Thursday, 30 July 2009
The Future of News
Foo Labs: “standing around screaming ‘everything should be free’ is pointless”
Sunday, 26 July 2009
AT&T Reportedly Blocks 4Chan. This Is Going To Get Ugly.
TechCrunch: “perhaps the most vindictive, messy can of worms it could have possibly found” – one of these two has not studied the opinions of Alessandro Farnese, but I’m not sure which one.
Hacker Says iPhone 3GS Encryption Is ‘Useless’ for Businesses
Wired.com: “I don’t think any of us [developers] have ever seen encryption implemented so poorly before”
10 obvious things about the future of newspapers you need to get through your head
Invisible Inkling: “Okay, here comes the big one: THE GLASS IS HALF FULL.” – and that’s two years old
Monday, 20 July 2009
The psychology of overconfidence
The New Yorker: “If you were a Wall Street C.E.O., there were two potential lessons to be drawn from the collapse of Bear Stearns. The first was that Jimmy Cayne was overconfident. The second was that Jimmy Cayne wasn’t overconfident enough. “