Monthly Archives: May 2006
I’ve called 1-800-EXHAUST a couple times, but it’s good to know bay area residents can report smoking vehicles online as well.
Qantas Airways chairman Margaret Jackson was detained and frisked at LAX last year: She said her briefcase had contained detailed plans of a new aircraft, including cross-section diagrams showing seat layouts, Australian newspaper the Herald Sun newspaper reported Wednesday. “The … Continue reading
Bruce Schneier brings more bad news about US airport “security”: It seems like every time someone tests airport security, airport security fails. In tests between November 2001 and February 2002, screeners missed 70 percent of knives, 30 percent of guns … Continue reading
The Boston Globe has a fascinating article on what Bush’s refusal to veto bills really means: Bush is the first president in modern history who has never vetoed a bill, giving Congress no chance to override his judgments. Instead, he … Continue reading
amusing, likely apocryphal compilation of errors and malapropisms on student essays.
Security is all about tradeoffs. Bruce Schneier has five steps you need to take when making a security-related decision: What problem does the security measure solve? How well does the security measure solve the problem? What other security problems does … Continue reading
Such a brilliant performance at the White House Correspondents Dinner: But, listen, let’s review the rules. Here’s how it works: the president makes decisions. He’s the decider. The press secretary announces those decisions, and you people of the press type … Continue reading
MoveOn is organizing a net neutrality awareness campaign. Sign the petition to the US Congress asking for meaningful and enforceable network neutrality: I signed this petition, along with 250,000 others so far. This petiton will be delivered to Congress before … Continue reading