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by cory doctorow

Under a proposed "computer crime bill," if you use a computer in the commission of an offense that damages "national security, human welfare, the economy or the environment" you could face a life sentence. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Hugh from the Electronic Frontier Foundation writes, "We're thrilled to announce the relaunch of Surveillance Self-Defense (SSD), our guide to defending yourself and your friends from digital surveillance by using encryption tools and developing appropriate...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Wintercroft's Etsy storefront is full of beautiful, downloadable plans for making geometrical animal- and horror-masks from recycled cardboard boxes. It's a great, simple way to make the perfect Hallowe'en costume. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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"Whether these badges were worn to celebrate the misrule of carnival days, attract good sexual luck, or merely amuse and titillate their owners, they show us a whole new side of medieval culture." Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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As businesses start retaining and investing larger cash-reserves, they're turning into banks. Banks, meanwhile, need to find another line of work: they become asset traders. Meanwhile, your wages have been stagnant for decades, which means that in order...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Thursday, October 23, 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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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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