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uʍop ǝpısdn

Nov 12th, 2013 No comments

DuckDuckGoPhantastic!
When searching for any search word or phrase in Duckduckgo, using the additional term “mirror”, the search phrase will be displayed upside down.

Example: “mirror hello world” will display the output “plɹoʍ ollǝɥ”.

I further think that this is a pretty neat way to send sensitive information (e.g. passwords) to people who are not using encryption technologies… 😎

˙˙˙sıɥʇ pɐǝɹ oʇ ǝlqɐ ǝq ʇ,uoʍ ɐsu ǝɥʇ ɟo sǝuıƃuǝ ǝɥʇ ʎlqɐqoɹd ʇsoɯ

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Trademark vs. patent

Nov 8th, 2013 1 comment

heart-gestureTonight in a discussion with a friend about the absurdity of patents, I came across the story that Gareth Bale, – a (seemingly) famous football player who recently was acquired by Real Madrid, – did trademark the “heart sign”, whereas I was wondering if this is in any contradiction to the recent patent, which Google got for the “heart shape”!??

The question remains: How many ways of perversion can trademarking and patenting still offer?

Skater

Nov 8th, 2013 No comments
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