#HPDiscover – The Machine – The Future – Good, Bad, Both?

@ #HPDiscover Barcelona uncovered "The Machine". The Machine has been re-architected bottom-up, which means all this stupid business of using different types of memory in order to optimise speed, yet offer as close as is possible given the limitations of the architecture, the stability of persistent memory, will be a thing of the past. The Machine will have … Continue reading #HPDiscover – The Machine – The Future – Good, Bad, Both?

Self portrait child pornography

Remember child pornography is more than paedophiles taken images of the victim child, today it is also about the child themselves having taken explicit pictures/videos of themselves, prompted by a paedophile, that can later be used to blackmail the child to be involved in some sexual act! Read more at BBC News.

New laws on viewing of child pornography in Sweden

Just to continue the thread on child pornography in Sweden. I came across this article that states that they are also looking to make viewing child pornography a crime soon. Reference of article dated November 2009, so we can expect this to happen in 2010. Sweden's neighbours Denmark and Norway already have such legislation in … Continue reading New laws on viewing of child pornography in Sweden

Possession of child pornography still legal in Japan :-(

Sweden was quite slow in making the possession of child pornography illegal, I think it was not until 1971, hence I was amazed to find out today that in Japan it is still NOT illegal. To go further the government is actually blocking efforts to make it illegal! They say that to make it illegal … Continue reading Possession of child pornography still legal in Japan 😦