| Political Talk|| Guy Refuses to Stop Drone-Spying on Seattle Woman: Is this legal? - WikiTiger on 5/17/13 at 8:49 am|
[quote]Back in October, Alexis wrote a piece asking what rights do we have with regard to the air above our property. Walk onto someone's lawn and you're trespassing; fly over it in...
| Political Talk|| Larry Page: 'set aside a part of the world' for unregulated experimentation - WikiTiger on 5/15/13 at 5:53 pm|
[link=(http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/15/4334356/larry-page-wants-to-set-aside-a-part-of-the-world-for-experimentation)]Larry Page wants to 'set aside a part of the world' for unregulated experimentation[/link]
[quote]Page noted that "the pace of change is increasing" and said that "we haven't ad...
| Music Board|| Best 'on the road' / 'touring' songs? - WikiTiger on 5/15/13 at 9:51 am|
1. Jackson Browne - The Load Out / Stay
2. Bob Seger - Turn the Page
3. Metallica - Wherever I May Roam
What you got?...
| Political Talk|| This isn't an airport, it's the security checkpoint for the 9/11 memorial in NYC - WikiTiger on 5/1/13 at 6:54 pm|
Game over, America. We lost.
| Money Talk|| Stock markets vulnerable to hack - flash crash, about $100 billion disappears - WikiTiger on 4/23/13 at 2:39 pm|
[quote]So it turns out traditional markets aren't as stable as everyone thought. The S&P 500 – an index of the 500 largest companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange – dropped 13 points in a matter of ...
| Music Board|| The beauty of derivative works - WikiTiger on 4/20/13 at 10:30 am|
1939: [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yek2nH_MNI0)]The Ink Spots - "Bless You for Being an Angel"[/link]
1987: [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDfeXm2_A9s)]Al Bano & Romina Power - I Cigni Di Balakà[/link]
1993: [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wyxmhe1NJr8)]Michael Jackson ...
| Money Talk|| BitPay Bitcoin processing fees vs. PayPal and Rewards Cards - WikiTiger on 4/15/13 at 8:48 pm|
This is a discussion about bitcoin as a payment network.
Do any of the bitcoin doubters out there see this as a benefit of bitcoin? Can you see its potential for disruption of certain industries?
Also, before any one comes in wondering why ther...
| Political Talk|| Chained CPI - Your thoughts? - WikiTiger on 4/7/13 at 6:39 pm|
[link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chained_CPI)]United States Chained Consumer Price Index[/link]
[link=(http://www.businessinsider.com/obama-budget-chained-cpi-2013-4)]Obama's New Budget Will Contain The Infamous 'Chained CPI'[/link]
My thoughts are that the government is already lying...
| Political Talk|| Marcatus Center "Freedom in the 50 States" 2013 rankings! - WikiTiger on 3/28/13 at 7:37 pm|
How does your state rank?
[link=(http://freedominthe50states.org/overall)]Freedom in the 50 States 2013[/link]
Louisiana is #37 overall. Wait a second...I thought Louisiana was full of small government conservatives????...
| Money Talk|| Let's play a game called Bitcoin Forensics - WikiTiger on 3/22/13 at 8:46 am|
The object of the game is to determine if an address from transaction C belongs to the same person from transaction A.
OK, let's get started!
[link=(http://blockchain.info/tx/6af2fd7613967b6cd9e0e56349be5291fbc73d226fee67b80f679e75fae406c6)]Transaction A[/link]: Notice it contains 6 sending a...
| Movie/TV Board|| Famous Television Show Home Floor Plans - WikiTiger on 3/14/13 at 6:20 pm|
[link=(http://hiconsumption.com/2013/03/famous-television-show-home-floor-plans/)]Famous Television Show Home Floor Plans[/link]
Thought some of y'all might enjoy this...
| Political Talk|| This is the state that you support - WikiTiger on 2/28/13 at 6:20 pm|
[link=(http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/12pdf/11-1025_ihdj.pdf)]SCOTUS says[/link], regarding warrant-less wiretaps: [quote]Because they do not face a threat of certainly impending interception under §1881a, their costs are simply the product of their fear of surveillance, which is insufficient...
| O-T Lounge|| Ubuntu Tablet just announced - WikiTiger on 2/19/13 at 10:10 am|
| Political Talk|| Ultimate Bitcoin Thread - Bitcoin rallying - WikiTiger on 2/16/13 at 11:51 am|
Many of you have expressed an interest in my bitcoin threads, but instead of starting a new thread every time some news breaks, I figured I'd do a mega-thread similar to how Josh handles the Defense Distributed thread.
[link=(http://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf)]Bitcoin white ...
| Political Talk|| What is the "right way" to go about correcting wrongs commited by the state - WikiTiger on 2/14/13 at 8:45 am|
In every Chris Dorner thread I've read I've seen multiple posts stating something like:
[i]Dorner had legit beef just went about it the wrong way.[/i]
So, knowing that he tried to go the legal route as set out by the system and failed, what exactly is the "right way" to ...
| Political Talk|| Would y'all please stop buying bitcoins!!! - WikiTiger on 2/12/13 at 11:55 am|
The price is getting too high.
$25.74 right now.
