DailyDirt: Playing With Biological Fire?

from the urls-we-dig-up dept

There was a time when, if something was viral, it was almost certainly a bad thing. (Now, being viral could mean you're going to be the next Justin Bieber.) With current biotech research, the end of common diseases could be at hand or we could be launching ourselves into the next era of viciously untreatable illnesses that we've had a hand in creating. Hopefully, we're not going to be living out a bad sci-fi movie plot anytime soon. Here are just a few potential precursors to the apocalypse, though. As always, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

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    Shon Gale (profile), 10 Feb 2011 @ 6:21am

    Well remember when the word Hacker meant you were just good at computers. The bad guys were called Crackers. I started out being a hacker then it became a bad thing because the media thought Hacker sounds better than Cracker or maybe they were just white folks nervous about the word Cracker.

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