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(78) Ezra Klein - This video poses such an intersting challenge: if you...
Reminds me of the link I saved 2011-03-18 with these same tags (minus "video") with title "Excerpts from "Expert Judgement on Markers to Deter Inadvertent Human Intrusion into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant" - What to do with all that nuclear waste - spent fuel - field of spikes / spike"
nuclear  disaster-nuclear  future  long-term-thinking  video 
january 2018 by daguti
For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000
employees-insubordination = A new tag to give to items that show how, although "leaders" are supposed to be in charge, it's really the people with their fingers on the physical button who run the show. This is both good and bad: good because the common man is usually the one with his finger on the button. Bad because the common man is usually convinced or coerced by "the man" to do "the man's" bidding regardless of his or her personal feelings. ............... In this bookmark, this is the paragraph that shows the insubordination: "Those in the U.S. that had been fitted with the devices, such as ones in the Minuteman Silos, were installed under the close scrutiny of Robert McNamara, JFK's Secretary of Defence. However, The Strategic Air Command greatly resented McNamara's presence and almost as soon as he left, the code to launch the missile's, all 50 of them, was set to 00000000." ---------------------------- passwords, world-records = https://www.quora.com/Passwords/What-are-the-most
passwords  warnings  government  top-secret  world-records  security-computer  security-national  employees-insubordination  nuclear  disaster-nuclear 
december 2013 by daguti

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