Interesting article by Kevin Drum. America's Real Criminal Element: Lead New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing. Link.
For those of you who wonder what I actually do for a living, here's a great write-up on the topic. Also, if you're interested in the future, Arstechnica has a very interesting post about Quantum cryptography that's worth reading. I expect to get zero likes on this post by non-techie friends.
Sigh. Tungle rocked for so long. Sad they're killing it. I think Mike Orren was the guy that called it "The best Internet service nobody has ever heard of". Removing links from this site.
Cracked.com has a great article about ways you can get stalked online. Worth a read. Also, make sure you have an hour or two to kill before you click through because Cracked.com is addictive. [caption id="attachment_35495" align="alignleft" width="300"] Any Photo You Post Online Gives Away Your Location[/caption]
Because that's how I roll.
USA Today Article: Voice Mail in decline, with rise of text, loss of patience. the number of voice-mail messages left on user accounts was down 8% in July from a year ago. Good. I say kill it now. If you reach my voicemail, feel free to text or email me.…
For Eric B. In my Zazzle store.
After reading this story about Google & Apple hacking, it occurred to me that losing all the data in my Gmail account would be a disaster for me. Instructions on how to add two-factor authentication for your Google Account to increase security is available here from Google. If you use Gmail,…
Some successful social engineering allowed a hacker to wipe an iPhone, an iPad and his computer. Curious to get the details (To be published on Wired later today).