Archiv der Kategorie: Stray Voltage

Friday Thoughts on “A World Apart”

Aleksander Solzhenitsyn was many things in his day: soldier, prisoner, writer, and activist, but his particular skill was his observation of people as they are, as opposed to how he and they wished people to be. As we are spectators … Weiterlesen

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Asking Why

From each of us here at In The Old Corps to each of you, please have a joy-filled and safe celebration of the new year. Recapping 2017 proved easy. There were only 2 news stories this year: at any moment … Weiterlesen

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Living with Pigs

I had a good vacation, the first since 2002. Two weeks of no computer, news feeds, and work intruding. I liked it so much I’m doing it again next month around Thanksgiving. You’re welcome! The title doesn’t refer to riding … Weiterlesen

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Internet of Terror

If I were a terrorist, I would be singing praises to the blackest hearts in the Universe for the gift of the Internet of Things, initialismed as IoT. Arstechnica reports 465,000 people with IoT pacemakers need a security update to … Weiterlesen

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Stray Voltage: Urban Warfare and the VA

Austin Bay looks at urban warfare in his post on “Mosul and Urban Warfare.” Blogging lesson learned: if one wishes to blog about a tweetstorm, either post right away or use screen captures. Mr. X tweetstormed an interesting take on … Weiterlesen

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A New Evolutionary Stage in Warfare?

Straight out the Science Fiction universe, this will evolutionize warfare communications, operations and potentially logistics. Quantum communication is a strange beast, but one of the weirdest proposed forms of it is called counterfactual communication – a type of quantum communication … Weiterlesen

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Space, the Next Frontier

Mr. Peabody’s Wayback Machine is something anyone can create. Wayback, in 2001 A.D., the Army in its infinite wisdom selected me twice for Operations, and then transferred me to Space Operations. Space Operations sounds sexy, cool, and fun! In my  … Weiterlesen

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