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by cory doctorow

Daniel writes, "As Halloween draws closer, CineFix presents The Silence of The Lambs retold via old-school 8-bit (and a little 16 bit) game tech." (Thanks, Daniel!)...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A Goldman Sachs report on stock buybacks shows a suspicious clustering in the fourth quarter, just when management bonuses are being calculated. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Kyle writes, "The US Department of Defense has a specific program to provide: "surplus DoD military equipment to state and local civilian law enforcement agencies for use in counter-narcotics and counter-terrorism operations, and to enhance officer safety"...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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McDonald's earnings are down 30%. The company has bet everything on its Monopoly promotion. Or maybe McRib will help....
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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As the tour with my graphic novel In Real Life draws to a close, my next tour, with my nonfiction book Information Doesn't Want to Be Free kicks off with stops down the west coast. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The video sorely lacks for detail, but features three alleged Scientology "top managers" showering abuse on a former Scientologist at LAX. Why were they there? Why was he there? Why did he leave the church? We may never know. (Thanks, Melted_Crayons!)...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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They're licensed CC-BY-SA and designed for use in mobile apps and other interactive stuff -- there's 750 in all! It's part of Google's Material Design project. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has updated its indispensable "Know Your Rights" guide for dealing with police search requests for your phone, computer, and other devices. Know Your Rights [Hanni Fakhoury and Nadia Kayyali/EFF]...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Samuel Hansen's fantastic math podcast is everything a technical program should be deep but accessible, thoughtful but funny, and free for all; the new season is on Kickstarter for a few more hours! I put in $35. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Joly sez, "On October 10 2014 UK activists, concerned about EU-US TTIP and EU-Canada CETA agreements that could make it possible for corporations to sue governments for banning fracking, invoked Article 61 of the Magna Carta to temporarily seize control...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A fascinating chart from Representation in Municipal Government, publishing in American Political Science Review and written by MIT political scientists Chris Tausanovitch and Christopher Warshaw. (via Bruce Sterling) (Image: Carpintera city limit, Al...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The older machines -- about half of them running Windows XP, which no longer receives security updates -- are very vulnerable to "jackpotting" attacks where criminals trick the machines into paying out money without correctly debiting any account, to...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Monday, October 20, 2014
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DJ BC sends us his latest mashup -- Run DMC's "I'm the King of Rock" crossed with "This is Hallowe'en Town" -- BOO! (MP3) Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Spam writes, "I'm a fan of XKCD and so I decided to put together a watchface for the Moto 360 based on xkcd.com/now because I really like Randall Munroe's concept for a simple world clock." Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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From designer Nendo, "the geometrical shapes make the bands easy to find in a drawer and easy to pick up." Eye-watering pricetag, though: about $10 for three from Mark's. cubic rubber-band (via Colossal) (Image: Akihiro Yoshida)...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Michael says, "'The Conversation' has been in Australia for a couple of years: writing by academics, for a lay audience, which aims to be readable and relevant. Their slogan is 'academic rigor, journalistic flair', and they've done pretty well at that...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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