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October 24, 2007

LOTD for October 24

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 2:48 pm

Satellite photos show that the facility that Israel blew up in Syria looks like it was a secret neclear reactor, looking suspiciously like the one built in North Korea–remember, there were a number of North Koreans in Syria and the rumors were that North Korea was transferring nuclear technology to Syria before shutting down their nuclear program:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/23/AR2007102302577.html

EDO seems to have won the CREW funding that I know other companies were trying for also. It is nice that all of the work will be done in California–I had a lot of friends from Thousand Oaks when I worked for JPL:
http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/edo-wins-88m-contract-for-land-mine-jammers-03196/

Call for papers for the first IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (May 2008 in Waltham, MA):
http://www.ieeehomelandsecurityconference.org/authors.htm#CFP

Interesting discussion about a report about international science collaboration in the age of heightened security:
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20071022-national-academies-tackles-international-science-in-the-age-of-terrorism.html

In the next 1-2 days either Google or Microsoft will end up with a huge Facebook deal:
http://www.nypost.com/seven/10242007/business/online_faceoff.htm

Wii Sports basically swept the British Academy Video Games Awards:
http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSL242303320071024?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews

Parrot imitates a fire alarm to wake up his family, saving their lives:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21443309/?gt1=10450

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