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November 3, 2008

LOTD for November 3

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 9:45 pm

I think that it is great that the astronauts get to vote from space:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition18/vote.html

Electronic voting groups are watching several key states closely due to worried about flaws in the machines that will be used tomorrow:
http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/11/03/Evoting_groups_are_watching_a_handful_of_states_1.html?source=NLC-DAILY&cgd=2008-11-03

Q&A with an expert in this area about what could go wrong with electronic voting machines:
http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/11/03/Evoting_What_can_go_wrong_1.html?source=NLC-DAILY&cgd=2008-11-03

Study found that the US is the sixth most innovative country:
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-10/lu-ntl103108.php

The Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion (CRSP) is launching 12 novel solar research projects totaling more than $1.1 million in its inaugural round of research and development funding:
http://www.nrel.gov/news/press/2008/640.html

The US Air Force apparently wants to unilaterally rewrite the laws of cyberspace as part of the military’s effort to gain the upper hand in network conflict:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/11/air-force-aims.html

The leading encryption candidate to be used for the Internet’s future has already been cracked:
http://stage.hsdailywire.com/single.php?id=7027

Another Predator UAV has apparently been shot down over Afghanistan:
http://attackerman.firedoglake.com/2008/11/02/predatorcrashafghanistan/

Motorola demonstrated 700 MHz LTE over-the-air:
Press release

Microsoft and LG will work together on converged mobile devices:
http://web20.telecomtv.com/pages/?newsid=44075&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10&view=news

Man has been charged with stealing 8 piggy banks from a Minnesota home. The piggy banks contained more than $2,700 in change!
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27485415/

Cute headline–Can TV Make Your Teen Pregnant?
http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/11/03/can-tv-make-your-teen-pregnant/?hp

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