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  • Time Warner Cable advises 320,000 customers of possible hack

    01/07/2016 8:04:53 PM PST · by Revel · 2 replies ^ | 1-6-16 | Ken Yeung
    Time Warner Cable has sent notices to 320,000 of its customers throughout the U.S., advising them to change the password to their email account out of concern that someone may have gained unauthorized access to that information. The telecommunication company said it was notified of the vulnerability by the FBI, but there’s no evidence to suggest that there was an actual breach. “Approximately 320,000 customers across our markets could be impacted by this situation,” explained Eric Mangan, director of public relations. “To protect the security of these customers, we are sending emails and direct mail correspondence to encourage them to...
  • Chuck Jones Rules for Writing Road Runner Cartoons

    03/04/2015 9:35:28 PM PST · by beaversmom · 41 replies
    Mental Floss ^ | March 4, 2015 | Rich Barrett
    This tweet from film director Amos Posner blew up across social mediayesterday. It's a photo taken at the Whats Up, Doc? The Animation Art of ChuckJones exhibit at the American Museum of Moving Image in New York: Jones' rules, first made public when he published them in his 1999 autobiography Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist, areprobably pretty familiar to animation students and Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote fanatics. They are a fascinating testament to the need for clearly defined systems within a wacky creative process. Fun fact: In an interview for the book Hollywood...
  • Wile E. Obama, Supergenius (cartoon)

    01/31/2010 2:37:06 PM PST · by redhotright · 12 replies · 1,301+ views
    2009-Jan-31 | redhotright
  • Net Users Vent Frustration At Time Warner

    04/06/2009 6:40:15 PM PDT · by Reaganwuzthebest · 23 replies · 1,587+ views ^ | April 5, 2009 | Joe Killian
    Sue Polinsky had the first cable modem in Greensboro. Back in the late 1990s, when the Web designer found she needed more Internet speed than a telephone or DSL line could provide, she was happy to pay a premium. Shes been a Time Warner Cable customer ever since even upgrading to the business-class service to run her company, Tech Triad, from home. But when she got wind of Time Warners plan to begin monitoring and capping how much data its Greensboro customers use, she said it could be summed up in one word. Greed, Polinsky said. Thats all it...
  • Iowahawk: One Day on an Alaskan Cliffside

    09/13/2008 10:23:09 AM PDT · by dighton · 15 replies · 284+ views
    Iowahawk | 9/12/2008 | David Burge
    An Open Letter to Sarah PalinBy Wile E. ReporterNational Political Correspondent, MSNBCNNABS(Medius Vulgaris)*Knock Knock Knock*Good afternoon, madam. Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Wile E. Reporter, investigative correspondent for an international network news gathering organization. No doubt you may have seen my award-winning coverage, assuming your igloo is equipped with a satellite dish. No, I am not selling anything nor am I working my way through college, so lets get down to cases. You are a Republican candidate, and I am going to eat you alive. Now dont try to get away! I am more educated, more cunning,...
  • Military Supercomputer Sets Record

    06/09/2008 3:01:55 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 27 replies · 128+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 9, 2008 | JOHN MARKOFF
    An American military supercomputer, assembled from components originally designed for video game machines, has reached a long-sought-after computing milestone by processing more than 1.026 quadrillion calculations per second. ...To put the performance of the machine in perspective, Thomas P. DAgostino, the administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, said that if all six billion people on earth used hand calculators and performed calculations 24 hours a day and seven days a week, it would take them 46 years to do what the Roadrunner can in one day. ...The Roadrunner is based on a radical design that includes 12,960 chips that...
  • Anybody else in the NYC having problems with Roadrunner Broadband?

