Tag Archives: Networking

Space Photos of the Week: This Dim Galaxy Is a Starry Slowpoke

Every day some 7 billion people sit in traffic, grocery shop, or scroll through Twitter. And all that time, they're slowly turning with the Earth, which is slowly orbiting around the Sun. For Earth, that trajectory takes 365 days. But it's just one of many objects caught in the gravity of another, larger celestial body.…
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Letting Cyberattack Victims Hack Back Is a Very Unwise Idea

As the rate of cybercrime increases, so too does the intensity of those attacks. Now, companies such as the UK's Pervade Software, are exploring new digital weapons with the goal of better protecting themselves and recovering stolen data. These include turnkey denial-of-service attacks and actions that damage the accused hackers' computers and data. But taking advantage…
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SpaceX's Mars Plans Hit a Pothole. Up Next: the Moon?

It’s been less than a year since Elon Musk announced his plans to settle humans on Mars during a talk in Guadalajara, Mexico. On stage at the International Astronautical Congress, the billionaire invoked the lore of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and Battlestar Galactica while describing a massive passenger ship loaded with the essentials—you know,…
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