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pilsner.urquell writes: A newly released NASA report warns that the word has forgotten the power of the sun, creating a technological society susceptible like never before to large infrastructure damage from solar storms.

According the report, the world has grown so dependent on modern technologies without respect of what the sun can and has done, that it's risking major communications, finance, transportation, government and even emergency services disruptions.
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Is a 'Katrina-Like' Space Storm Brewing?

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Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb