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ECM infrastructure architecture… and unrelated matters.

July 25, 2015

Federal Reserve draws criticism… For document management procedures?

by @ 6:43 am. Filed under Uncategorized

The Portable Consultant was interested to read about what appears to be a lack of document management audit controls leading one US congressman to complain of “baffling” leaks of sensitive information at the Federal Reserve:

Federal Reserve draws criticism after mistakenly releasing rate forecast

http://gu.com/p/4bxky?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

If proper audit logs were available it should be possible to identify vulnerabilities in the Fed’s document management procedures.

Cheers!
-pmh

April 12, 2015

Power to the people: bring on the superbattery

by @ 10:32 pm. Filed under Uncategorized

A very good friend of The Portable Consultant is fond of pointing out that as people become able to get off the grid the electrical utilities will become a sunset industry.

Bring it on!

Power to the people: bring on the superbattery

http://gu.com/p/47cha

December 2, 2014

Hawking: AI could end human race

by @ 12:17 pm. Filed under Grumbles, New Paradigms

The Portable Consultant knows that if Hawking and Musk are correct then humans will surely doom themselves. Given the technology, we will be unable to restrain ourselves just as surely as we have been unable to mount concerted effort to manage climate change.

Hawking: AI could end human race http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-30290540

Cheers,
-pmh

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