Recent Intel x86 processors implement a secret, powerful control mechanism that runs on a separate chip that no one is allowed to audit or examine. When these are eventually compromised, they'll expose all affected systems to nearly unkillable, undetectable rootkit attacks. I've made it my mission to open up this system and make free, open
For his precocity, newly crowned World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen was named "The Mozart of chess". For his tenacity and comfort with long games he was dubbed "The Nadal of chess". More prosaically
Peter Wilby: From drugs to computers, the big rewards are now in tweaking existing products and presenting them as ground-breaking
; alt=" title="future" width="300" height="391" class="bordered alignleft size-full wp-image-170430" / Click for larger size. From the book "Future Cities: Homes and Living into the 21st Century," 1979, by Kenneth William Gatland and David Jeffries. Source: v.valenti's Flickr stream, via the Boing Boing Flickr pool.