Thursday, 21 October 2010

(120347) 2004 SB60 [Salacia], computing firewall

(120347) 2004 SB60 [Salacia] is a classical Kuiper belt object discovered in September of 2004. There is a prediscovery image back to July of 1982. It has a perihelion of 37.4 AU and an aphelion of 46.5 AU. It has an inclination of 23.9º. It has a diameter of about 550km.

A moon of (120347) 2004 SB60 [Salacia], with a diamater of about 290 km, was discovered in July of 2006 [Actaea].

In the year 1982 appeared the movie "Tron", were the main character is a software developer that is blocked by an artificial intelligence called "Master Control Program". In the year 2004, appeared the movie "I-Robot", in which there is an artificial intelligence called "VIKI" that remains the one in "Tron". Also, that year (2004), appeared several movies with the main theme as 'refuse access', like "Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid", "Wicker Park", "The Hunted Mansion" (2003), also "Cars" (Pixar) and "The Departed" in the year 2006 and "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" in the year 1982.

Computing firewall

A firewall is a device or set of devices designed to permit or deny network transmissions based upon a set of rules and is frequently used to protect networks from unauthorized access while permitting legitimate communications to pass. (Wikipedia: firewall)

"When a Stranger Calls" (2006)

The selective process of (120347) 2004 SB60 [Salacia] works like a computing firewall: not allowing anything that does not match with certain pre-established rules, like preventing access without T-shirt, or with sports clothing and footwear.

In the year 2004 was founded Facebook, a social network whose access to certain areas depends on how is selected the privacy policy: friends, friends of friends; or any person.

Classical Kuiper belt objects are the transpersonal or spiritual dimension of Saturn. As (120347) 2004 SB60 [Salacia], Saturn also imposes limits, but usually in a physical or material way.

"Carriers" (2009)