Tuesday, May 10, 2005

[geek] ...but has anyone told William Gibson? (part 2)

Hacker warfare: South Korea and China against Japan. From the article:
In the fortified control room of a major Internet security firm, a beleaguered team of experts slouched behind glowing computer screens, tracking overseas hackers through billions of lines of data. They glanced up periodically at an electronic world map on the wall where, every few seconds, red lines lit up, revealing a new cyber-war aimed at Tokyo.
Doesn't sound all that far removed from:
Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding... --William Gibson, "Neuromancer"

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