Friday, 16 August 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130814 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

The real numbers behind cyberhype - "cyberwar" is just an excuse to attack inconvenient hackers (v @Asher_Wolf)

Irish government updates its FoI law with exciting new "Computers don't exist" provision - NB knowledge asymmetries

On “armchair defendants” and Bradley Manning’s lawyers - explanation of his apology...

NSA, DEA, IRS Lie About Fact That Americans Are Routinely Spied On By Our Government: Time For A Special Prosecutor -

5 days left to help a musical hero - help crowdfund recording of Hans Gál symphonies. interesting project

"Gläce Ice pieces are individually carved from a 300lb block to ensure flawless quality" - just sick (v @wilbanks)

The Getty Gets It: '#OpenContent, An Idea Whose Time Has Come' - kudos: this is how to do it #art #sharing

Lenovo Sells More Mobiles Than PCs Now As It Rides High On Chinese Demand - sign of the times #china

Rogers chairman says growing criticism of #NSA, #CIA is 'dangerous trend' - no, their actions are (v @schestowitz)

Compare us to #Amazon not #Apple, says red hot Chinese smartphone maker #Xiaomi - v interesting comment

The Cost of #PRISM Will Be Larger Than ITIF Projects - "could be as high as $180 billion" (v @bendrath @CasparBowden)

A Guide to Deceptions, Misinformation, and Word Games Officials Use to Mislead the Public About #NSA Surveillance -

Secure Mobile Apps & #OpenSource Code for a Better Tomorrow - I'd forgotten about this; important stuff (v @Dymaxion)

Stunning Video Of Japan Tsunami Found - terrifying crescendo of nature's power (v @christinedantas @grahamfarmelo)

The #NSA is Commandeering the Internet - @Bruce_Schneier puts it best, as ever

Using #Drones to Stop #Poachers in #Africa - we desperately need something like this

Silicon Valley VC Wants to Get a Million Programmers to “Code for India” - great idea; #opensource, please

Spaniards rebel against solar panel levy - #spain is officially bonkers (v @mbauwens)#renewables #energy

Germany And US Government's Agree Not To Spy On Each Other... But What About Their Citizens? - oh yeah...

Royal Family granted new right of secrecy - pretty shameless elitism... (v @MLBrook)#FOI

Massive #Overblocking Hits Hundreds Of UK Sites - was bound to happen; likely to get worse #censorship

Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear - clever approach

#Hyperloop: The Promise is in the Project’s Approach - "an open design concept, similar to #Linux" #innovation

#Manning, #Snowden, #Assange and The Rise of the Internet Generation - joining the bits (v @birgittaj @Thomas_Drake1)

Why #Snowden Cannot Receive a Fair Trial in the United States - makes crucial point (v @tauriqmoosa @jilliancyork)

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