Intel CPU detection in MacOS X Don’t ask me what I was doing when I found this… 🙂 I just noticed that when you do a ‘strings’ on the MacOS X login application, loginwindow.app, it does some CPU detection, and in part of that CPU detection it’s looking for Intel

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Hackers for peace From BBC World Service… This conflict has seen a new breed of hacktivist, in the shape of pro-peace campaigners who have been joining pro-Islamic hackers and pro-American groups in expressing their grievances online.

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The cost of paranoia From The Economist… While the war may help al-Qaeda’s recruiting drive, it may not lead to any more of the terror network’s trademark spectacular attacks any time soon. These, it seems, tend to require long-term planning: the September 11th attacks, after all, were years in the

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If you spot terrorism, blow your anti-terrorism whistle. If you are Vin Diesel, yell really loud. The US government has a new website, http://www.ready.gov/. It’s another attempt at scare mongering in the style of the old “duck and cover” advice after WWII.

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Most Americans think the war against Iraq is linked to September 11th This is sad. See this CNN article. “If we don’t act now to get these weapons away from him, we are going to suffer.” When the war is over, keep your eyes peeled for reports of finding those

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Blatant propoganda Bush just gave his evening speech, and during and afterwards I heard two things that disgusted me: Bush: “…we will fight in Iraq so we do not need to fight with firefighters, police, and doctors on our own streets…” Analyst after the speech on Fox news: “…the military

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Anti-war protest idea: Gas boycott It would never happen, but it makes sense. Protestors: stop waving your banners in front of public buildings and start blocking the entrances to gas stations. That would send a strong message…

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Economics of war I would appreciate it if someone could enlighten me. The economics of this war do not make sense. According to past articles I’ve read (see previous posts on my blog), the oil in Iraq is estimated to only be worth $20B at full production. According to part

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Poll: 30% of Americans are immune to propoganda In a shocking turn of events to Bush Administration, a recent CNN poll found that at least 30% of Americans have become immune to war propoganda, and do not support military action against Iraq. (sarcasm)

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Dear Secretary of State Colin Powell, I have great respect for you as a leader and a politician, and I feel that you may be able to answer a question I have related to the “brain drain” that is going on this country and how it is related to the

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