UK engineers have completed the build of the novel Quantum satellite. The telecommunications platform will be the first fully software-defined spacecraft.
Archives for January 13, 2019
Back in 2011, The Onion’s now-defunct TV series ran a sketch in which then–CIA director Leon Panetta bestowed a “medal of intelligence commendation” on “the Overlord,” Mark Zuckerberg, for inventing the “single most powerful tool for population control” the agency had ever enjoyed.
Seventy-five years ago today, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used his State of the Union address to declare that the government should guarantee a basic floor of well-being. Political rights alone, he argued, could not assure “equality in the pursuit of happiness,” he argued.
One of the founding myths of Israel is the non-existence of the Palestinian people.
The government shutdown has already caused significant hardship — and promises more. Many federal employees missed their first paychecks Friday, and negotiations to reopen the government are stalled.