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Information Overload 2012-01-29
Die, Hollywood, die! A voice of reason in the “Kill Hollywood” discussion.
The New French Hacker-Artist Underground The French group UX sneaks into places to restore them (or the art inside them). A fascinating read.
Die Opfer von Niklaas und Perrine Granted, this article makes most sense if you were born in the 1970s (or early 1980s) and grew up in Austria, but I still wanted to include it here (in German).
A tale of new censors - Vodafone UK, T-Mobile UK, O2 UK, and T-Mobile USA If you think only China and dictatorships in the Middle East censor the internet, think again.
Public speaking for normal people Public speaking is a difficult topic for me. I like doing it, but tend to be rather nervous. Once I’m done I always feel like my talks were horrible, but feedback usually suggests they weren’t. This post has some interesting ideas which I’m eager to try out.
An Investment Manager’s View on the Top 1% Seems like the “Occupy” movement should have adopted we are the 99.9% as a slogan.
Information Security Interview Questions If you want to get into information security, you should read this article for a little self assessment.
Mega-man: The fast, fabulous, fraudulent life of Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Interesting portrait of Kim Dotcom, the man who’s all over the news again.
Understanding the bin, sbin, usr/bin , usr/sbin split This mailing list post is an interesting bit of Unix trivia.
How Much Is an Astronaut’s Life Worth? Some interesting points on a controversial topic.