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A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2016/04/30 ? Open Thread Sat Apr 30, 2016 06:30 | Herb Swanson
2016/04/30 05:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

offsite link Ukronazis in Lvov celebrate the 73rd anniversary of Ukrainian SS division Sat Apr 30, 2016 01:58 | The Saker

offsite link ISIS Struggles to Overcome the Budget Deficit Fri Apr 29, 2016 19:36 | The Saker
https://southfront.org/isis-struggles...

offsite link Officers of Russia?s Investigative Committee read Konstantin Simonov?s poem Motherland Fri Apr 29, 2016 14:32 | Scott
Poem Motherland by Konstantin Simonov A translation of “??????”. The three great oceans touching She lies, the towns and cities are spread out, Covered with the net of meridians, Invincible,

offsite link The Light Will Conquer The Darkness Fri Apr 29, 2016 01:22 | mod editor
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offsite link PhD studentships at DCU Fri Apr 29, 2016 17:15 | Eoin Daly

offsite link The Role of Sport in the Recognition of Transgender and Intersex Rights Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:54 | Eoin Daly

offsite link Call for Papers: ?International and Comparative Law in the 21st Century: Lessons learned?? Wed Mar 23, 2016 17:58 | GuestPost

offsite link Call for Contributions & Engagement #directprovision16: Direct Provision 16 years on, and on, and on... Tue Mar 15, 2016 13:08 | Liam Thornton

offsite link GSOC, the legislative process, and the privacy rights of citizens: what is the law?   Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:14 | admin

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Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link The Book of Alien 11:42 Sat Apr 30, 2016 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link A deeply unfair analysis of the anti-bin tax campaign 09:20 Sat Apr 30, 2016 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link This weekend I?ll mostly be listening to? some songs. 09:06 Sat Apr 30, 2016 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Not a marriage, not quite cohabiting, and we?ve three years of this? 19:38 Fri Apr 29, 2016 | WorldbyStorm

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international / sci-tech / news report Sunday December 06, 2015 16:29 by Indymedia Uk User
ADMINS: - Indymedia UK has been offline since yesterday.

Please let them know, so they can get it fixed.

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national / sci-tech / opinion/analysis Tuesday April 07, 2015 16:35 by Unemployed IT Guy   text 1 comment (last - wednesday april 08, 2015 13:29)
My Job Bridge software development experiences... read full story / add a comment
cork / sci-tech / opinion/analysis Sunday July 13, 2014 12:43 by Corkonian   text 1 comment (last - friday july 18, 2014 12:34)
Visit by Dáil Committee toTyndall National Institute, UCC, Monday 14 July. Questions need to be addressed in regard to departures of iconic researchers following SFI funded research work. In particular the iconic work on the junctionless transistor. read full story / add a comment
dublin / sci-tech / event notice Wednesday June 04, 2014 19:17 by Dublin Film Qlub
Season Four of the Dublin Film Qlub, “Burning the Closet!”, continues with…

TWICE A WOMAN

( Twee Vrouwen )
Dir. George Sluizer, 1979
Starring: Bibi Andersson, Sandra Dumas, Anthony Perkins
English

Saturday 21 June 2014
2:30 pm
(doors open at 2pm)

The New Theatre
East Essex street
Temple Bar
Dublin 2

Day membership €8
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international / sci-tech / news report Friday April 11, 2014 09:43 by wageslave   image 1 image
The false sense of security of the internet has been completely overturned by the latest security bug to be discovered. A bug in the popular OpenSSL library used by many of the most important and frequently used server sites on the net allows arbitrary chunks of memory to be read remotely from user machines and servers, possibly containing very sensitive data, user tokens, bank details, emails and passwords. What does all this mean and how did it happen and what can we do to protect ourselves? read full story / add a comment
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mayo / sci-tech / event notice Wednesday January 08, 2014 22:08 by E   text 1 comment (last - sunday january 12, 2014 17:18)   image 1 image
15th & 16th February 2014, Pollathomais, Erris, Co. Mayo read full story / add a comment
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international / sci-tech / news report Sunday July 21, 2013 02:25 by lemonfoundation   image 1 image
Allied NATO Government is hiding millions of infectious NON HIV AIDS cases (like mine) under the "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)" ICD-code.

