Author Archives: John

Testing.

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N.K. Hackers.

According to a high-level defector, Bureau 121 is an elite, North Korea hacker organization (reportedly based in China) capable of not just taking infrastructure down but of even killing people… arguably, Bradbury and/or Orwell could not make this stuff up!

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Block This!

A German court’s ruling in favor of AdBlock Plus (a plug-in that blocks ads on websites such as Facebook, YouTube, etc.) is a reminder that privacy still matters as does fighting for it!

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Happy Memorial Day!

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Big Brother’s Samples.

Hong Kong’s DNA-based, anti-litter campaign just took an Orwellian-turn… (Source) Quartz: qz.com/409720

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Thanks Dave!

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3-D Printing…

L’Oreal and a bio-engineering firm are partnering to create a 3-D skin printing start-up…

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NRQZ.

Believe it or not, The National Radio Quiet Zone is a 13,000 mile / 34,000 sq km zone located in West Virginia (in America) is wireless-free… therein the nation’s largest land-based object (the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope measuring … Continue reading

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@POTUS

President Obama has added another Twitter account (making three now that are officially related to him).

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Fact or Fiction?

The FBI’s report that a hacker took control of a (US) commercial airline flight is either the latest Orwellian-related post on how invasive technology has become; a post-Snowden, governmental scare tactic and/or a bit of both…

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