More than double than they were when I started talking about them on here.
| Movie/TV Board|| Movie--- The Pirate Bay: AFK ---available for download now - WikiTiger on 2/8/13 at 6:34 pm|
[quote]It’s the day before the trial starts. Fredrik packs a computer into a rusty old Volvo. Along with his Pirate Bay co-founders, he faces $13 million in damage claims to Hollywood in a copyright infringement case. Fredrik is on his way to install a new computer in the secret server hall. This is...
| Political Talk|| Google: Self-driving cars in 3-5 years. Feds: Not so fast - WikiTiger on 2/8/13 at 6:16 pm|
[link=(http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/147940-google-self-driving-cars-in-3-5-years-feds-not-so-fast)]Google: Self-driving cars in 3-5 years. Feds: Not so fast[/link]
[quote]The self-driving car could be available to consumers in 3-5 years, the head of Google’s autonomous driving project says....
| Political Talk|| Currency Wars Return, 1930s Style: Who Will Lose Out? - WikiTiger on 2/7/13 at 5:36 pm|
[link=(http://www.cnbc.com/id/100441340)]Currency Wars Return, 1930s Style: Who Will Lose Out?[/link]
[quote]The Bank of Japan doubled its inflation target to 2 percent in January and made an open-ended commitment to continue buying assets from next year. This follows a leadership change, with ne...
| Political Talk|| New smartphone encryption app could freak out law enforcement - WikiTiger on 2/5/13 at 3:19 pm|
[link=(http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2013/02/silent_circle_s_latest_app_democratizes_encryption_governments_won_t_be.single.html)]The Threat of Silence[/link]
[quote]Back in October, the startup tech firm Silent Circle ruffled governments’ feathers with a “surveillance-pro...
| Political Talk|| Detroit: Then and Now - WikiTiger on 2/2/13 at 1:54 pm|
[link=(http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/02/01/graphic-detroit-then-and-now/)]Detroit: Then and Now[/link]
[quote]In 1950, Detroit was booming. Motor City had a thriving auto industry, more than 1,800,000 citizens and in less than 10 years would be the home of Motown. It was America’s fifth-larg...
| Political Talk|| Offensive weapons in the UK - WikiTiger on 1/22/13 at 5:49 pm|
ETA: got this from [link=(http://www.reddit.com/r/Libertarian/comments/171y76/this_is_where_gun_control_measures_will/)]reddit[/link]...
| Money Talk|| Bitcoin Casinos Release 2012 Earnings - WikiTiger on 1/22/13 at 1:50 pm|
[link=(http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonmatonis/2013/01/22/bitcoin-casinos-release-2012-earnings/)]Bitcoin Casinos Release 2012 Earnings[/link]
I don't know if there's any real interest in this here but I thought I'd post it anyway.
Today's exchange rate weighted average as of typing this: $17.0...
| Political Talk|| Free e-book "Open Government" from O'Reilly Media - WikiTiger on 1/21/13 at 8:27 pm|
I thought some of you may be interested in this, however, I have not read it and thus cannot comment on whether or not it's worth it.
They are giving it away for free as a tribute to Aaron Swartz.
[quote]The contributors of Open Government had long fought for transparency and openness in gove...
| Political Talk|| A factual look at guns in America - WikiTiger on 1/18/13 at 8:25 pm|
[link=(http://americangunfacts.com/)]A factual look at guns in America[/link]
And it even includes sources!
| Political Talk|| Producer of pornographic fetish films gets 4 years in prison - WikiTiger on 1/17/13 at 7:06 pm|
[link=(http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-obscenity-trial-20130117,0,1121071.story)]Producer of pornographic fetish films gets 4 years in prison[/link]
[quote]Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;...
| O-T Lounge|| WYGRBI? - West Bank & Mandeville edition (MORE PICS ADDED!) - WikiTiger on 1/16/13 at 11:14 am|
Would you get robbed by it?
[link=(http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2013/01/west_bank_couple_arrested_in_m.html#incart_river_default)]Mandeville man robbed at knifepoint during online dating meet up[/link]
| Political Talk|| Data decryption law in the UK - Your thoughts? - WikiTiger on 1/14/13 at 1:17 pm|
[link=(http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2007/10/uk-can-now-demand-data-decryption-on-penalty-of-jail-time/)]UK can now demand data decryption on penalty of jail time[/link]
[quote]New laws going into effect today in the United Kingdom make it a crime to refuse to decrypt almost any encrypted da...
| O-T Lounge|| Forget Online Dating: Here's Something That Might Really Hurt Monogamy - WikiTiger on 1/14/13 at 9:33 am|
[link=(http://www.theatlantic.com/sexes/archive/2013/01/forget-online-dating-heres-something-that-might-i-really-i-hurt-monogamy/266970/)]Forget Online Dating: Here's Something That Might Really Hurt Monogamy[/link]
[quote]Let's say you met an over-educated, underemployed, thirty-something man wh...
| Music Board|| Bob Dylan - The Copyright Extension Collection, Volume 1 - WikiTiger on 1/12/13 at 2:35 pm|
[link=(http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2013/01/12/169133556/there-are-only-100-copies-of-the-new-bob-dylan-record)]Why There Are Only 100 Copies Of The New Bob Dylan Record[/link]
[quote]"Even record executives occasionally stray into honesty," says James Boyle, a law professor at Duke Unive...