September 2013

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Out there: NASA says its Voyager 1 probe has become first spacecraft to leave the solar system

AP: "We made it"

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U.S. enables Chinese hacking of Google

Brad Plumer: "They’re the wealthiest, most dependable family in a neighborhood full of upstarts and imploding Greek restaurants. Plus they have all those tanks."

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Tuesday, 10 September 2013

NSA

Terse Systems: "What I’m worried about is not so much the NSA as it exists now, even after they hoovered Salt Lake City, ran MITM attacks against Google, pushed substandard cryptography algorithms through NIST, and turned citizens into informants. What I worry about is that they have committed the error of the magician’s apprentice: in the naive pursuit of an immediate goal, they have summoned that which they cannot contain."

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