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The Truth Behind The Division's Bioterrorist Apocalypse

The Truth Behind The Division's Bioterrorist Apocalypse As the trailer says, it was a 2001 (pre-9/11) exercise that simulated a bioterrorist attack on the US.From a government’s perspective, once you know you have something like smallpox in a city like New York, you want to do everything possible to keep it there.

US plan to drop ‘cyber bombs’ on ISIS will change the meaning of the term cyber war

US plan to drop ‘cyber bombs’ on ISIS will change the meaning of the term cyber war Since its creation in 2009, US Cyber Command has focused its efforts mostly on sophisticated cyber-actors on the world stage, states like Iran, Russia, and North Korea.” Indeed, until now the cyber war on ISIS has been mostly confined to disruption of communications.

'We are united in grief': Solemn Obama addresses Orlando massacre

President Barack Obama was solemn and brief as he addressed the United States on Sunday following a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando that left at least 50 people dead, the deadliest such shooting in American history.It is a place of solidarity and empowerment.

Did enlightened US and Soviet scientists help avert nuclear war?

Did enlightened US and Soviet scientists help avert nuclear war? But an upcoming book from Stanford professor Siegfried Hecker says there could be a large grain of truth to the narrative that scientists are an enlightened class.According to Hecker, if not for the work of both Western and Soviet science, the Cold War could have become extremely hot.

The Dallas police robot killing is a big deal, but it’s not about tech

The Dallas police robot killing is a big deal, but it’s not about tech But that debate ought to be separate from the one currently ongoing about the killing of a suspect in Dallas’ recent, tragic shootings of five police officers.The only real tech issue has to do with the ability of new technologies to fool people (both police officers and news anchors) into thinking that anything meaningful has changed.

FCC aims to improve phone emergency alerts after recent bombings

FCC aims to improve phone emergency alerts after recent bombings However, after the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey, there’s pressure to improve these alerts, which are currently woefully inadequate.A number of government agencies including FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security started designing the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) in 2007.