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HIV-Negative AIDS?
dublin / sci-tech / news report Monday June 24, 2013 07:00 by lemonfoundation   text 1 comment (last - tuesday june 25, 2013 11:06)   image 1 image
Allied NATO Government is hiding millions of infectious NON HIV AIDS cases (like mine) under the "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)" ICD-code.
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John Kay inventor of the Fly Shuttle, by Ford Madox Brown
international / sci-tech / opinion/analysis Wednesday May 01, 2013 18:35 by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin   text 1 comment (last - wednesday may 01, 2013 23:53)   image 5 images
Just as we are seeing climate chaos change to climate catastrophe, we may also see job chaos change to job catastrophe. We are entering an era of technological change which has the potential to create havoc in an already seriously undermined world of employment. It has become a well-worn cliché to declare that the robots are coming but it is necessary to consider seriously how the creeping technologisation of production and services is going to affect many areas of employment considered today to be relatively safe from the machines. read full story / add a comment
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international / sci-tech / news report Saturday April 27, 2013 21:42 by @   text 4 comments (last - tuesday april 30, 2013 16:16)   image 1 image
3,000 anarchists in Greece march in solidarity to Athens Indymedia & 98 FM

Taking the fight from the internet to the streets. On April 25th, 2013 approximately 3.000 anarchists marched in solidarity to Athens Indymedia and 98 FM that have been censored by the greek State since April 11th, amongst dozens of solidarity actions all over Greece and some parts of Europe. read full story / add a comment
dublin / sci-tech / event notice Thursday April 18, 2013 21:01 by weather fan
The Irish Meteorological Society invites you to a Public Lecture in the Custom House, Thursday April 25th at 6-30pm. ‘EUMETSAT: A European Success Story’ by Declan Murphy.

EUMETSAT is responsible for the launch and operation of meteorological satellites which make a significant contribution to weather forecasting and to the monitoring of the global climate.

Members of the public are welcome and admission is free. Please book at www.irishmetsociety.org. Tea/coffee from 5-30pm and complimentary satellite poster for attendees. read full story / add a comment

Fuck Mac
dublin / sci-tech / event notice Wednesday February 13, 2013 18:48 by Seomra Spraoi   text 1 comment (last - friday february 15, 2013 17:44)   image 2 images
Lessons for those interested in learning more about the world wide web!

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international / sci-tech / other press Sunday May 20, 2012 20:17 by Hypatia   text 41 comments (last - friday june 29, 2012 12:18)   image 8 images
Interesting long term data confirms that Australia is warming. Full text at link.

In the first study of its kind in Australasia, scientists used 27 natural climate records to create the first large-scale temperature reconstruction for the region over the past 1,000 years.

The study led by researchers at the University of Melbourne, used a range of natural indicators including tree rings, corals and ice cores to study Australasian temperatures over the past millennium. They then compared these with climate model simulations.

Dr. Stephen Phipps, a researcher with UNSW’s Climate Change Research Centre and the Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science led the climate model simulation research. He said the results showed there were no other warm periods in the past 1,000 years that match the warming experienced in Australasia since 1950. read full story / add a comment
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international / sci-tech / other press Saturday February 25, 2012 17:44 by Pleb   text 5 comments (last - sunday february 26, 2012 20:49)   image 1 image
(original article is in Scientific American, re-published here in the public interest)

By Julian Dibbell

• The Internet was designed to be a decentralized system: every node should connect to many others. This design helped to make the system resistant to censorship or outside attack.
• Yet in practice, most individual users exist at the edges of the network, connected to others only through their Internet service provider (ISP). Block this link, and Internet access disappears.
• An alternative option is beginning to emerge in the form of wireless mesh networks, simple systems that connect end users to one another and automatically route around blocks and censors.
• Yet any mesh network needs to hit a critical mass of users before it functions well; developers must convince potential users to trade off ease of use for added freedom and privacy.
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Riffstation
national / sci-tech / press release Wednesday January 04, 2012 18:13 by Riffstation   image 1 image   video 1 video file
A new Dublin start-up have just released Riffstation, a software application designed for guitar players everywhere to practice, jam and learn the songs they love. There's even a free trial version available on the website www.riffstation.com. Unlike other interactive guitar applications which force users to buy subscriptions or special content, Riffstation uses the music you already own. read full story / add a comment
national / sci-tech / press release Thursday December 08, 2011 21:18 by Kevin O'Brien
Sanncus is being launched as part of the “The 12 Business Days of Christmas” running from 1st to 20th of December. The initiative, created by DCU Business School and LINK, the Leadership, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre, is supported by AIB. read full story / add a comment
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international / sci-tech / opinion/analysis Thursday December 01, 2011 04:52 by Reinarto Hadipriono   image 4 images
In the evolutionary journey of a living creature, a condition or a movement that occurs continuously from generation to generation, e.g. as when it “moves forward”, will have an impact on the shape of its body read full story / add a comment
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international / sci-tech / opinion/analysis Saturday October 08, 2011 04:58 by Reinarto Hadipriono   image 2 images
How then are we to explain about the very existence of living creatures that have, since they first emerged 3.8 billion years ago, never come to the end of their life process? Therefore, the claim that all living creatures must experience death is one that still needs to be thoroughly proven read full story / add a comment
national / sci-tech / news report Thursday September 08, 2011 09:36 by getouttamyhead   text 1 comment (last - wednesday october 12, 2011 09:28)   1 attached file
In Ireland, you’re psycho. In Sweden the government recognizes electromagnetic sensitivity as a medical condition. In Spain this week the courts recognized the condition following assessment by a group of experts. In San Francisco organizers have announced plans for a mass rally against Smart Meters. read full story / add a comment
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