The plane is a spy plane built by Northrop, which can fly as high as 65,000 feet for up to 30
hours. Although this isn't the first flight by a robot plane, it is the longest flight by one. The plane
will be taking a 22-hour trip, flying 7,500 miles from California to Australia, all without a pilot. The
A few days ago, I noticed some odd graffiti painted, in black, on a side walk, including a drawing of Tux. And after reading the note about IBM's graffiti in SF, I realized that this was the same stuff, but I'm in Chicago (specifically, on the University of Chicago campus) and this was definitely NOT in biodegradable chalk!
We previously posted news about this whole graffiti fiasco here.
IBM has been touting its flavor of Linux for servers with what can only be described as graffiti, by stenciling peace-signs, hearts and penguins (symbolizing peace, love and Linux) on San Francisco city streets, IDG.net reports.
Apparently, Big Blue failed to get permission in advance and the city is taking a dim view of the stunt. "They're in violation of a city ordinance," SF Department of Public Works public affairs director Alex Mamak is quoted as saying.
At least that is what this article at The Register is saying. "Adult male nerds have sex more often than ordinary American blokes according to IT recruitment site JustTechJobs.com. Following a survey of more than 7,500 male nerds it concluded that this often-maligned group has sex 108 times a year compared to the average of just 79 times." No comment. :)
Pentagon cyber security wonks are looking to the Grand Canyon State for the future of information warfare defense, thanks to a bill in the Arizona legislature that would create the country's first State Infrastructure Protection Center (SIPC).