Gongol.com Archives: July 2006
Brian Gongol

July 4, 2006

Science and Technology (2006.07.04)
Georgia university researchers come up with camera-neutralizing technology
Prototype using off-the-shelf equipment knocks out digital still and video cameras

Threats and Hazards (2006.07.04)
North Korea tests at least six missiles
The tests don't appear to have been very successful, but now that they've been carried out, it's likely that the US will go to the UN for approval to launch airstrikes against the North Korean weapons program, and for Kim Jong-Il to purge at least part of his leadership cadre as punishment for the failures. The UN Security Council plans to discuss the situation on Wednesday.

Graphics Here's Johnny!

CommerceBucket (2006.07.04)
Internet phone service beating up the Baby Bells

Socialism Doesn't Work (2006.07.04)
South Korean government subsidizing news media
And it's just as shady a practice elsewhere as it would be in the USA

Aviation News (2006.07.04)
South Korea wants to sell training fighters to the US
Apparently under consideration as a replacement for the T-38

Threats and Hazards (2006.07.04)
Burma wants North Korea's nukes (if they have them)
Among those who might be especially worried: Anyone who thinks it might be a bad idea for a rogue state between India and China to be sitting on a nuke