What Would You Say You Do Here? Redefining the Role of Intelligence in the Information Age

Mike Judge’s 1999 satire Office Space parodies turn-of-the-century white-collar office work at a fictional software company called Initech. In an iconic scene, corporate management consultants referred to as “the Bobs” interview Initech personnel in a search for “efficiencies.” When they sit down with Tom, a middle-aged employee who works in customer management, the meeting quickly devolves into absurdity.

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More than 300 newspapers join Globe effort on freedom of the press editorials – The Boston Globe

Some of the most respected and widely circulated newspapers in the country are included on the list.

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Debate rages about whether Spongebob is a sea sponge or a dish sponge

Ignoring the Wikipedia page makes this much more fun and the only unanswered question is why the pineapple is transparent.

He may live in a pineapple under the sea, but just what exactly is Spongebob Squarepants?

“Another Twitter user proffered some useful evidence.”

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

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Defending the Indefensible: A New Strategy for Stopping Information Operations – War on the Rocks

One note, prevention (results driven) is more than just deterrence (consequence driven.)

In the book Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, malicious viral information is deliberately spread by a nefarious actor to infect computers and people’s brains. The virus is transmitted in a variety of ways: via bodily fluid exchange, exposure by observing code with your eyes, as an injected drug, and via computer

Source: Defending the Indefensible: A New Strategy for Stopping Information Operations – War on the Rocks