Monthly Archives: March 2012

Seven Kingdoms

Game of Thrones this weekend. That is all.   Advertisements

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Cyber Offense, Pt II

I blogged earlier this week about the US’s capabilities in cyber war from an offensive perspective. So this article headline- “U.S. Outgunned in Hacker War”– caught my eye. I get that we have serious issues in our cyber-defense capabilities, but … Continue reading

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Making me a believer

I’ve always been a bit of a traditionalist when it comes to college football…I still oppose a substantial change to the BCS system, and up to recently opposed changing the amateur-status rules that govern paying college¬†athletes. But interviews like this … Continue reading

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Rubio’s Too Smart for THAT

I predicted that coverage would shift to the VP slot, and there’s been a little bit of it here and there, but not as much as I thought there would be at this point in the race. That said, despite … Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground

The coverage of the shooting case in Florida has been pretty breathless so far, and much of it has focused on the particulars of the peculiarities of the self-defense laws in Florida. George Will made an excellent comment on Sunday … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Coin

The US military is far from perfect, as the recent shooting in Afghanistan shows. And while the “hero” word has been thrown around so much it’s become somewhat devalued, it’s worth a reminder now and then that the real kind … Continue reading

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Marriage Crunch

The whole “Thinking Like a Fox” comes from Philip Tetlock’s work at UPENN, where he’s found that prediction makers tend to be most wrong when they make broad, unequivocated¬†statements. The problem is that when a person makes a prediction that’s … Continue reading

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