Andrew Coy

Saturday Night Massacre

Silvrback blog imageForty-five years ago Richard Nixon ordered officials in the Department of Justice to fire the special prosecutor Archibald Cox. The then Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus refused. Finally, the Solicitor General, Robert Bork, who had become the acting head of the Justice Department at the . . .

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March 17, 2018



Never underestimate the underdog, particularly when it is a Chesapeake Bay Retriever by the name of True Grit.  

Silvrback blog imageWay to be UMBC!!

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March 17, 2018


Energy Grid

Yesterday, the US Government release information about Russian cyber activities targeting critical infrastructure (like energy systems) in the US.

"Since at least March 2016, Russian government cyber actors—hereafter referred to as “threat actors”—targeted government entities and multiple U.S. critical . . .

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March 16, 2018

1,000 Pi

Happy Pi Day!

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March 15, 2018

Little Fans for Free

Orioles Games are Free for Kids

A new plan announced by the Orioles yesterday means that any kid under 9 years of age gets in for free with an adult. 

“That’s pretty cool,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. “No one else is doing that.”

Looking forward to taking my two kids to the ball game this year.

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March 14, 2018


with Alec Ross

Today, gubernatorial candidate Alec Ross came and spent some time with the youth at the Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center, engaging in a roundtable conversation about technology, civics, and the future.

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You can catch the full livestream of it here:

It was pretty . . .

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March 13, 2018

Sound of Silence

Modern Interpretation

The words of Simon and Garfunkel's Sound of Silence apparently are pretty timeless.

When set against a modern backdrop, the 55-year old lyrics do a pretty spot-on job of describing "people talking without speaking" and "people hearing without listening." As Art Garfunkel once put it, the central theme of the piece is "the inability . . .

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March 11, 2018