Salon.com Life | Old people Facebook disasters : “The funny thing about Facebook is that you’re there with your colleagues and your friends […] and the next thing you know, you’ve forgotten that your status update is all about how hung over you are.”
(tags: salon funny facebook privacy generation-gap age 30s online-life life social-networking)
Stanislav Petrov Day : last Friday, but worth celebrating. on 26 September 1983, a little-known Russian military officer averted global nuclear war, by disobeying procedures and correctly identifying a missile-launch report as a false positive. phew!
(tags: stanislav-petrov war nuclear russia cold-war 80s anniversaries history)