Salon: Nothing but spin. “Bush assures us that he “cares deeply” about the environment, but his administration’s green-washing is so thin it’s transparent.”
Jeff Cheney: “I’ve just been informed that, as of the end of the day tomorrow, my position as Intranet Application Engineer at Standard Media International (a.k.a. The Industry Standard) will be eliminated . Try as they might (and they tried pretty damn hard) they can no longer justify my salary given the downsizing of the company (currently at 260 employees from a high of 500).”
DaveNet: Strategy Tax.
Wired News: It’s (Cyber) War: China vs. U.S.. Chinese hackers have fired the first shots on U.S. websites, making good on widely announced promises. Now some U.S. hackers are seeking revenge. By Michelle Delio.
Dave: “I had to explain that he’s not really a doctor, and then Lee said she isn’t either, and I admitted the same was true for me. We all had a good laugh and went on with our dinner.”
BBC: Pioneer 10 phones home. Nasa re-establishes contact with the Pioneer 10 spacecraft after almost eight months of silence.
BBC: Space tourist reaches station. The International Space Station welcomes Dennis Tito, the world’s first space tourist, as a Russian Soyuz mission docks.