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What’s the News: America’s intelligence agencies are in the business of predicting the future, using limited amounts of information to divine world events. But even expert analysts and sophisticated algorithms can make mistakes.
That’s why IARPA—which takes on high-risk, high-reward research projects (read: awesome longshots) in US intelligence—is turning to crowdsourcing, reports Adam Rawnsley at Wired.com’s Danger Room. Applied Research Associates will launch an IARPA-backed website this Friday to test whether those of us without security clearances can point
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Originally posted by mileysubet
You have had run ins with the stuxnet virus? Correct me if I am wrong but that particular virus as I understood was and does target very specific software. Specifically software that controls the machinery that processes nuclear material. So that leaves me with two questions: where do you work, and if you don't deal with the software at your workplace then what are you doing with it on a machine at home. Also you said a unix comand terminal was you indicator of impending doom, I highly doubt that if you are running in a windows OS environment....
Originally posted by Maibus
just after posting- nearly had 'kill' run on my computer... did I hit a raw nerve?