When data breaches are intolerable, obscurity is not the way to secure the data; however, obscurity is a reasonable way to enhance your overall privacy. Facebook Graph has the potential to obliterate, or vastly reduce, obscurity. Loss of obscurity is really something we should be concerned about:
Yes. How many people do you know who are sure about things and yet don't recognize that the brain may not be reliable?
When I was in sonar on submarines for the US Navy, I always enjoyed the hours spent listening to humpback whales off the coast of Hawaii. It interfered with our job, but it was also one of the highlights of the work for me.
It should come as no surprise that when you have come to the logical end of a career you would retire. And if you are famous, you would probably hold a press conference announcing the event. Even if you are a pirate.
"After being in piracy for eight years," Big Mouth told a press conference (!) in Somalia on Thursday, "I have decided to renounce and quit, and from today on I will not be involved in this gang activity."
Sandy Hook was a tragedy. Now the debate is turning to guns, access to guns, gun control. People want to know, "how can we get rid of guns?". Randy Cassingham proposes that we are not asking the right questions, and until we do, problems like this will continue regardless of the laws we try to implement:
If Companies took the place of your favorite Christmas icons:
The Walking Dead is a TV show. About zombies. And a global apocalypse. Some people think it's more realistic than others:
Gurman was arrested and charged with attempted murder in Long Island, after reportedly shooting his girlfriend in the back, with a .22 caliber rifle during an extended, heated argument about whether The Walking Dead, which isn't real, could actually come true and turn us all into brainless bottom-feeders. After that, shit evidently got too real.