Fascinating stories of the guide dogs who worked on 9/11.
Month: September 2014
An excellent article about an excellent movement. Sometimes what’s typically dismissed as slacktivism can indeed change minds, and that leads to a change in society itself.
No easy solutions, but here’s one: drop the one family/one building model and facilitate other options which used to exist, like the boarding house, the decent residential hotel (Air bnb of the 19th century), dorms, and so on, all at… Read More ›
Well, kittens, you may have noticed some changes Chez Cryptosphere; for the last two weeks we’ve suspended our Crypto Currently coverage, a daily roundup of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, and Altcoin prices. We have, for this, received not one single complaint…. Read More ›
It’s Tuesday, people, only Tuesday, but you’ll make it. I mean, it’s not so bad, is it, this week? Last supermoon of the summer, first snows up in Alberta, and your life could be a lot worse: you could be… Read More ›
It’s not just a little horseplay, as Christopher Hitchens had the courage to find out years ago. Torture is torture, and warterboarding is torture, and it turns the people who do it into torturers who don’t distinguish between psychological pressure… Read More ›
My money was always on the Queen’s doctor, actually. I AM DISAPPOINT!
Starbucks tried something similar in Vancouver, but it didn’t last long. You’re already IN the store, you’ve already BOUGHT the drink. Getting hammered with third-party ads as a condition of remaining in the store to check messages was just too… Read More ›
True to its promise of last week, the hacker crew known as Unknownsec has gone after allies of the KKK, taking the White Supremacist site Stormfront offline with a massive botnet attack Friday night and doxing the heck out of its leader,… Read More ›
Happy Monday! Time to crawl back into the web and start climbing for the top as if your retirement savings depended on it, which — ha ha ha! — psych! Nobody currently living will ever be able to retire! But you knew… Read More ›
I can just picture the kid wearing an “I’m the Reason Mommy Drinks” shirt, and the Mom wearing an “I’m the Reason Junior Counterfeits” shirt.
Today’s post comes to us from hacker/privacy activist Griffin Boyce, and is a repost of a column on his own blog, which was inspired by spotting an egregious ClipboardSec violation, ironically in the BBC Horizon documentary on the Deep Web. I… Read More ›
Well, heck, everyone loves the ’90’s, amirite?
UnknownSec, this week’s hot new crew on the block, isn’t wasting any time. Two days ago they took down Facebook more or less by accident, testing out a botnet they claim they didn’t think would be powerful enough to effect… Read More ›