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Air Force Develops Transparent Aluminum

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On the same day that we learned James Doohan’s ashes are bound for space the USAF announced a new transparent armor technology made from aluminum oxynitride.

How to Punish a Professor

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Make her teach! The Valley News has the story of Dartmouth Professor Mara Sabinson who “alleges that after she refused to quit, college administrators punish...

Social Networking at the NSA?

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Bob Cringely’s column this week offers the first sensible explaination I’ve heard on why the NSA is skipping the FISA court for its ‘wiretapping’ activities....

Secret Laws

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When last I wrote about the Outlawing of Fair Use of video, I wrote that HR 4569 aims to require analog transmissions to maintain DRM “somehow”.

Dartmouth AI Seminar

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This weekend I attended a seminar at Dartmouth College commemorating the fifthieth anniversary of the first Dartmouth Summer Symposium on Artificial Intellig...