Gongol.com Archives: October 2006
Brian Gongol

October 20, 2006

Broadcasting NBC won't show scripted programming in early prime time anymore
More idiotic game shows and "reality TV" will fill the void. That ought to reinforce earlier observations that the Writers Guild is daffy to think it has any bargaining power anymore.

Health New ways to improve food safety
USDA promotes its research into ways of improving food safety without just cooking everything -- current ideas include using UV disinfection, irradiation, and super-high-pressure chambers

Threats and Hazards Ahmadinejad threatens Europe over support for Israel
Says Europe "may get hurt" for supporting Israel. In the real world, it's hard to imagine a bully walking up and warning you that you might get punched in the face if his buddies got angry at one of your friends.

Computers and the Internet First bug in IE only took a few hours to find
Secunia called out a vulnerability that could allow a nasty site to hijack private data being entered by a user for a different site

Water News New rule requires tougher scrutiny of groundwater sources

Graphics Next Generation