Geek Moment

by Kieran Healy on June 2, 2004

Cribbed from “Dirk Eddelbuettel’s”: email signature on the “R-help List”: …

bq. FEATURE: VW Beetle license plate seen in California

Well _I_ thought it was funny.

Defining Deviousness Down

by John Holbo on June 2, 2004

I think Michael Rappaport is straining to find the silver lining in this intelligence cloud.

Consider this an open thread about this important story, with optional special reference to the question: is it a source of consolation if it turns out the whole spy game is usually just seeing how many clowns you can cram into a riddle, wrapped in a question, locked inside an enigma?