Tag: Tron

Questionable CNN

When CNN finds itself confused, I step in to help.
Will Congress heed Obama's call? – because, seriously, he’s been phoning non-stop for something like two years now, and they usually just let it go to voicemail.

Will Egypt follow Tunisia's lead?I believe so, I’ve heard that Tunisia is an excellent dancer.
I think this is really derived from a dissatisfaction with repetition. Let’s can the symphonic work and get something fresh out there – Daft Punk, for example, did an amazing job on the Tron: Legacy soundtrack.

Botox? Wine bars? 13 unusual perksDespite CNN’s repeated attempts at playing matchmaker, I continue to refuse Meg Ryan’s proposal of marriage.

Baseball's first $300 million man?Finally, something sports related that I can get excited about – bring on the cyborgs!


Distributed denial of service attacks are the current weapon of choice for internet combat.
Found at http://www.cs3-inc.com/pk_whatisddos.html
You may have heard about MasterCard, etc., being taken down in recent weeks by pro-Wikileaks agitators, all via the use of virus-laden zombie computers – the same technique was used during the Russo-Georgian fighting in 2008, and in July 2009 Chinese and North Korean originating botnets attacked South Korean and American sites.

The reason I bring it up: I have a prediction.

It seems obvious that the next major conflict between modernized nations will include an escalation in these tactics, and at some point it’s going to be necessary to move beyond illegal rafts of infected DELLs.

In the same way that we were once asked to grow Victory gardens, or buy war bonds, at some point the government may ask you to install an app.

It may run as a screen saver, or it may simply sit in your computer’s taskbar – but in those quiet moments, when you’re not surfing ebay, or critiquing the photography of friends and family on Facebook, your computer will be marching with its brethren, readying packets of digital-blades with which to shiv foreign servers in the dark alleys of cyberspace.