Tag Archives: surveillance

Slow And Steady Wins The War On Drugs

Growing marijuana is a crime and that’s a damned shame. It’s no mystery that it’s a great pain reliever and can turn any award winning drama into a laugh-out-loud comedy. The war on drugs has always been a controversial topic in the realm of political agenda and the media. It’s only getting more controversial now that they’re busting growers with ...

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Spy Kite Soars Into Ladies Dressing Room

Listen, there’s no time to explain. Government agents are looking for you. They’ll blend in, disappear and even take the persona of family and friends. Before you know it, your own dog could be working for the feds. You’ll need eyes everywhere. That’s where the Delta spy kite comes in. A kite with a camera capable of snapping photos from ...

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A Sensor That Mimicks The Human Eye

We’ve seen artificial corneas that could replace damaged organic corneas, but how about a digital image sensor that adjusts itself like a human retina? That’s exactly what John Rogers at the University of Illinois is creating. An improved method of transferring silicon sensors onto a curved surface allowing for the sensor to capture wide-angle views with low distortion. Because it ...

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The Government Wants To Get All Up In Your Laptop

Everybody knows it can be dangerous to have porn on your computer at work, but now it seems like none of your files are safe from prying eyes. Thanks to some recent court rulings and new policies at the Department of Homeland Security, any traveler crossing the US border can have their laptops and other electronic devices seized and examined ...

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UK Plans On Making Everyone A Cop

“The public are the best weapon for fighting crime,” says United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Jacqui Smith after introducing a new approach to criminal statistical surveillance earlier this month. Once police in England and Wales started publishing their monthly crime statistics, giving the public more information on local crime information, they knew they had to take it one step further. The ...

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360 Degree Camera Prototype By Olympus

Olympus Japan today announced the development of the worlds first 360 degree lens and camera prototype. With a vertical coverage of 180 degrees this camera is a boon to surveillance systems everywhere. This camera won’t miss a thing as it can cover every possible angle so long as the room isn’t too asymmetrical. No word from Olympus if the prototype ...

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What Does A Camera See?

New spy cam software has been compared to scramble suits worn by narcotics officers in Philip K Dick’s novel/movie A Scanner Darkly. No one wants their own mug shown in some criminal surveillance video simply because you became an anecdote for “the wrong place at the wrong time.” With this new software, faces will be blurred and encrypted; protecting the ...

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Got the Bug? You need a Laser Surveillance Defeater

It’s not surprise your house is bugged by the CIA. After all, you did conspire with Colonel Sanders on a dirty bomb made from re-fried mac and cheese. Right now you’re in a tight place and every word you say can be used against you when you’re getting fucked hard by a judge. Avoid doing hard time with this $70 ...

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Monorail Monitoring Robot Couldn’t Catch Me

Israeli company Linceus is introducing a monorail robot designed to patrol large areas such as airport perimeters/Gaza Strip without the need to hire rent-a-cops for security. The bot is capable of reaching speeds up to 50 MPH. It’s equipped with an array of sensors such as thermal cameras, laser designators and a rangefinder. It’s a damn shame it doesn’t have ...

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Moth Torture Unveiled By Paranoid Scientists

Much of the newest level of Big Brother-type surveillance seems overly paranoid for my taste, and this just takes it to a whole new level of suspicion. Scientists at Georgia Tech have been dabbling with an idea which is the best thing since Bird’s Ass View. The prospect of producing cyborg SpyBot moth’s, which are implanted with surveillance equipment in ...

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