US Army attacked

The US Army website was attacked through the IIS security hole disclosed on Monday. Allowing much less time than Bush's 48 hour deadline offered to Saddam Hussein, hackers exploited this "0-day" security hole right away. This just underscores the...
The Interactive Friend Thing allows you to visualize your friend list in a way that groups together people that are friends of each other. It naturally sorts itself into groups that you worked with, or went to school...

US Army Attacks

US President George Bush is pretty confident as he leads his country into an attack in Iraq. He may have good reason. In the 12 years since Gulf War I, technology has increased in leaps and bounds....

Bye bye Blogger

Joetek.com today adds new features and functionality to your favorite technology journal. Joetek has moved from the ubiquitous Blogger to the full-featured tool MovableType. For you, the reader, you will find a number of new features: -...

Top 20 TED Talks

I was chatting with some friends, and my friend Troy mentioned a TED talk he had recently seen, and someone else in the group had never heard of TED.  Well, always up to help a friend, we proceeded to...
The 150,000 year old femal ancestor of every person on earth may have lived in Tanzania or Ethiopia. DNA evidence shows high amounts of genetic variation in these areas.

Back…

Back with a vengence! All settled in the new job, and loving it. It's a fun, high growth group with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. All settled and married to my wonderful new wife. I never realized how much...

Find the Ringleader

A new technique for tracking down the ringleader has emerged by studying the emails transferring between members of a group. When studying emails within a company, a graph plotting the relationships always move the senior management to the...

RIP Diskettes

Dell has put the nail in the coffin of the good old Floppy Disk. They will be removing disk drives from their higher end machines, and where Dell goes, others are soon to follow. The technology, whether you are...

Supersize your WiFi

McDonald's has announced that by the end of the year wireless access will be available in its restaurants in three cities. Fast food customers in Chicago, New York, and a California city to be announced will have access...

Leaky Windows

A leaked copy of the next generation of Windows has been circulating in IRC groups. Code-named "Yukon", Microsoft has acknowleged that it is an authentic OS. The most significant change is a new filesystem to replace FAT...

A Mighty Fine Web

Scientists at the University of California have created hollow tubes by repeatedly dipping silk from a spiders web into a solution, much like dipping a candle. The coated fibers are then baked, burning away the silk, and causing...

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