Friday, 8 June 2007

Spammers using DDoS attacks

I read in a post in the SANS website that ansti-spam groups websites are under a DDoS attack. It is interesting the point of view of the post's author about seeing this as a desperate action from the spammers groups.

Thursday, 7 June 2007

AI to train Firefigthers

Computer Science researchers of the University of Southern California (USC) have developed an artificial intelligence systems based in agents to train firefigthers. The software creates escenarios and it evaluates the response of the trainees in a 3D environment created with maps and images (I imagine the use of Google's street view in this kind of applications). The system is currently used by Los Angeles Fire Department.