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Pictures of botched network closets, dead animals in server rooms (or servers!), blankets of dust inside of desktop PCs, etc…

One part awesome, one part “Oh crap”: DARPA funded power-strip can hack your network

Well, keep on the lookout for this gizmo...called the "PowerPwn" - fitting, right?From ZDNet: The Power Pwn may look like an ordinary power strip, maybe with an included surge protector, but it's far from it. Network administrators and IT staff in general need to be...

Wicked Lasers vs. iPad 3 or, “you know who the winner is before you click this”

Wow. I need a laser like that for our cat. It might help keep it from breaking stuff in the basement...[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU5eNvrsZI8]via:

This Should Be Enabled. Or Disabled. I Think. [pic]

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Android: great for streaming… (Japan, wait…Korea!)

Oh Japan Korea,  I am never surprised with you.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfkaYgbmqmg]

I Don’t Like To Admit It – but [pic]

We actually have a server closet with something similar. In our defense, we don't own the building and the previous building engineer left a water valve open. One flaming server later we decided a tarp to redirect any more possible leaks was a good...

A Story About ‘Magic’

I dont personally know when or where this was originally posted but it must be fairly old as the PDP-10 machine mentioned it from around the 60/70's! this version was borrowed from the catb.org Jargon file. Some years ago, I (GLS) was snooping around in...