Gongol.com Archives: May 2013
Brian Gongol

May 28, 2013

Threats and Hazards China keeps on hacking
The Federal government says that it's becoming a "key point of concern" that China's government is using cyber-espionage (some would say "cyber-warfare") to get things like information on US weapon systems. The Washington Post reports that a confidential report for the Pentagon says that a laundry list of weapons have been "compromised" by Chinese hackers.

Business and Finance Have stock prices become severely decoupled from the real economy?

Computers and the Internet Google says it's not evil to avoid paying extra in taxes
They're getting criticized for using the law to avoid paying a bunch of taxes in the UK. Eric Schmidt says in response, "If the British system changes the tax laws then we will comply."

Science and Technology A look at electricity in 1888
We occasionally need to look back to see just how far we've progressed in just a few generations

Humor and Good News Duck takes up residence at an Iowa City hardware store

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