A Scanner Darkly producer’s Cannes blog

I’m really looking forward to this movie. Here’s a bit about the blog’s author: “Tommy Pallotta is a visionary storyteller who creatively blends technology with filmmaking, animation and interactivity. Pallotta’s latest production is based on the novel by Philip K. Dick, and directed by Richard Linklater, and starring Keanu Reeves.” read more | digg story

Cannes Applauds “America: Freedom to Fascism”

Because nothing in America is real until we see it on the Big Screen, this might be how the revolution will be televised. read more | digg story

Mass Dissent Dispersal Tools in the 21st Century (and you!)

Within the body of this text I cover Four Product-Technologies known to have been actualized in modern years with the intention of terminating Group-Demonstration and effectively administering Riot Repression. The Tools vary greatly in their methods,… but with a common goal: Control of an Unsatisfactorily active, congregating Public. read more | digg story

What Flight 77 Crashing into the Pentagon Would Really Look Like

Is this what Flight 77 hitting the Pentagon would really look like from nearby security cameras instead of the nondescript blur footage we have been subject to? The government claims all 84 cameras either didn’t capture the impact or that tape in the cameras was mysteriously empty and yet returned as normal to film the […]

Greasemonkey: Redesign Slashdot Today!

This guy, Marko Mrdjenovic, submitted to the Slashdot Redesign contest and has also created a greasemonkey script that will “make it so”! To install the GM Script click the ‘realtime’ link in the header frame. I don’t think it’s the best redesign out there, but it’s still cool and refreshing. What do you think? read […]

Former NSA director lashes out at Bush for warrantless searches

Former National Security Agency director Bobby Ray Inman lashed out at the Bush administration Monday night over its continued use of warrantless domestic wiretaps. Inman said “We can do what the country needs and work within the law.” implying that the law is not currently being followed. read more | digg story

I drive a $30K, 80mph, 166mpg SUV

Good post on how practical driving a Toyota RAV4 electric car is, and why we haven’t heard of it. Also who is trying to supress this tech for money, at the cost of pollution and gas prices. Sorry, but here comes the Digg Effect, lawmakers-for-hire! Also leaves a burnout at the emissions place when they […]

Stunning: The Most Detailed True-Color Image of the Entire Earth to Date

Using a collection of satellite-based observations, scientists and visualizers stitched together months of observations of the land surface, oceans, sea ice, and clouds into a seamless, true-color mosaic of every square kilometer (.386 square mile) of our planet. This record links to full resolution versions up to 21,600 pixels across. read more | digg story

Welcome to Police State, USA

With a quick swipe of a customer’s REAL ID card, merchants would be able to check the customer against the federal “no buy” list. Meanwhile, the record of the transaction could be recorded in the REAL ID database and noted by federal law enforcement. It’s only a short leap from there to having the federal […]