Quote: "No one realized that the pumps that delivered fuel to the emergency generators were electric." - Angel Feliciano, representative of Verizon workers explaining why Verizon's backup power failed during the August 14 blackout causing disruption to the 911 service. Notes: Page 25 has a picture of an interesting ad that is not in the index.
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Discusses details of the network used by computer screens mounted in elevators in many office buildings.
In Best of 2600 book?
Yes, page 743, Section 3 (2000 and Beyond: A Changing Landscape), Chapter 18 (Toys of the 21st Century)
A piece of software, a chunk of data, or sequence of commands that take advantage of a bug, glitch or vulnerability in order to cause unintended or unanticipated behavior to occur on computer software, hardware, or something electronic (usually computerized). This frequently includes such things as violently gaining control of a computer system or allowing privilege escalation or a denial of service attack. (more..)
Refers to any type of computer network that is wireless, typically using radio waves. (more..)
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