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The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link The Saker Community Announcement on the Essential Saker Book and the Call for Networking Help Wed Nov 25, 2015 17:40 | Scott
Dear friends, I just want to give you a brief update on the Saker?s book sales. As you know, it had launched on November 17th and to our pleasant surprise

offsite link Report from Crimea by Auslander Wed Nov 25, 2015 17:28 | Saker-Admin
Auslander posted this sitrep in our comment section. I have reposted it here for all to read. (Webmaster) The situation in Krimea and Sevastopol is serious. The power coming to

offsite link The NATO destruction of the RuAF SU-24 Fencer and Turkish murder of the Russian servicemen Wed Nov 25, 2015 13:44 | Scott
Russia?s Interdiction of ISIS-Turkey Oil Trade and Attacks on Turkmen jihadi militants Poses Risk of Enlargement of Syrian Conflict UPDATED By: JiminNH The increasing velocity of events in Syria indicates

offsite link Syria-Iraq Battlespace, Nov. 25, 2015 Wed Nov 25, 2015 13:04 | Scott

offsite link Foreign Policy Diary ? Ukraine Launches Energy War Against Crimea Wed Nov 25, 2015 13:00 | Scott

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Human Rights in Ireland

offsite link The Labour Party #repealthe8th Proposals: An Analysis Wed Nov 25, 2015 20:11 | Fiona de Londras

offsite link Book Launch: International Human Rights: Perspectives from Ireland, 8 December 2015 Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:21 | Liam Thornton

offsite link FLAC: 2016 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:04 | Liam Thornton

offsite link The Green Party?s Reproductive Rights Policy: An Appraisal Tue Nov 17, 2015 07:55 | Fiona de Londras

offsite link Carroll on Marrying youth and politics: more than a click away Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:58 | GuestPost

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Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link December issue of An Phoblacht out now 19:16 Wed Nov 25, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link The voice of the orthodoxy outlines the real problems about the next election? 12:50 Wed Nov 25, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link ?Friendly contact?: Garda intelligence and the 1930?s IRA ? guest piece by Brian Hanley 10:19 Wed Nov 25, 2015 | guestposter

offsite link Another Fine Gael TD walks? 09:19 Wed Nov 25, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link What you want to say ? 25th November 2015 02:46 Wed Nov 25, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

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Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link The Financial Crisis:What Have We Learnt? 19:58 Sat Aug 29, 2015

offsite link Money in 35,000 Words or Less 21:34 Sat Aug 22, 2015


offsite link ALWAYS THE ARTISTS: WEEK THREE OF THE BANK INQUIRY 23:11 Thu Jan 22, 2015


Dublin Opinion >>

NATO Supports Turkey Who Support ISIS.
NATO: We Fully Support Turkey's Decision to Shoot Down Russian Jet

After “extraordinary meeting,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg declares that “we stand in solidarity with Turkey and support the territorial integrity of our NATO Ally, Turkey” Src: http://russia-insider.com/en/nato-secretary-general-we-stand-solidarity-turkey/ri11422

Turkey is mad as Russia for destroying over 500 Tankers used by ISIS to smuggle oil through Turkey and sold through BMZ Ltd, the maritime company of Bilal ErdoÄźan, the son of President ErdoÄźan of Turkey. QED.
See also: Russian Senator&Pilot: “This Was Erdogan’s Revenge for Loss of ISIL Cash Cow” and The Paris Attacks -What's Going On ?

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…


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

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
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
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
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
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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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
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
international / sci-tech / other press Sunday July 03, 2011 20:22 by Wringer   image 1 image
Get the full story at the url. Maybe mobiles are safe after all.

Evidence from a growing number of studies does not support the theory that cellphones raise the risk of brain cancer, an independent international panel of experts has found after carrying out a thorough analysis of all published research.

The analysis was carried out by the ICNIRP (International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection) Standing Committee on Epidemiology.
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