government

In logs we trust

 cars, data, embedded, forensics, government, science, security, tech  Comments Off on In logs we trust
Feb 152013
 
In logs we trust

It’s a mess. The NYT wrote a fairly scathing review of the new Tesla roadster, and Tesla fires back (summary here).  Both sides have – or feel that they have – a lot at stake here.  It would appear that there’s simply no way of telling who is telling the truth, since the system that generates the Tesla data is proprietary and who in the hell knows how it […]

Darpa, redux, redux, reduxxx

 DARPA, embedded, fast track, government, ipmi, security, tech, work  Comments Off on Darpa, redux, redux, reduxxx
Feb 122013
 

I’d been asked about my 2nd CFT proposal… here it is, in all it’s wordy glory: darpa-reduxxx.   Thanks as always to the DARPAnians and Mudge for the opportunity. Thanks to my IPMI paper sucking my life away I’m behind schedule, but it was always an excuse to play with and understand the tech, not make money.  Well, it’s not like I’m a monk, I like money, but there […]

DARPA, how great art thou

 DARPA, fast track, government, security  Comments Off on DARPA, how great art thou
Aug 272012
 
DARPA, how great art thou

I should be singing hymns or something to DARPA – the fast track program is truly amazing, or at least it has been to me. I submitted a 2nd proposal (details upcoming) and it got accepted in less than 48 hours.  Startups don’t even move that fast! Another 6 months of livelihood.  If they only gave out insurance….

…the magic number is now 130

 government, security, voting  Comments Off on …the magic number is now 130
Jul 182012
 

Hmm; Facebook is really, really important in WA.  The AP reported that “Wash. to unveil voter registration on Facebook.”  On the face of it, sure, why not?  Then you see some of the details. Once it’s live, Facebook users can click on the application within the secretary of state’s Facebook page. They’ll need to agree to let Facebook access their information, which will be used to prefill their name and date […]

philosophizing

 government, philosophy, rememberance  Comments Off on philosophizing
Jul 172012
 
philosophizing

I realize this is a bit old now… but I keep coming back to it. For posterity.  A wise sage once said: There’s an old saying in Tennessee — I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — [pauses] — shame on you. Fool me — [pauses] — You can’t get fooled again. I really do wonder how he got elected […]

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