Sep 292011
 

Via:  wired.com

 

The annual cost of $6 billion going to training the Afghan army has test to produce any Afghan army battalion that can work independently.

Out of 180 – 2 can work alone but need US maintenance, logistics and medical systems.

Sep 292011
 

Via:  arstechnica.com

 

Via a FIOA request, who keeps your text messages for five or seven years?

Room 641A keeps it all :)

 

Sep 292011
 

News on a report by the NRC about Fukushima.

Containment – vents

Reactor – the rods moving up, not down.

Explosion – the shockwave

Severe Accident Mitigation Analysis – the cost of clean up.

Also see  www.ucsusa.org/nuclear_power/nuclear_power_risk/safety/recipe-for-disaster.html

Sep 262011
 

Via:  carlbernstein.com

 

A history of the CIA and its links with the press for cover and what Senator Frank Church found.

Sep 262011
 

Via:  zerohedge.com

 

News on the ”Social Listening Platform” and the desire to continuously monitor conversations on social media outlets and then reach out to key bloggers and influencers.

Sep 032011
 

Via:  thestar.com

 

Follow the “Canadian” officials as they try to “work” on Canadian copyright law and new Canadian customs seizure powers.