For many people, ‘free’ Internet from Facebook is the preferred means of access. What does that bode for privacy?
Data-opolies like Facebook and Google are bad, bad, bad. Here are all the reasons why.
cloudprober is a service monitoring tool from Google. This should be useful for monitoring web server availability, among other things.
Dark Hammer is a sci-fi short story comic used by the US Army to raise awareness among its troops about cyberwarfare.
St. Augustine on BBC In Our Time.
A long-delayed obit on Stephen Hawking finally sees print. Quite a good summary of Hawking’s contributions, too.
China wants to shape the global future of artificial intelligence and one way it plans to do that is by setting the technical standards.
It was likely accidental Intermodular Distortion. Not nearly as sexy as James Bond-style sonic weapon, but annoying all the same.
The ‘Nam is a Marvel comic series from 1986 that gives a fictionalized portrayal events of the Viet Nam from the American soldier’s point of view. It’s an excellent work that blends cartoonish art with gritty realism.
I remember this series from my comic collecting days and I still have a physical copy of issue #2 in my stash somewhere. I never did get further than that before because of logistics issues, but now that I have a Marvel Unlimited subscription, I am able to catch up with all twenty issues. Currently I’ve read up to issue 8.
Trawling through the Internet for other info on the series, I found this thesis: Doug Murray’s The ‘Nam: A Literary examination of the Traumatic Effects of War Told through Visual Literature.