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MicroSD problems

57 month ago

nelson : MicroSD problems - One of the world's most famous reverse engineering hackers delves deep into 2GB flash cards

Andy Baio : Bunnie Huang's forensic research into irregular MicroSD cards - "Kingston is revealed as simply a vendor that re-marks other people's chips in its own packaging"  [via]

Milo Vermeulen : On MicroSD Problems - interesting forensic investigation by Chumby hardware developer Bunnie [via]

Translating "The Economist" Behind China's Great Firewall

69 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : Translating "The Economist" Behind China's Great Firewall - Translating "The Economist" Behind China's Great Firewall: uhm, wow

nelson : The Economist in Chinese - Waxy tracks down an unofficial fan translation project

Andy Baio : Translating "The Economist" Behind China's Great Firewall - While researching Oscar screeners last month, I stumbled on a remarkable example of online collaboration in China that's completely undiscovered here. In short, a group of dedicated fans of The Economist newsmagazine are translating each weekly issue c

Extraordinary pixel-art map of Hong Kong that you can browse and explore just like Google/Yahoo M...

84 month ago

plasticbag : Extraordinary pixel-art map of Hong Kong that you can browse and explore just like Google/Yahoo Maps... - It's really beautiful. I've spent at least an hour roaming around it over the last few days.

nelson : Hong Kong, pixelart - Amazing map

Andy Baio : Isometric pixel map of Hong Kong - insanely detailed with some odd photo collage bits; try the highest zoom level  [via]

Google Removes Its Help Entry on Censorship

107 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Removes Its Help Entry on Censorship - Google Removes Its Help Entry on Censorship: What used to say "we never censor" now simply 404s. So much fo "do no evil."

Andy Baio : Google removes help entry on censorship - it's one thing to censor to comply with local laws, just be open and honest about it

kayodeok : Google Removes Its Help Entry on Censorship - Here's what it used to read: "Google does not censor results for any search term. The order and content of our results are completely automated; we do not manipulate our search results by hand. We believe strongly in allowing the democracy of the web to d

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