7.17.2018

NSA and Cyber Command to coordinate actions to counter Russian election interference in 2018 amid absence of White House guidance - The Washington Post

NSA and Cyber Command to coordinate actions to counter Russian election interference in 2018 amid absence of White House guidance - The Washington Post
"The head of the nation's largest electronic spy agency and the military's cyberwarfare arm has quietly directed the two organizations to coordinate actions to counter potential Russian interference in the 2018 midterm elections."

And in any other world we would say the agencies have gone rogue. 

We live in interesting times. 

7.16.2018

Riding with the bots

Watch a self-driving car complete Goodwood's legendary hill climb
"Want a hint of how the automotive zeitgeist is changing? You only need to look at the just-ended Goodwood Festival of Speed…"
H/T Sam Guy

7.15.2018

Need a new marketing director there?

Russian women push back at shaming over World Cup dating

MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of foreign men have flooded into Russia for the monthlong World Cup...

Burger King...ended up being harshly criticized when it offered 3 million rubles ($48,000) and a lifetime of Whopper burgers to any Russian woman impregnated by a World Cup player.

Read the full story


7.09.2018

Big, big fish

Jaws is on Amazon Prime, also Jaws 2, Jaws 3, and some other finny stuff. 

Happy dreams.

Morning light

7.06.2018

Suddenly a breeze blew through…

…and the thermometer plummeted to below 80°. Who knew it was even possible?

Looks like a fine evening.

Meanwhile, in Chicago

Chicago gun violence 7 shot and wounded Thursday July 5, 2018

Chicago gun violence 7 shot and wounded Thursday July 5, 2018


https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/4-teenage-boys-wounded-in-city-shootings-thursday/


7.03.2018

Also, apparently, it cost $182 for no pants

Pete Davidson gave Ariana Grande a $93K engagement ring



We have no idea who these people are but it seems one of them still has no pants. Somehow, this is news.