Seems to be Congress is working on a new law, that changes Internet so much, that WIKIPEDIA decided, to black the English WIKIPEDIA page for 24 hours.
That was Yesterday.
Today I got more news about the SOPA - Stop Online Piracy Act - to me it looks like something like a McCarthy era remake.
I just visited www.OneCandleintheDark.blogspot.com reading that the lobbying SOPA supporters earned millions of dollars with distributing software to download copyrighted material. And now they are criminalizing it.
And it is an attack against free speach, as you will see. When Egypt shut down the Internet last spring, there was an uproar here in the States. Now SOPA in effect is cutting off the Internet as we know it. The Internet has to stay a room of free speach! Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge!
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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