May 8th, 2006

University Challenge

When asking questions today, Paxo referred to 'Common Era', rather than AD? Does he always do this or had someone just put it on the card and he was reading it out?

Edit: now cut for spoiler (sorry!)
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Paranoia

I have just borrowed a laptop from work, and someone has put
127.0.0.1 www.cia.gov
127.0.0.1 www2.cia.gov
in the hosts file.
But who, I wonder? And why www.cia.gov? What precise scenario involves the CIA's web server?