March 26, 2002

Microsoft has security advice for you

Filed under: — 5:31 pm

In their continuing quest to appear to care about security, Microsoft has released Personal Security Advisor, a web-based vulnerability checker for NT WKS 4 / Windows 2000 Professional. Here’s Wired Magazine’s article. I tried it myself and am somewhat impressed… (more…)

March 23, 2002

Kevin Warwick grabs more publicity

Filed under: — 2:02 am

The headline of the CNN Story reads Scientists test first human cyborg, which sounds fascinating until you discover that it’s just Kevin Warwick again. Here’s a slightly more realistic viewpoint from New Scientist and a bit of Warwick history from The Register.

The universe is beige. I knew it.

Filed under: — 1:56 am

Earlier this year, New Scientist and CNN reported that scientists had determined the true color of the universe to be a pale turquoise, mint chocolate color. Now it turns out that they were wrong – it’s beige . It figures. I’m keeping the mint choc color for anyway.

March 12, 2002

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