In a positive way. Here’s John Markoff’s piece in the NYT. Here’s the teaser:
A small group of Internet security specialists gathered in Singapore this week to start up a global system to make e-mail and e-commerce more secure, end the proliferation of passwords and raise the bar significantly for Internet scam artists, spies and troublemakers.
It was an eleven hour haul up interstate 95 yesterday–just lots of traffic. We did one interesting less well-known detour heading north at New Haven to Hartford before heading east again on ancient US Route 6 to Providence. That should give you an idea of what the main US east-coast north-south artery was like.
Here for your reading are two entirely enjoyable pieces from today’s Sunday NY Times. The first
is Mary Roach’s wonderful review of Bill Streever’s
new popular science book Cold
is John Markoff’s
piece on extremely strong AI (think HAL).