Die Reaktion der Politik ist die übliche, nämlich die, sich selber zu helfen.
- India: The World’s Secret Silicon Valley
When it’s about India and technology, most people immediately think of outsourcing, but in a country this big, there’s obviously also real innovation going on.
- China’s Great Firewall Tests Mysterious Scans On Encrypted Connections
Apparently China is testing ways to “improve” their censorship systems.
- Open Source (Almost) Everything
Tom Preston-Werner writes about why GitHub open sources almost everything they do.
- “Aussteiger werden als Volksverräter gesehen”
Interview with Bernd Wagner, who works for an organization that provides an exit strategy to Neo-Nazis (in German).
- The Core Memory Module from my dad’s homebuilt PDP-11/05
This guy’s dad is building a PDP-11 clone. This is beyond awesome!
- Tuning out: How brains benefit from meditation
A recent study shows that experienced meditators seem to be able to turn off specific brain regions.
- The Pest Who Shames Companies Into Fixing Security Flaws
Christopher Soghoian is relentlessly fighting for our privacy online.
- A Philosopher’s Mission to Save the EU
Like so many people at the moment, German philosopher Jürgen Habermas is angry.
- The shocking truth about the crackdown on Occupy
Is this the reason why the “Occupy” protesters gets attacked so violently?
- Placebo Buttons
Like with most placebos, I’d say as long as it works, it’s ok.
Your brain doesn’t like randomness, and so it tries to connect a cause to every effect; when it can’t, you make one up.