Sunday, November 08, 2009

Cartoons for blogs?

Note the site intelsinsides.

Unlike with patent troll tracker, at least one knows who is running it.

***Separately, "60 Minutes" on Nov. 8 discussed possible issues with computer hackers (from China?) disrupting the power grid. Remind anyone of a movie? [Live Free or Die Hard (2007) ]

Separately, in Somerset County on 8 Nov 09, from

SOMERVILLE -- A power outage has struck the western part of Somerset County, affecting thousands of customers, according to the Jersey Central Power & Light Company website.
Somerville appears to be the worst hit, with between 500 and 2,000 customers losing power, according to the website.
The outage alert first appeared on the website at 4 p.m. today. [8 Nov]

***Cross-reference. "A Farewell to Arms" by John Carlin:

A little digitally induced confusion might be par for the course in, say, the telecom industry or even on the global financial markets. But warfare is something else altogether. And while the old Washington wheels slowly turn, information technology is undermining most of the world's accumulated knowledge about armed conflict - since Sun Tzu, anyway.


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