While no official has claimed that either the Hawaii or Japan false alert was due to a hack, one can imagine why a hostile actor would hack an alert system if causing chaos–or starting a war–was their goal. Trump’s documented enthusiasm for using nuclear weapons (“If we have them, why not use them?” he famously said ) is matched by his disdain for expertise . Despite having skilled advisers at his beck and call, Trump largely takes his policy cues from Fox News– in particular the show, Fox and Friends–to the point that intelligence experts worry spies will manipulate him through the network. … [Read more...] about Could False Alerts and Fake News Start A Nuclear War?
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"The people of India should rest assured that the Armed forces are keeping the country safe and they are prepared to face any challenge," Singh said, adding that the government is "taking several steps to ensure the well-being and enhanced satisfaction level among the Ex-Servicemen". … [Read more...] about By creating CDS, PM Modi has ushered in a bold reform of India’s post-independence history: Rajnath Singh
It’s worth taking the site for a spin yourself here, which walks you through the finer points of the visualization and runway design. And if you find yourself wondering: Why can’t I use this visual to compare runways to wind patterns (as the latter isn’t actually depicted at all), know that for a future iteration of the site, the developers hope to layer the real wind upon its grand architectural monument. … [Read more...] about The fascinating thing our airports reveal about the natural world
Trump is a poor speller with sausage fingers. Everybody knows this about him, even his fans. Such basic linguistic failures would be troubling with any other president (or school teacher or regional car dealership manager), and it is troubling with him as well. However, Donald Trump’s lack of spelling skills and laziness around spellchecking are among the least troubling aspects about him. The novelty has long since worn off. Making fun of Trump’s typos is subterranean low-hanging fruit. The thinnest gruel. At this point, it’s just making fun of the deck chairs on the Titanic. … [Read more...] about It is time to stop caring about Trump’s typos