China has hacked GMAIL and put the hack out on the internet. Glad I do not use Gmail. I also heard that Microsoft has given up its source code to certain China officials. How long will it be before they start hacking computers and copying illegal Microsoft programs how stupid was that. Also Intel makes there chips in china now they are finding spyware worms and hack programs on there.
I have spent the last couple of days ay the TED conference away from the hurly burly of the political world discussing and listening to speeches about innovation. The sound bite was: We need innovation and we need speed and greed for good as opposed to the approach that Greed is good.
Well, the President finally appointed at least the beginning of his blue-ribbon commission on fiscal responsibility and reform, naming Alan Simpson and former chief-of-staff Erskine Bowles from the Clinton days to co-chair it. It's worth holding out hope for this, because Simpson's a good man—always been a renegade on the Republican side—and Bowles was experienced in Washington.