Samsung Plants Keyloggers On Laptops

”Mohammed Hassan writes in Network World that he found a keylogger program installed on his brand-new laptop — not once, but twice. After initial denials, Samsung has admitted they did this, saying it was to ‘monitor the performance of the machine and to find out how it is being used.’”

Samsung Plants Keyloggers On Laptops – Slashdot

It is mind-boggling to think that Samsung did not expect anyone to find out.

**Update: ** Samsung Keylogger Stories a False Alarm

How NASA Photoshopped A Galaxy

Did you know that every time you look at one of those amazing images captured by Hubble cameras you are actually looking at a composite image made up by as many as 1400 still shots? Did you also know that the colors you are seeing in those images are completely faked and added by scientists in order to show off specific details within the scene?

How NASA Photoshopped A Galaxy » f stoppers

See a timelapse video of how it’s done below.

Ian Squires: Conservative Pie; Republicans Introduce Legislation Redefining Pi as Exactly 3

”That long-held empirical value of pi, I am not saying it should be necessarily viewed as wrong, but 3 is a lot better,” said Roby, the 34-year old legislator representing Alabama’s second congressional district, ushered into office in the historic 2010 Republican mid-term bonanza.

”For decades, we’ve all been learning that pi is this crazy ‘irrational’ number. And any number with no end is, not, well, it makes it really hard,” Roby said. ”We talked about making pi 3-and-a-third, but that wouldn’t really help, because you’re still then stuck with endless threes.”

Republicans Introduce Legislation Redefining Pi as Exactly 3

Brilliant!

(Via Marco.)