Monthly Archives: March 2013

Local News: Share Option Update

As many of you join us from the various social media Share’s we maintain here on TechnoJunkyard.  You may notice some of the Banners and Links are a bit confused or repeated.  Well we are in the middle of an UPDATE to a new sharing system.  Shareaholic, seems to offer what we have been looking for here to be able to get the word out about your Blog here.  They are the Nice Little Icon’s you see in a LINE below the each post.

I’ll be continuing to tweak them to get the shares correct.  I’m also looking into bringing a newer version of the buttons into the site that will allow for some of the other services.  At the moment the only one I’m missing compared to what was there before is StumbleUpon..   Staytuned I’m sure that the tweaking will soon expand into what I’ve been hoping to have on the server.

BitTorrent ‘s Bram Cohen Patents Revolutionary Live Streaming Protocol

Hoping to revolutionize live broadcasting on the Internet, Bram Cohen has filed a patent application for the new BitTorrent Live streaming protocol. BitTorrent’s inventor has worked on the new technology for several years and believes his new protocol can be world-changing. “We plan to shape the future of live broadcasts and want to work with broadcasters to accomplish that,” Cohen says. (more…)

Video: The Grizzly Robotic Utility Vehicle by Clearpath isn’t fooling around.


Yes, you are desperately in need of a monster robotic ATV. Meet the Grizzly, Clearpath Robotics’ latest  serious research platform. It’s big, it’s scary, and if you get in its way, it’ll crush you like a bug. Or, you know, like some puny little lesser unmanned ground robot.  (more…)

Local News

I put in 2 new forms today, using information I go from our local Usergroup Meetup.  It was informative and I’ll look forward to attending again in the future.  The About and Article Submission links have been updated making it easy to reach me.  Simply Fill out the form and it does the REST.  I’ll be making some changes to the News Link/Archive.  It’s been long overdue and I think I’ve seen just the thing at last nights meeting however I’ll be playing with it a bit before I roll it out.

Also for those that visited the steampunk site I was working on that is in our links section.  Thanks for all the traffic.  We will be moving the site to a PERM location soon and are hoping to open a storefront for them really soon on their PERM home.

FCC Chief steps down.

Julius Genachowski isn’t the only member of the Federal Communications Commission who is leaving the FCC. Commissioner Robert McDowell also announced his departure a couple of days ago after serving since 2006. The Republican McDowell and Democrat Genachowski found common ground on numerous issues and praised each other on their way out, but the two were also at loggerheads in some high-profile cases.  (more…)

Microsoft Updates Core Windows 8 Productivity Apps: Mail, Calendar and People

Microsoft is finally releasing an update for its built-in Mail, Calendar and People apps. The Mail app will support organizational functions like flagging emails and creating folders. The Calendar app will get a new look and meeting scheduling support. And the People app will sport a new command bar to make it quicker for you to navigate through your contacts.  (more…)

Thus SkyNet begins: Darpa Sets Out to Make Computers That Can Teach Themselves

The Pentagon’s blue-sky research agency is readying a nearly four-year project to boost artificial intelligence systems by building machines that can teach themselves — while making it easier for ordinary schlubs like us to build them, too.  (more…)