The Verge has an interesting article about Tim Cook (Apple CEO) coming out . Tim says “if hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, [...]
Matt Palmer wrote a short but informative post about enabling DNS in a zone . I really should setup DNSSEC on my own zones.
Paul Wayper has some insightful comments about the Liberal party’s nasty policies towards the unemployed . We really need a Basic Income in Australia.
Joseph Heath wrote an interesting and insightful [...]
Matt Palmer wrote a good overview of DNSSEC .
Sociological Images has an interesting article making the case for phasing out the US $0.01 coin . The Australian $0.01 and $0.02 coins were worth much more when they were phased out.
Multiplicity is a board game that’s designed to address some of the failings of [...]
Dave Johnson wrote an interesting article for Salon about companies ripping off the tax system by claiming that all their income is produced in low tax countries .
Seb Lee-Delisle wrote an insightful article about how to ask to get paid to speak . I should do that.
Daniel Pocock wrote an informative article about [...]
Russ Albery wrote an insightful blog post about trust, computer security, and training programmers . He makes a good case that social problems in our community decrease the availability of skilled people to write and audit security code.
The Lawfare blog has an insightful article by Dan Geer about “Heartbleed as a Metaphor . He [...]
Charmian Gooch gave an interesting TED talk about her efforts to fight organised crime and corruption by prohibiting anonymous companies . The idea of a company is to protect the owner from unlimited liability not to protect them from law enforcement.
Dr Nerdlove has an insightful article about sexual harassment in geek culture .
Yves Rossy is the Jetman, he flys with a wing and four jet engines strapped to his body, he gave an interesting TED talk about flying along with some exciting videos .
Larry Brilliant gave an informative and inspiring TED talk about stopping pandemics . I thought that Smallpox was the last disease to be [...]
Typing Animal wrote an interesting article about the dangers of stainless steel in a medical environment . Apparently silver and copper are best due to the oligodynamic effect. Instead of stainless steel drinking bottles they should sell silver plated drinking bottles for kids, I’m sure that lots of parents would pay extra for that.
The Economist has an interesting and informative article about the lack of reproducability of scientific papers and the implications for scientific research .
Regina Dugan gave an interesting TED talk about some of the amazing DARPA projects .
Chris Anderson interviewed Elon Musk about the Tesla cars, SpaceX, and his new venture Solar City . [...]
Fast Coexist has an interesting article about the art that Simon Beck creates by walking in snow . If you are an artist you can create art in any way, even by walking in patterns in the snow.
Russ Altman gave an interesting TED talk about using DNA testing before prescribing drugs . I was [...]