July 2009

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. ”