It speak also about NDA, reverse engineering in Samba, openoffice
"In the United States a really vile law got passed a few years ago called the DMCA. It is legal for stuff except stuff doing Digital Rights Management (DRM). So what has been happening is folks like Microsoft, have been putting DRM into everything. DRM has been put into places you wouldn't think would make a whole lot of sense, like the document format being wrapped in DRM stuffâ¦" more here [ZdnetUK] Add comments
They're is also a lot of internet page on the subject, as usual, google is Your friend!
Some people are really pushing the art of PC case modding to its limit:
- A german one: Der Eheim Mod 1+2 -Abhilfe bei lauter 1048/1046 Pumpe ? the trick is to wrap teflon tape around the impellor and then replacing the head back (pictures are self explanatory)
Parallax is selling a small robot : Boe-Bot ($199 powered by a Basic stamp) which is very similar in what the Essaim team has build in the past.
|Parallax Boe-Bot||Our design in 1999 (rank 5th against 183 competitors)|
As advertised on their pages, there is a Compas (a low-cost direction sensor, sensing 8 direction) sold by Parallax
There is also a lot more modules available...I think I will buy one or two just for fun!
Parallax also sell an interesting kit called the M-Sorter. It really sorts M&M candies, and even Skittles by color!
See the M-Sorter in action here and buy it here
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