PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"Anyone who follows technology or military affairs has heard the predictions for more than a decade. Cyberwar is coming. Although the long-announced, long-awaited computer-based conflict has yet to occur, the forecast grows more ominous with every telling: an onslaught is brought by a warring nation, backed by its brains and computing resources; banks and other businesses in the enemy states are destroyed; governments grind to a halt; telephones disconnect; the microchip-controlled Tickle Me Elmos will be transformed into unstoppable killing machines." (Courtesy my dad.)

Excellent read: questions and answers with Matt Taibbi, covering modern political reporting, the Bush administration, and more. (Courtesy multiplexer.)

* Conservatives win big at the Supreme Court. Further analysis by Andrew Cohen.
* So. Why is the CIA publicizing its dirty laundry now?
* Heh. Dana Milbank on a White House struggling not to respond.
* Reopening the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles.
* Why celebrities fear the website TMZ.
* Germany bans Tom Cruise from filming within their borders.
* Sad news: Pro wrestler Chris Benoit passed away under mysterious circumstances.
Tags: 2007, news, scary technology
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