CNN reports here on ransomware attacks on cities, including one on Baltimore that was launched a few days ago.
Aviation Week reports here on the 737 MAX angle-of-attack (AoA) indicator issue, including a possible issue with requirements and implementation of the warning indicator.
Extremetech reports here on the DroneBullet, a drone designed to seek and destroy another drone using kinetic impact.
Dpreview reports here on FAA efforts to issue rules on drone identification.
AnandTech reports here on expected trends in hard drive shipments for PCs and other market segments.
I had the chance to visit Bletchley Park. During World War II, this peaceful place became the headquarters of Ultra, the top secret codebreaking operation that cracked the Nazi Enigma and Lorenz ciphers, critically aiding the war effort. To aid in their effort, particularly as the Nazis added more complex codes, they built the first electronic computing machines to sort through the vast number of possible codes. The world has two reasons to be grateful to the people who worked here.
This is a reproduction of a Bombe machine. The museum also includes a reproduction Colossus machine.
I learned during my visit that Bill Tutte, who went onto create major contributions to graph theory, contributed a major breakthrough in the analysis of Nazi codes during his time at Bletchley Park.
Semiwiki reports here on the Autonomous Hardware Summit and the FlexLogix architecture.