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January 21, 2008

LOTD for January 21

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 9:12 pm

The Nintendo Wii has been found to be an effective way to train surgeons!
http://technology.newscientist.com/channel/tech/mg19726396.100-a-wii-warmup-hones-surgical-skills.html

Learning how to operate on a gallbladder by using a Wii is one example of this:
http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2008/01/17/surgeons-hone-skills-on-nintendo-wii/

A significantly cheaper and more efficient hybrid car battery is being developed:
http://www.rdmag.com/ShowPR.aspx?PUBCODE=014&ACCT=1400000100&ISSUE=0801&RELTYPE=MS&PRODCODE=0000000&PRODLETT=FV

Soldiers have been warned not to forward bogus chain e-mails about Obama:
http://www.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles/2008/01/20/soldiers_warned_not_to_forward_bogus_chain_e_mail_using_military_computers/

A new book states that UN’s top nuclear watchdog is actually a Russian spy!
http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?parm1=5&docID=hsnews-000002657689

The NY Times analyzes how every Presidential candidate is being unrealistic about Iraq:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/20/weekinreview/20gordon.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Hackers have been able to hack into the computer systems of utility companies around the world and make demands:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/18/AR2008011803277_pf.html

Interesting photo galleries of homemade bombs and spy tech gear:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/01/homemade-bombs.html

Analysis about how this year is critical for WiMAX:
http://web20.telecomtv.com/pages/?newsid=42490&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10

Yahoo! has joined the one-password movement:
http://web20.telecomtv.com/pages/?newsid=42493&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10

US researchers feel that more research is needed on long-term health effects of cell phone radiation on pregnant women and kids.
http://web20.telecomtv.com/pages/?newsid=42492&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10

Time Warner is going to consumption-based billing for internet service to address the users who use too much internet bandwidth. Comcast was caught cutting down the access for heavy internet users despite advertising “unlimited” internet use:
http://web20.telecomtv.com/pages/?newsid=42489&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10

China is trying to crack down on internet gaming:
http://web20.telecomtv.com/pages/?newsid=42491&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10

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