Morris spent almost a decade as chief scientist for the National Security Agency and was instrumental in the first cyberattack against Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi Army in 1991. Morris was also worked at building tools and systems for… → Read More
Strum out a few chords of Stairway, friends, because the guy who pioneered the solid-body electric guitar, Les Paul, is dead. He died of complications from pneumonia in White Plains, NY. Paul also invented multitrack recording, the process of playing and recording multiple tracks at once. This led to incredible – and decidedly mechanical – effects like echo and pitch shifting. → Read More
One of our own who has been having trouble killed himself and his wife in an apparent murder-suicide a few weeks ago.
Jason Montes, 33, shot himself and his wife Serena on January 11. Montes worked for Ultra Game Players and the Official Playstation Magazine before going into web consulting. → Read More
Steve Jobs’ passed away yesterday…at least that’s what Bloomberg stated by running his obituary a bit prematurely. It seems that someone was updating Jobs’ lifetime achievements and accidently posted the 17-page history out on the interweb. So no, the father of all that is Apple and good is still alive and kicking. This brings up a great thought though. The man is sick. → Read More