US Links North Korea To Sony Hacking
I wonder if the Norks knew about the on-going US / Cuba negotiations, with the US side-objective of removing one more semi-allied state from their nearly empty ranks.
Relatedly, I'm pleased that this mostly disappointing lame-duck President called the GOP on their kowtowing to the grandchildren of those that fled the collapse of the immorally corrupt Mafia / CIA backed Bautista regime that made their families filthy rich. To quote a former history teacher: "The most a woman could aspire to under Bautista was to become a high-class prostitute."
Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'
Being shot by the homeowner is the single biggest fear among would-be intruders, ranking higher than being caught by police.
But the most likely outcome of John Q Programmer playing out his 'Home Alone with a Gun' scenario is accidentally killing another family member that returns home unexpectedly.
This will be down-rated into oblivion by thin-skinned, heavily-armed nerds defending their Dirty Harry / Rambo RPG fantasies.
Want to actually murder someone and get away with it? If you're a White American male, become a cop and kill as many minorities as you wish, with the only 'punishment' being a paid vacation during the whitewash 'investigation'.
What a country.
In Breakthrough, US and Cuba To Resume Diplomatic Relations
Soon, Cuban cigar production will be industrialized to meet pent-up demand, followed by the sacrifice of quality on the altar of profit margins...
The Miracle of the Market Place!
Army To Launch Spy Blimp Over Maryland
Do *not* stare directly at the Freedom Blimps, as you will be targeted by the Freedom Drones.
New Cargo Ship Is 488 Meters Long
It reminds me of Nostromo and its cargo.
Sure hoping for a better outcome.
Economists Say Newest AI Technology Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates
They are right up there with the holders of MBAs as folks who cannot demonstrably prove their multiple, oft-times conflicting theories even freaking work.
Researchers Accidentally Discover How To Turn Off Skin Aging Gene
Instead of trying save people from the ravages of heart attacks, they'll all be golden parachuting into their new startup selling this crap to vain and insecure one-percenters at immoral levels of profit.
Ubuntu Gets Container-Friendly "Snappy" Core
I assume there is a component to this called Snappyd.
CIA Lied Over Brutal Interrogations
How about Bush, is this enough to put Bush in jail?
Now, why should DICK Cheney's lap dog be sent to jail? That's like convicting Pinky and letting The Brain walk free.
'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
That shit is all on you, and has been publicly supported by your own politicians and much of your citizenry.
If anything, America has been putting on a clinic of how to erode and undermine civil rights, and then exporting that everywhere else.
America ignored her own Constitution on her own terms.
This is what I refer to as the Bin Laden Playbook: he gave it to us on 9/11, and our political parties and their cronies (and future employers) in the Surveillance Industrial Complex have been profitably running them ever since that day. Pavlov's Dopes, indeed.
IoT Is the Third Big Technology 'Wave' In the Last 50 Years, Says Harvard
the Panopticon of Things.
How the FCC CIO Plans To Modernize 207 Legacy IT Systems
Youth is not a real asset here. He is going to destroy systems with years of business logic in them and try to replace all that work in a short period of time. Good luck with that.
Just another half bright kid who doesn't know what he has just proposed.
Yikes. Proof that Ageism goes both ways.
Researchers Discover an "Off Switch" For Pain In the Brain
"Someday, they'll be a Cure For Pain.
That's the day I throw my drugs away." RIP, Mark Sandman
Ask Slashdot: Why Is the Power Grid So Crummy In So Many Places?
No - it's not even a question. Bury the lines and you will remove a large number of causes for power outages.
I can only assume there is never any storm / flood water in these utopian locales, or that it remains so pure as to be incapable of conducting electricity.
Coal Plants Get New Lease On Life With Natural Gas
It gives us a foundation on which to build our economy. It gives us hope.
, said the addict.
Ask Slashdot: Workaday Software For BSD On the Desktop?
I think the final nail in the anti-system movement [a proud member] was Torvalds' non-chalant, I-can't-be-bothered-with-such-trivialities response when asked about this virus. I can't be the only one that was stunned by his attitude, assuring the rapid takeover of Linux by the Red Hat / NSA consortium.
They will be coming for your kernel one day, Linus, but there will be no one left to speak up.
Millions of Spiders Seen In Mass Dispersal Event In Nova Scotia
Ricky or Bubbles?
Longtime Debian Developer Tollef Fog Heen Resigns From Systemd Maintainer Team
It appears RedHat has realised that, through systemd, it can readily provide preferential support for its own projects, and place roadblocks up for projects it does not control, thus extending its influence broadly and quickly. By using tenuous dependencies amongst its own projects it can speed adoption even faster.
And who is one of Red Hat's most lucrative customers?
The National Security Administration
State Department Joins NOAA, USPS In Club of Hacked Federal Agencies
Maybe it's time for FedGov to build their own Internet that is intentionally incompatible with the foundational building blocks of the Internet (except at well-controlled, secure interface conversion gateways).
Military Laser/Radio Tech Proposed As Alternative To Laying Costly Fiber Cable
"Can I build around 50 miles of Tehachapi mountains?"
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