Friday, July 08, 2011

Homeland Insecurity, Catch Me If You Can, -and- Crime and Punishment

In the News Today:
  • Homeland Insecurity - TSA agent caught with passenger's iPad in his pants; allegedly took $50,000 in other goods, cops say
  • Catch Me If You Can - judge rules using GPS to track cheating spouse not an invasion of privacy
  • Crime and Punishment - woman faces 93 days in jail for planting garden in front yard

    Technology in the News Today:
  • June Hack of Washington Post Netted 1.27M User Account Details
  • Pirates Beware, ISPs Agree to Copyright Alert System
  • Oracle Ships First Major Java Update in Five Years

    On this Day in History:
    July 8, 1987 - Kitty Dukakis, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Governor Michael Dukakis, reveals that she was formerly addicted to amphetamines. Kitty waits until after the November election to acknowledge her raging alcoholism, however.

    Born on this Day in History: July 8, 1961 - Toby Keith (1961 - ) Musician. Born Toby Keith Covel on July 8, 1961 in Clinton, Oklahoma. Raised in Oklahoma City, Keith started playing music at a young age after being inspired by the musicians who worked in his grandmother's supper club.

    Scripture of the Day:

    Video of the Day: - submitted by Amber

    Mac vs. PC

    Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene at Walmart while journeying to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.