Made the news again

Got quoted fairly extensively in article about next month’s GPS rollover.

GPS Flaw: Security Expert Says He Won’t Fly April 6
UPDATE: Carl “Bear” Bussjaeger, a New Hampshire-based science-fiction writer, Air Force veteran and former telecommunications network technician, reached out to us via Twitter to say that the link between GPS timing and telecom networks is not direct.

“Networks don’t time off GPS,” Bussjaeger said in a tweet. “They time off internal/master station clocks. Those clocks periodically synchronize off GPS.”

Read more…

I got six paragraphs.

Of course, now that I’ve said that, the rollover will turn out to be a global catastrophe after all. [grin]

2 thoughts on “Made the news again

  1. Bruce Edwards March 11, 2019 / 2:46 pm

    Thought you left New Hamster?

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    • Bear March 11, 2019 / 3:05 pm

      I did, a few years ago. I think he saw the bit about the NH motto in the Who Am I page. I never changed that, because it’s still true even if I don’t live there now.

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