Saturday, July 28, 2012

So Now the NSA Wants to Hire Hackers!

Keith Alexander tries to recruit hackers at DefCon. Good luck with that buddy.

I love the last sentence in this article.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Anonymous in Tampa @ RNC

Star Trek TNG Tricorder movie prop listed on eBay

Authentic Star Trek The Next Generation Tricorder movie prop listed on eBay. I won this in a contest from ThinkGeek. Honestly, I'm no Trekkie and was more interested in the rest of the prize, not this.

It comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from PropStore.

Mahdi, the latest cyberweapon targeting the Middle East

Now it's Mahdi. This malware also targets the Middle East. What, the rest of the world is being ignored? The Chinese are so good we don't fit their stuff? Media bias?

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Cryptocat: secure messaging

Secure messaging, the cloud, and hacktivism. What's not to like? And tell me why this isn't going to be one of my next "projects"?

Cryptocat et al., in the cloud no less!

When will Obama do the right thing re: marijuana?

So we have yet-another-president who's smoked pot. Yet, none have the chutzpah to push for an end to the war on drugs. Come on now, legalize marijuana at the federal level and be done with it!

Read what Salon has to say. Sounds about right to me!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Today is Friday the 13th

July 13, 2012 is the third and last Friday the 13th this year.

Jane Fonda, former activist

Don't ya miss Jane Fonda, the activist? Now she's some muddled old lady without cause or passion.

Here are photos of Jane the Younger, the Jane Fonda of antiwar fame.

Come back Jane, we miss you. You're still cute and the Forces of Darkness are swirling around us. Come back. We have cookies!!!

DIY Particle Accelerator

Patrick Stevenson-Keating. You know, the guy who built his own particle accelerator. Yeah, that Patrick Stevenson-Keating.

Particle. Accelerator.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Breakdancing & Arthritis

I used to breakdance back in the day. Now I creak and groan when I get out of bed. I guess that means this commercial is targeting me.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Hitler & Cloud Computing

Nerd humor at its finest.

The History of #Anonymous (maybe)

Wired has a longish piece about the history of Anonymous. Whether completely true or even complete, it's an interesting read about our pals who aren't going anywhere. That's right: Anonymous is a fact of life. Deal with it!