rd, 2013|Categories: Link List|Tags: |0 Comments