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last updated at 2006-12-28 23:18

http://hyperreal.org/~est/think-break.wav||season's gleepings


fridge: Market Cover Indicator a good predictor of market busts?

My favorite NP-complete problem

"Pimpin' Peters Papers" - (heheh)

key zeroization used to hide id crime ring data

coderman: "Special switches and hardware assistance for key zeroization are a very standard feature of US government crypto gear and installations. The idea is that one zeros the key if one is expecting to be captured (or crash or sink) and then all the remaining data in non volatile storage is useless to your adversary if he is able to recover the media and attempt to read it.


Don't fuck with Matt Damon!

QCT - Qt/PyQt based commit tool for hg

coderman: now with mq (patch queue) support and caching for delta comparisons

extra-solar planet searcher launched

Back Channels

coderman: "transcript with National Security Reporter Vernon Loeb"
coderman: "This probably goes without saying, but for the record, let me make this perfectly clear: Sex is not passe."
coderman: "Since Wednesday's chat, I was reading a piece by former CIA Profiler Jerrold Post on the psychology of betrayal, and he quoted a former Soviet intel officer named Stanislav Levchenko as saying that the KGB had identified "four patterns of vulnerability" in Western officials: money, ideology, sex, and ego."
coderman: damn kinky americans!

United States Special Collections Service

coderman: some google fun: Results 1 - 100 of about 1,340,000 for "Central Intelligence Agency"
coderman: Results 1 - 100 of about 1,220,000 for "National Security Agency"
coderman: Results 1 - 100 of about 845,000 for "Defense Intelligence Agency"
coderman: Results 1 - 100 of about 268,000 for "National Geospatial Intelligence Agency"
coderman: Results 1 - 100 of about 38,500 for "Central Security Service" NSA
coderman: Results 1 - 14 of about 120 for "Special Collections Service" NSA

Dollar hit by news of central bank selling


rik: The titanium and carbon fibre katana.

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