Archive for mai, 2011


Baisse d’activité

Amis lecteurs du Mur, vous notez une baisse d’activité sur le Blog depuis quelques temps, nous recevons des e-mails enflammés et des coups de téléphones rageurs. Il se trouve que l’équipe est particulièrement occupée ces temps-ci, Tranxenne vadrouille en Chine par exemple, Esamurai vadrouille tout court et rejoue Mad Men in real life, Weedback est pris entre différents projets et moi aussi. Alors, pour faire un peu passer le temps et nous faire pardonner, voici une petite vidéo qui vous fera tout oublier, et que vous pourrez montrer à vos copines qui pousseront un ‘Oooooooh c’est trop mignon’ de bonne augure. Pas d’inquiétude cependant, ne cédons pas à la panique, le même contenu vertigineux continuera de fleurir sur cette belle page.

Publicités

Culturivons nous.

Les podcasts de France Culture:
Y’a de quoi faire là.

WoW en taule

Des detenus forcés à jouer à WoW

Tranx, la taule en Chine c’est bon plan.

Pour LVDZ… et les autres.

Apple, l’autre opium du peuple..

Books

UFOs vs USSR

Voici un extrait d’un article intitulé « Area 51 Uncensored: was it the UFOs or the USSR » assez édifiant:

The secrecy surrounding Area 51 has made it fertile ground for conspiracy theories, including one about a UFO cover-up and another about the moon landing having never happened. Jacobsen addresses these conspiracy theories in the book and speculates about what led to them. She says her book is based on interviews with 74 individuals with rare firsthand knowledge of the secret base. Thirty-two of the people she interviewed lived and worked at Area 51.

« The UFO craze began in the summer of 1947. Several months later, the G2 intelligence, which was the Army intelligence corps at the time, spent an enormous amount of time and treasure seeking out two former Third Reich aerospace designers named Walter and Reimar Horten who had allegedly created [a] flying disc. … American intelligence agents fanned out across Europe seeking the Horton brothers to find out if, in fact, they had made this flying disc.

« The idea behind it remains, why? Why were they looking for a flying disc? And conspiracy theorists have had their hands on this declassified file for over a decade now, and they say it proves that this flying disc came from outer space. If you read the documents, the takeaway that I found fascinating was that at the end of it, the Army admits finding the Horten brothers, and that the Horten brothers admitted their contact with the Russians and that’s where the file ends. Everything after that is classified. »

« The Horten brothers were involved in the flying disc crash in New Mexico. And that is from a single source. … There was an unusual moment where that source became very upset and told me things that were stunning that’s almost impossible to believe at first read. And that is that a flying disc really did crash in New Mexico and it was transported to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and then in 1951 it was transferred to Area 51, which is why the base is called Area 51. And the stunning part of the reveal is that my source, who I absolutely believe and worked with for 18 months on this, was one of the engineers who received the equipment and he also received the people who were in the craft.

« The people were, according to the source, were child-sized pilots, and there’s a lot of debate about how old they were. He believes they were 13, although other people believe they may have been older. But this is a firsthand witness to this, and I made a decision to write about this in the very end of the book, after I take the traditional journalist form of telling you everything in the third person, I switch and I kind of lean into the reader and I say, ‘Look, this is not why Area 51 is classified to the point where no one in the government will admit it exists. The reason is because what one man told me.’ And then using the first person, I tell you what I was told. And there’s no doubt that people are going to be upset, alarmed and skeptical of this information, but I absolutely believe the veracity of my source, and I believe it was important that I put this information out there because it is the tip of a very big iceberg. »

« The child-sized aviators in this craft [that crashed in New Mexico] were the result of a Soviet human experimentation program, and they had been made to look like aliens a la Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds, and it was a warning shot over President Truman’s bow, so to speak. In 1947, when this would have originally happened, the Soviets did not yet have the nuclear bomb, and Stalin and Truman were locked in horns with one another, and Stalin couldn’t compete in nuclear weaponry yet, but he certainly could compete in the world of black propaganda — and that was his aim, according to my source. …

« What is firsthand information is that he worked with these bodies [of the pilots] and he was an eyewitness to the horror of seeing them and working with them. Where they actually came from is obviously the subject of debate. But if you look at the timeline with Josef Mengele, he left Auschwitz in January of 1945 and disappeared for a while, and the suggestion by the source is that Mengele had already cut his losses with the Third Reich at that point and was working with Stalin. »

« The plan, according to my source, was to create panic in the United States with this belief that a UFO had landed with aliens inside of it. And one of the most interesting documents is the second CIA director, Walter Bedell Smith, memos back and forth to the National Security Council talking about how the fear is that the Soviets could make a hoax against America involving a UFO and overload our early air-defense warning system, making America vulnerable to an attack. »

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Bon ben Tranx, bon voyage quoi!

Truc de fou quand même, Tranx s’envole ce soir.

Profites bien de cette aventure vieux.

Trop cool. Tiens nous au courant et file nous l’adresse du ton blog.

Appel à ceux qui ont un iPad ou un produit Mac (iPod, iPhone). Comment vous faites pour importer un film à partir d’un disque externe ? Il faut passer par iTunes mais est-ce qu’il y a un format spécifique requis ? J’ai essayé avec un .avi mais on me dit que l’iPod ne peut pas lire ce genre de fichiers. L’iPad non plus.

Lapsus je me rappelle que tu m’avais montré avoir foutu les Serial Experiments Lain sur ton iPhone. Comment t’avais fait ?

ps : l’iPad c’est pas à moi c’est mon frangin qu’en a un.

pps : Serial Experiments Lain c’est le bien. Regardez-le. Encore. Encore.

Breaking News (Re)

EDIT: Ce post est un gros doublon. Voilà ce qui arrive lorsque l’on poste par e-mail sans vérifier au préalable le contenu.

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Tout va bien alors…

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Obi-Wan Kenobi est mort

CORUCSTANT – Obi-Wan Kenobi, le maître d’œuvre de certaines des attaques les plus dévastatrices contre l’Empire galactique, et l’homme le plus recherché de la galaxie, a été tué par les forces impériales au cours d’une fusillade près d’Alderaan, a annoncé Darth Vader dimanche.

Tard hier soir, dans une déclaration depuis la East Room du palais impérial, Lord Vader a dit que « justice a été faite » en annonçant que des agents de l’armée impériale et des membres des sections d’assaut de la 501e légion avaient finalement trouvé Kenobi, un leader de la rébellion Jedi qui a échappé à l’Empire pendant presque deux décennies. Des officiels impériaux ont dit que Kenobi avait résisté avant d’être coupé avec le sabre laser de Lord Vador. Il a ensuite été jeté par un sas pressurisé.

La nouvelle a déclenché un déluge d’émotions alors que la foule se rassemblait dans le district du Sénat et à l’extérieur du Palais impérial, brandissant des drapeaux impériaux, applaudissant, criant, riant et scandant : « Vive l’Empereur! Vive Lord Vader ! » Dans la zone de protection des étrangers, la foule chantait « L’Empire de dix mille ans ». Dans tout le district de Sah’c, des pilotes d’airspeeders ont klaxonné jusque tard dans la nuit. […]

L’article du Galactic Empire Times