a 3-page infographic description of the issues involved in the world-wide distribution of Christmas presents, derived from conversations with business process consultants, surveillance experts, shipping pros, & a former Navy SEAL. in the typical Wired style of writing, this operation "makes Google look like Pong".
"Heavy Equipment/Light Package Emergent Response (Helper) units deliver the toys. These special-ops agents are trained for home ingress/egress. Team leaders get naughty/nice lists downloaded to their PDAs at 2300 hours, C-Day minus one. About 80,000 mobile command centers—each staffed by four agents—use jamming systems to knock out cellular communication in their target neighborhoods and temporarily cut phone and Internet lines."
[link: wired.com (PDF)]