wombat_socho (wombat_socho) wrote,

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I never thought they were as smart as they acted

Via Spook86: This story conforms all my ancient prejudices regarding the NSA, i.e. they're really good at crypto and other arcane acts of SIGINT, but most of the people that work there have no common sense. You would think that with ten years to work on the problem they would have figured out a way to cogenerate power from Fort Meade's steam plant or get Congress to pony up for some kind of boondoggle that would have the fringe benefit of pumping a few megawatts into the grid, but nooooo...
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