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  • Sharp drop in federal employment expected

    Sharp drop in federal employment expected
    Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce. While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...
  • Five questions for Trevor Simm, tech recruiter

    Five questions for Trevor Simm, tech recruiter
    Trevor Simm and his staff spend their days hunting sometimes-elusive prey: tech workers — particularly with security clearances — who'd like to switch employers. Simm worked as a technical recruiter before founding OpalStaff, a...
  • John D. "Jack" Gourlay, NSA intelligence analyst

    John D. "Jack" Gourlay, NSA intelligence analyst
    John D. "Jack" Gourlay, a retired National Security Agency analyst, died Friday of complications from heart disease at Lorien Mays Chapel in Timonium. He was 82. The son of a tool-and-die maker and a homemaker, John David Gourlay was born in New...
  • Rand Paul's rubber-stamp reply to criticism bodes ill for his presidential aspirations [Letter]

    Rand Paul's rubber-stamp reply to criticism bodes ill for his presidential aspirations [Letter]
    I recently emailed Sen. Rand Paul to voice my opposition to his castigation of the U.S. intelligence community, and the National Security Agency in particular. I think his criticism of the agency could have a deleterious effect on the tens of thousands of...
  • Snowden should tried for treason [Letter]

    Snowden should tried for treason [Letter]
    The more I read about Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency consultant who leaked thousands of classified documents to the media, the more disgusted and concerned I am ("Snowden tells tech crowd: Improve protection of data," March 11). Why...
  • Fall of online drug bazaar began with tip in Maryland

    Fall of online drug bazaar began with tip in Maryland
    As they rushed toward a suburban Utah home with guns drawn, agents knew they were on to a significant figure in the Silk Road online drug bazaar -- a major cocaine dealer, perhaps.  Message boards on Silk Road -- the world's most popular online drug...
  • After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN

    After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN
    This is a column I have put off for weeks, because it makes me sad to write it. And ultimately, it begs an answer, which I am not sure I have. But with the year ending, I can no longer avoid it. After decades of writing about television and media, this...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'
    I was right. James Novak is dead, and it honestly couldn’t have ended any other way. He knew too much, and Cyrus had a heartbreak coming to him after all the bad he’s done. Let’s back up. After shooting Vanessa Chandler, Shelby Moss...
  • Super Bowl referee Terry McAulay whetted his whistle calling local high school games

    Super Bowl referee Terry McAulay whetted his whistle calling local high school games
    As a kid, Terry McAulay watched football games on TV and practiced the moves he saw — not the spins and jukes of the players, but the gestures and actions of the officials. Hands on hips? Offside. Arms folded? Delay of game. At age 9, McAulay knew...
  • Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin

    Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin
    Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin. The untraceable currency is...
  • Russia's illicit missiles [Editorial]

    Russia's illicit missiles  [Editorial]
    Despite President Obama's campaign pledge to "push the reset button" on U.S. relations with Russia, America's dealings with its erstwhile Cold War adversary recently have been anything but smooth. Moscow and Washington clashed last year over Russia's...
  • Improving the business climate benefits universities [Commentary]

    Improving the business climate benefits universities [Commentary]
    About six months ago, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, speaking at the Maryland Competitiveness Coalition's Economic Summit, was asked how Maryland could position itself to compete in this fast-paced global economy. Mr. Freidman's view was that...