‘a minimal set’What software do I really need for academic work on Mac?
‘Who is he?’Mystery Photobooth Portraits Baffle Historians
‘the easy road’Secret: Do we need another way to be selfish on the internet?
'make a promise'Before I Die I Want To...
The question: "What do you want to do before you die?"
questions and viewpointsSlant – "a collaboratively edited resource that helps you quickly make decisions"
finer quality not availableWhere Are the Legal Lossless Downloads?
various shots from abovePrison Map
What does the geography of incarceration in the United States look like?
'open admission' of bribery?Investigate Chris Dodd and the MPAA for bribery after he publicly admited to bribing politicans to pass legislation.
Q&A on Q&AHow to stop my husband from answering your questions?
How can I keep from getting addicted to Stack Overflow?
'Is IE9 a modern browser?'IE9 vs. Firefox 4 (more info)
'too much of a good thing?'Information overload! Can you have too many apps?
Note: This entry has been posted by a certified "app addict."
a 'minimum safe distance'My Internet Face
So is it worth it, should I give the ill-begotten miscreant teenager that is Facebook another try?
a super user's super questionWhat are the Windows A: and B: drives used for?
a little thought provocationMinimalism is not a viable intellectual strategy
Something to think about - can minimalism be a good long-term strategy?
Minimalism cannot be a long-term strategy, but it makes an excellent short-term tactic.
'Why should I care?'The Open Internet: A Case for Net Neutrality
Ageism by Google?Teach Parents Tech
Mom and Dad aren't necessarily as dumb as implied in this odd (and somewhat offensive) marketing approach by Google – in many cases, they're the more tech-savvy ones in the family – a little out of touch, in my humble opinion!
Every December, millions of tech-savvy young people descend on their homes only to arrive to a long list of tech support issues that their parents need help with. A few of us at Google thought there had to be a better way that would save us all a few hours each December...
Is privacy dead?The tech industry is a virus
on 'using and sharing creativity'Do Open Educational Resources Increase Efficiency?
'unsurprisingly common' vulnerabilityXSS - an Underestimated Threat?
'Q &A for power users'Web Apps - Stack Exchange
'stunned' and 'totally wrong'?Letter from Apple Regarding iPhone 4
too many eggs in one basket?
got synergy?Should you become a social media expert? [disassociated]
What's popular?The State of Mobile Apps
Is your data safe? (2)
- Official Google Blog: A new approach to China
Like many other well-known organizations, we face cyber attacks of varying degrees on a regular basis. In mid-December, we detected a highly sophisticated and targeted attack on our corporate infrastructure originating from China that resulted in the theft of intellectual property from Google.
- Official Google Enterprise Blog: Keeping your data safe
This attack may understandably raise some questions, so we wanted to take this opportunity to share some additional information and assure you that Google is introducing additional security measures to help ensure the safety of your data.
- Google's half-truths and a plea for perspective
Coordinated enough to get at GMail's internal data store, if only the one with e-mail headers. If that doesn't scare you, it should. What Google does with their .cn site is relatively minor news.
Is your data safe?Facebook and MySpace security: backdoor wide open, millions of accounts exploitable
Facebook and MySpace fixed this quickly after being notified...
What if...?Question Suggestions – "small voyages into the collective psyche of humans who ask google questions" [OneFloorUp]
eliminate CSS and scripting?The Webless Initiative
How many can you guess?The 100 Most Common English Words
greatly exaggerated?Say goodbye to the computer mouse
invading privacy (for 'good')?Vote! How to Detect the Social Sites Your Visitors Use
AORTAL - the anti-portal,
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