Spread the word, BitTorrent 3.2.2b1 is out for OS X.
- Fixed: bug that caused deadlock when opening multiple torrents at once.
- Save panels use sheets.
- Now has prefs for setting ports, IP address.
- Can limit upload rate and change number of concurrent uploads.
- Can cancel torrent generation.
- Tells you how many peers you are connected to.
Thanks to Rura for the scoop.
BBC NEWS | Middle East | Sesame Street breaks Iraqi POWs
Via mefi, this may be the funniest war related article I’ve read, for a number of reasons.
Heavy metal music and popular American children’s songs are being used by US interrogators to break the will of their captives in Iraq.
Uncooperative prisoners are being exposed for prolonged periods to tracks by rock group Metallica and music from children’s TV programmes Sesame Street and Barney in the hope of making them talk.
“They can’t take it. If you play it for 24 hours, your brain and body functions start to slide, your train of thought slows down and your will is broken. That’s when we come in and talk to them.”
Sgt Hadsell’s favourites are said to be ‘Bodies’ from the XXX film soundtrack and Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’.
I’m not surprised this may be considered torture under the Geneva Convention. Forcing someone to listen to Drowning Pool for 24 hours means you’re almost as bad as Hitler.
Wireless connectivity between multiple GBAs?
Trinton Labs, the develpers of the Afterburner mod for the GameBoy Advance, have come up with an innovative alternative for clunky wires when playing multiplayer GameBoy Advance games. The Stealth Link is a wireless 2.4 GHz Bluetooth device, which alows players to play linked multiplayer GBA games without the need for the cables normally necessary.
There is a god!