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The Gratuitous Injustice of American Tipping Culture
"Unless a waiter can be a gentleman, democracy is a failure. If any form of service is menial, democracy is a failure. Those Americans who dislike self-respect in servants are undesirable citizens; they belong in an aristocracy."
yesterday
The state of women in technology: 15 data points you should know | Tech Republic
There's a massive gender gap in the technology industry, and it's important to be aware of the facts. Here are 15 key statistics on the state of women in tech.
4 days ago
Twitter / DataG: I sounded so smart way back ...
I sounded so smart way back when working for . 1,098 high density floppy diskettes!
from twitter
4 days ago
Digital Preservation Q&A, where you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community.
Digital Preservation Q&A, where you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community.
9 days ago
The Emperor’s New Password Manager: Security Analysis of Web-based Password Managers | USENIX Conference
The Emperor’s New Password Manager: Security Analysis of Web-based Password Managers | USENIX Conference
10 days ago
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Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed | New York Times
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10 days ago
Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed | New York Times
Is resistance to Amazon futile in the book publishing world? Its battle with Hachette has many on edge.
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10 days ago
Amazon Kindle: A Highlight and Note by Peter Murray from Red Mars (Mars Trilogy)
What it means to have power. Power wasn’t a matter of job titles, after all. Power was a matter of vision, pe...
from twitter
13 days ago
Amazon Kindle: A Highlight and Note by Peter Murray from Red Mars (Mars Trilogy)
What it means to have power. Power wasn’t a matter of job titles, after all. Power was a matter of vision, pe...
from twitter
13 days ago
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How Birth Year Influences Political Views [interactive graphic] | New York Times
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15 days ago
How Birth Year Influences Political Views [interactive graphic] | New York Times
People’s political views are particularly shaped by events they experience between 14 and 24.
15 days ago
How the 'PayPal Mafia' redefined success in Silicon Valley | Tech Republic
A decade ago, the PayPal Mafia played a major role in revitalizing the tech industry in Silicon Valley. The story behind this group of leaders proves that their success is more than just luck.
15 days ago
Amazon offers authors 100% of sales amid dispute | Market Watch
Amazon.com Inc. appealed directly to authors in a bitter publishing dispute, hoping to gain hearts and minds--and leverage--against Hachette Book Group in talks that could affect e-book pricing industrywide.
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16 days ago
Crypto weakness in smart LED lightbulbs exposes Wi-Fi passwords | Ars Technica
More evidence the Internet of things treats security as an afterthought.
16 days ago
Clayton Christensen Responds to New Yorker Takedown of 'Disruptive Innovation' | Business Week
Harvard business guru accuses Harvard history professor of "criminal act of dishonesty"
16 days ago
Avoiding Stupidity is Easier than Seeking Brilliance [Winner’s Game versus Loser’s Game] | Farnam Street Blog
Avoiding Stupidity is Easier than Seeking Brilliance [Winner’s Game versus Loser’s Game] | Farnam Street Blog
16 days ago
Is Math Liberal? | Mother Jones
Is Math Liberal? | Mother Jones
16 days ago
NSA Targets the Privacy-Conscious for Surveillance | Schneier on Security
NSA Targets the Privacy-Conscious for Surveillance | Schneier on Security
16 days ago
A Rogue State Along Two Rivers [interactive map] | New York Times
The victories gained by the militant group calling itself the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria were built on months of maneuvering along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, which define a region known as the cradle of civilization.
16 days ago
Your device, your data: Don't let IT screw up your iPhone or iPad | InfoWorld
Your device, your data: Don't let IT screw up your iPhone or iPad | InfoWorld
16 days ago
Inbox to app developers: Disrupt our email -- please! [REST API over existing email protocols] | InfoWorld
Inbox to app developers: Disrupt our email -- please! [REST API over existing email protocols] | InfoWorld
16 days ago
If you read Boing Boing [or access a TOR node or look for information about TOR or…], the NSA considers you a target for deep surveillance | Boing Boing
If you read Boing Boing [or access a TOR node or look for information about TOR or…], the NSA considers you a...
16 days ago
Google sweetens the deal for transitioning to Google Apps in the enterprise | TechRepublic
Google sweetens the deal for transitioning to Google Apps in the enterprise | TechRepublic
16 days ago
Credit Card Processing in 700 Words or Less | SANS Internet Security Center
Credit Card Processing in 700 Words or Less | SANS Internet Security Center
16 days ago
Python bumps off Java as top learning language [in U.S. CompSci programs] | InfoWorld
Python bumps off Java as top learning language [in U.S. CompSci programs] | InfoWorld
16 days ago
The NSA Is Targeting Users of Privacy Services, Leaked Code Shows | WIRED Threat Level blog
The NSA Is Targeting Users of Privacy Services, Leaked Code Shows | WIRED Threat Level blog
16 days ago
In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are | Washington Post
Files provided by Edward Snowden show the extent ordinary Web users get caught in the net of surveillance.
16 days ago
Microsoft warns of pending support deadlines for Windows 7, Office 2010 SP1, Windows Server 2003, and more | ZDnet
Microsoft officials are beginning to sound the support warning bell for customers running a number of its popular products, including Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and more.
16 days ago
What Not To Say to a Grieving Parent | Eric Meyer
In the face of tragedy and grief, it’s sometimes hard to know what to say or do.
19 days ago
RFC 7282: On Consensus and Humming in the IETF
RFC 7282: On Consensus and Humming in the IETF
19 days ago
(500) https://my.mayday.us/t/e34b-Peter-Murray/
The $5M campaign is at $4.8M. Can take 5 minutes on July 4th to pledge to restore election independence?
MAYDAYUS  from twitter
20 days ago
Koha and Evergreen Features Tool
We have ongoing efforts to keep updated. Are you seeing things in error?
from twitter
20 days ago
Free Wi-Fi networks in SF, San Jose join hands through Hotspot 2.0 | Network World
Users can now connect securely to one and automatically get on the other
20 days ago
The new 501(c)(3) and the future of free software in the United States | Jim Nelson blog
The new 501(c)(3) and the future of free software in the United States | Jim Nelson blog
21 days ago
Latest cyber security bill riddled with Net neutrality loopholes | Info World
Latest cyber security bill riddled with Net neutrality loopholes | Info World
21 days ago
(500) https://my.mayday.us/t/e34b-Peter-Murray
Money has corrupted our democracy. I pledged to fix it. Check out my page --
MAYDAYUS  from twitter
21 days ago
Americans as 'vulnerable' to NSA surveillance as foreigners, despite Fourth Amendment | ZDNet
Americans as 'vulnerable' to NSA surveillance as foreigners, despite Fourth Amendment | ZDNet
22 days ago
Norway internet voting experiment fails | ZDNet
Norway internet voting experiment fails | ZDNet
22 days ago
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