    02/14/2008 1:52:00 AM PST · by A Balrog of Morgoth · 1 replies · 131+ views
    Today | Me
    The last couple of days I've been seeing nearly constant interruptions of service, and quite a few slowdowns. I haven't changed anything here on my end. Of course, if it keeps up, I'll call customer service. I'm just wondering if I'm the only one seeing this.
  • Supercomputer aiming for petaflop

    09/07/2006 7:48:53 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 45 replies · 1,052+ views
    CNN ^ | September 7, 2006 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- IBM will build a next-generation supercomputer for the U.S. Energy Department with the potential to achieve a sustained speed of 1,000 trillion calculations per second, or one petaflop, the department said on Wednesday. The new computer, dubbed "Roadrunner", will be built at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Congress provided $35 million in fiscal 2006, which ends on September 30, to launch the computer project. Roadrunner may eventually be used for an Energy Department program that ensures the U.S. stockpile of nuclear weapons is safe and reliable without the resumption of underground testing, the department...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Motorhead Wednesday: Plymouth Roadrunner ~ July 5, 2006

    07/04/2006 7:01:04 PM PDT · by StarCMC · 427 replies · 8,737+ views
    Linked in thread | July 4, 2006
    Plymouth Road Runner History1968-1980 Introduction: By 1968, muscle cars had moved away from their street slepper image and had become option loaded, luxury machines that only the well to do could afford. Plymouth decided that what was needed was a return to basics. Starting with the stripped pillared coupe version of the Belvedere, it created a new breed of muscle car that packed maximum excitement with a minimum price. Just like the old days. 1968 Plymouth Road Runner Comments: In 1968, Plymouth decided that muscle cars had gotten too far from their original purpose: cheap (and very fast)...
  • Coyote Climbs Toquerville Tree

    04/12/2006 8:11:52 PM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies · 486+ views
    KUTV ^ | KUTV
    Did you know coyotes could climb trees?
  • Coyote captured in New York City's Central Park

    03/22/2006 8:07:26 AM PST · by XRdsRev · 62 replies · 1,007+ views
    WABC radio New York
    Coyote captured. New York City is safe lol.
  • Since when did you need a SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER to get Internet Access ???

    02/17/2006 8:23:38 AM PST · by Salgak · 59 replies · 2,619+ views
    Vanity | 2/17/06 | Self
    This is a wierd one. I'm about to move to West Virginia, and looking into getting broadband there. And Time-Warner Cable claims they need my SOCIAL SECURITY number in order to apply for Internet Access. Anyone ever heard of such a requirement before ???
  • Internet Traffic Disrupted as Providers Feud - Large portions of network unreachable by others

    10/06/2005 9:25:37 PM PDT · by anymouse · 2 replies · 576+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Oct. 6, 2005
    Thousands of Internet users struggled to send e-mail and keep their Web sites running Thursday after a dispute between two service providers left large portions of the Internet unable to talk to each other. Computer technicians scrambled to shore up their networks after Level 3 Communications Inc. refused to accept traffic from rival Cogent Communications Group Inc., rendering large portions of the Internet unreachable by others.
  • Advice Wanted: Is Roadrunner A Good Deal?

    02/18/2005 8:57:53 AM PST · by Tancred · 11 replies · 423+ views
    I'm thinking of getting Roadrunner installed at my home, and I would like to hear from anyone who has used it before and what they think of it in terms of performance and value as compared to other Internet services. I'm used to the really good performance at my college's computer lab, but I have to graduate eventually (and thus no longer have a good excuse for putting off 24-hour access to FreeRepublic). Thanks in advance.
  • Coyotes Roam, Not Far from White House

    11/06/2004 3:37:00 AM PST · by SLB · 54 replies · 3,076+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Nov 5 | Deborah Zabarenko
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Coyotes, the rangy animals associated with the American West, have been spotted in the U.S. capital for the first time, sparking gossip in precincts where talk usually turns on politics. "On our way home from a party tonight, my son spotted a coyote trotting among the trees," one writer said in an e-mail group for one of Washington's tonier sections. "One ran across Military (Road). No question, a healthy smallish coyote!" another wrote on Oct. 21, referring to a location about 5 miles from the White House. Residents of the Washington area have reported seeing coyotes for...