Filled In requires 32 MB memory

I’m using [http://urbangiraffe.com/ John Godley]’s [http://urbangiraffe.com/plugins/filled-in/ Filled In] WordPress plug-in to allow people to [http://aardbron.nl/contact/inschrijven/ register for Aardbron events]. However, when Filled In is activated, WordPress didn’t render some admin pages correctly anymore (Manage Posts, Manage Pages, etc.). Got in touch with John, and he said: “Add the following to your .htaccess file: :”’php_value memory_limit […]

Look what they do with P2P worms

Martijn van Steenbergen tipped me on The Storm Worm: Some key points: Storm is designed like an ant colony Rather than having all hosts communicate to a central server or set of servers, Storm uses a peer-to-peer network for C2. And even if a C2 node is taken down, the system doesn’t suffer. Like a […]

SwarmOS Demonstrated at Idea Festival

[http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/09/17/1724253&from=rss SwarmOS Demonstrated at Idea Festival]: “PacoCheezdom writes ‘Intelligent Life has short summary of a demonstration by MIT professor James McLurkin of his new group-minded robots, which run an operating system called ‘Swarm OS’. The robots are able to work together as a group not by communicating with all members of the group at once, […]

Groovy Actors

[http://www.groovyactors.org/ ] Refreshed my link with Gerald “[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tensegrity tensegrity]” de Jong, triggered by a blog entry from TED titled [http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TEDBlog/~3/152990430/theo_jansen.php Creatures on the beach] from the Dutch sculptor Theo Jansen which instantly reminded me of Gerald’s [http://sourceforge.net/projects/fluidiom/ Fluidiom] and [http://www.darwinathome.org Darwin at Home] projects. Gerald’s email signature also mentioned [http://www.groovyactors.org/ Groovy Actors]: :In a nutshell […]

Erlang distributed concurrent programming

A new programming language? Well, at least one I never heard of until today. It’s called [http://www.erlang.org/ Erlang] and one of the interesting aspects are that it eases ”’concurrent programming”’ and ”’distributed processes”’. Erlang is a programming language designed at the Ericsson Computer Science Laboratory. Open-source Erlang is being released to help encourage the spread […]

Collective Intelligence

[http://wiki.aardrock.com/Collective_Intelligence ] Converted my [http://wiki.aardrock.com/Collective_Intelligence highlights from Pierre Lévy’s Collective Intelligence]—Mankind’s emerging world in cyberspace to my wiki. Pierre Lévy’s vision towards the noosphere… Key words: ”’nomadic earth, molar technologies, anthropological spaces, collective intellect, informational universe, commodity space, knowledge space, molecular politics, preceding spaces, collective intelligence, agent intellect, territorial space, intelligent city, fourth space, angelic […]

The Future of Bridges: Self-Replicating, Irregular Designs

[http://zicht.com Harry van der Velde] will like this one… [http://feeds.wired.com/~r/wired/topheadlines/~3/141716831/building-better.html The Future of Bridges: Self-Replicating, Irregular Designs]: “Self-replicating bridges might be more robust, but also weirder looking, than the nearly magical pieces of civil engineering that human beings come up with. (Via [http://www.wired.com/rss/index.xml Wired News].)

Conscious Computing

Now that the world is heating up, so are the discussions and debates on reducing resources required for computing. Reduced power, reduced heating, sleeping and suspending processors and processes. Effective and efficient handling of our computing needs at minimal resource consumption in the complete life cycle of a network of computers has become the focus […]