Daily Archives: 17 December 2009

Flying monkey business

Via the excellent weblog Jungle Trader comes the story of taekwondo trained monkeys who turned on their master. Let this be a warning to us all: leave the monkeys in the jungle where they belong. All this teaching them sign … Continue reading

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Contract warfare

The internet is awash in a story originating from the Wall Street Journal about how Iranian-backed insurgents in Iraq have “hacked” raw feeds from Predator drones in service there using cheap, commercially available software. While this development is troubling, it … Continue reading

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