Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,728,960 articles and books

Worker's alien search costs employer 1m dollars!



Byline: ANI

Melbourne, Dec 3 (ANI): Brad Niesluchowski, a school employee, was fired after his search for aliens cost the education department a whopping sum of over 1 million dollars.

Niesluchowski, working as an information technology director for Higley Unified School District in Mesa, Arizona, allegedly used the department computers to look for aliens.

He is believed to have downloaded free software for his search on district computers in 2000.

The program, known as SETI SETI (sĕt`ē) [Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence], name given to a series of independent programs to detect radio signals from civilizations beyond the solar system. (at)home, uses Internet-connected computers across the world to examine radio telescope data for finding extraterrestrial intelligence.

According to the East Valley Tribune The East Valley Tribune is a daily newspaper serving the East Valley region of metropolitan Phoenix, including cities of Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Casa Grande, Queen Creek, Fountain Hills and other surrounding areas in Arizona's Phoenix metropolitan area, , Education District Superintendent Denise Birdwell said the program almost crashed district's system and also hampered with technology use in classrooms, reports the Daily Telegraph.

He added that it would cost more than one million dollars to mend the problem. (ANI)

Copyright 2009 Asian News International The Asian News International (ANI) agency provides multimedia news to China and 50 bureaus in India. It covers virtually all of South Asia since its foundation and presently claims, on its official website, to be the leading South Asia-wide news agency.  (ANI) - All Rights Reserved.

Provided by Syndigate.info an Albawaba.com company
COPYRIGHT 2009 Al Bawaba (Middle East) Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2009 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Asian News International
Date:Dec 3, 2009
Words:155
Previous Article:New algorithms to improve object and target detection technology for Air Force.
Next Article:Palin to deliver keynote address at bowling convention.
Topics:



Related Articles
The taste of bittersweet: workers' comp rates have stabilized, but the cost per claim is surging and the gains of 2005 are under attack this year.
Hiring abroad: stepping through the immigration employment minefields.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters