In case you haven’t heard, Capital Camp and Drupal GovDays have combined and are now Drupal GovCon. This year’s conference is July 22 - 24, 2015 at the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD. Dries Buytaert, Drupal founder and lead developer, will be keynoting. The event is free, but registration is required.
Please visit drupalgovcon.org for more information and to register.
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"Could all the in-house, independent, peer-reviewed clinical trials, research papers and studies across the globe ALL be flawed, corrupt and untrustworthy?"
NSA Tells Public To Reduce Use of Passive Voice In Email
Both style and national security are impacted by the use of passive voice, the NSA said today. Having spent many billions of taxpayer dollars to capture all private electronic communication, the agency is frustrated that poor writing habits are making this data difficult to analyze. "We strongly prefer short declarative sentences where the actor is clearly identified," said an NSA spokesperson. "Instead of writing, 'The protest will be attended by many activists,' it would be better to write, 'Known dissidents Amy Goodman, Laura Poitras, and Glenn Greenwald will travel by bus to the protest in Washington Square Park, New York, and will arrive at approximately 1:04 p.m. on April 1st, 2015.'" The NSA further suggested that instead of composing private email, citizens could instead fill out a webform at NSA.gov or travel to Bluffdale, Utah and share all of their most private secrets with the NSA in person.
I am in awe of her strength and her courage in the face of unrelenting abuse.
Dealing with death threats shouldn't become routine.
Women should not be treated this badly by men.
- SquishymediaDirector of Technology, 2012 - present
- Oregon State University Open Source LabProjects and Security Manager, 2006 - 2012
- State of OregonSystems Administrator, 1994 - 2006
So, I had a call with Elon Musk earlier this week - The Oatmeal
As some of you may know, I recently published a cartoonist's review of my Tesla Model S. In the second half of the review, I asked Elon Musk
Anorak | 1960s Space Age fashion – a retrospective
Men never stood a chance...
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The world of sci-fi has brought us countless spaceships and other galaxy-hopping vessels, but no one's ever brought them all together quite
The Boston Marathon Bombing: Keep Calm and Carry On
It is easy to feel scared and powerless in the wake of attacks like those at the Boston Marathon. But it also plays into the perpetrators' h