Welcome to Tuesday! Today’s a big Long Reads day, so you’d best warm up your cogitation muscles by skimming over I MEAN DEEP READING our news roundup headlines. Enjoy your daily ritual of cyberwar and crypto news before the drama… Read More ›
Month: September 2014
Harper government dismisses ‘ridiculous’ allegations that it covered up the deaths of ‘rogue’ Canadian spies
Canada’s former spy chief cools his heels in a Panamanian jail cell, awaiting extradition on fraud charges, alleges spy death coverup he blames on Harper, and nobody has made this into an opera yet? COME ON PEOPLE!
He’s more reliable at replying than most of my friends, too. Hopefully Groot will last longer than Wheeeeponies did on Twitter.
Originally posted on Almost looks like work:
A few posts back I was concerned with optimising the WiFi reception in my flat, and I chose a simple method for calculating the distribution of electromagnetic intensity. I casually mentioned that I…
We’re back from our wireless vacay, pirating the wifi in a pirate radio station off the Left Coast. There’s a big, hairy dog on the floor, a discussion of minimum wage on the air, and while there is no picture… Read More ›
Originally posted on Warrior Publications:
Former chief of the Lubicon Cree Bernard Ominayak. Community members in Little Buffalo, Alta., demand to know where oil and gas revenue went CBC News, Sept 12, 2014 Community members in Little Buffalo, Alta. are demanding…
Oh, when HAVEN’T we heard this before? With increasingly sophisticated peer-to-peer technology (eg the blockchain) comes the controlling pushback by the suits of the music industry. Never forget that studies show that people who download music buy more music.
Another week gone, and a glorious, sybaritic weekend laid out in front of us like a wanton professionally-companionable person. Naturally, you wouldn’t want to head into such a liason without a full complement of news bytes from around the Cryptosphere,… Read More ›
Originally posted on Gigaom:
Google announced on Tuesday a new open source tool that can help data analysts decide if changes to products or policies resulted in measurable change, or if the change would have happened anyway. The tool, called CausalImpact, is…
DOJ Defends Spurious Redactions, Questions Remain about Stellarwind, and Much More: FRINFORMSUM 9/11/2014
Originally posted on UNREDACTED:
George Hamilton briefly dated LBJ’s daughter, Lynda Bird. It didn’t pan out, to LBJ’s delight. A FOIA lawsuit over a decades-old FBI memo reveals not only the DOJ’s misuse of court resources and insistence on defending…
Did you miss us? We did more than our part in the internet slowdown protests of 9/10 by slowing to a complete halt…for twenty hours, while our computer ran a virus scan. Redundancy: not always a bad thing. Must… Read More ›
Originally posted on Boating Safety Tips, Tricks & Thoughts from Captnmike:
Evacuation of 500,000 people from Lower Manhattan on 9/11 by boat Following the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers in 2001, a problem faced by many New Yorkers was…