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Chicago’s reggae mad scientists, The Drastics, drop some knowledge on the Boy King and dub the shit out of Michael Jackson. Don’t stop til you get enough, indeed.

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The Reverend KRS-One

A news brief: KRS-One has written a 600-page tome that he expects will one day be the holy text of a hip hop religion.

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Much has been made lately about the propagation of white supremacist organization within the military, so in the spirit of making light of current events, here’s an action/response flow chart taken from Pamphlet 600-15: “Personnel-General – Extremist Activities,” the Army’s official document regarding “extremist” soldiers. The following are official instructions for any commanding officer faced with the timeless stumper: my lance corporal has a swastika on his forehead.

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A friend sent this to me – a longish (and good) Atlantic article about how the economic meltdown will change the “look” of America in a geographic sense – and, while I don’t necessarily think everything the author puts forth is entirely accurate, it’s definitely one of the best assessments I’ve heard of what’s coming our way.

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200903/meltdown-geography/2
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They're already eating Asian children

According to MSNBC, the journal Science had published an article regarding the development of robotic muscles that do not need electricity to function: (more…)

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Velocidroid?

Velocidroid?

 

 

From the Popular Science Blog:

 

The Department of Defense has put out a call: design a pack of robots. A so-called Multi-Robot Pursuit System would be used to “search for and detect a non-cooperative human subject.” Each robot has to weigh 100 kilograms or less, act autonomously (with a human squad leader), negotiate obstacles, and provide immediate feedback. The robots would report back to a human operator, and defer to that human when the robot AI determines that a “difficult decision” is required.

Wait; “difficult decision”?  And what the fuck is a “non-cooperative human subject”?  Is this like when, in third grade, I refused to clean my room?  Now my mom could just send a pack of robots to kill me?

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