DOE Security Lapse Update

The latest compromise of nuclear weapons secrets occurred at the Los Alamos National Laboratory after a worker stole design information she downloaded onto a removable computer flash drive, U.S. officials said. The secrets were discovered during a drug raid last…

Ambling Towards Snow Crash

An interesting development in another information-centric industry that is in need of re-tooling: According to internal documents provided to Wired News and interviews with key executives, Gannett, the publisher of USA Today as well as 90 other American daily newspapers,…

Skeptipedia

Reader and former colleague ST is skeptical: 3,600 is supposed to be some kind of revolution? Is that EVEN double digits percent-wise? The 3,600 reference is derived from this story and the response overall aimed at an earlier post about…

The More Things Change…

With regard to hard problems: Fifty years ago today the Soviet Presidium overturned its earlier decision to pull its troops out of Hungary in the face of a popular uprising, yet the CIA–with only one Hungarian-speaking officer stationed in Budapest…