bq.. Tinkering on a laptop, wearing a rumpled T-shirt and a soul patch goatee, this George Mason University graduate student has mapped every business and industrial sector in the American economy, layering on top the fiber-optic network that connects them.
He can click on a bank in Manhattan and see who has communication lines running into it and where. …….. he probes for critical links, trying to answer the question: “If I were Osama bin Laden, where would I want to attack?”
>> “WP: Dissertation Could Be Security Threat”:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A23689-2003Jul7.html?nav=hptop_tb , “Daily Kos”:http://www.dailykos.com/archives/003301.html#003301 , “Slashdot”:http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/07/08/146228&mode=thread&tid=126&tid=158&tid=172&tid=99