This is news cast 232, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.
In the intro, along with my friend, John Taylor Williams, I was BoingBoing’ed this week for the beer I helped John brew, The Rogue Archivist. We talked about the making of this beer on our new podcast, Living Proof. I will also be taking some time off for travel and family commitments over the holidays. I have content for the next three shows lined up, including a story from Cory Doctorow’s new anthology, “With a Little Help“.
This week’s security alerts are WebSockets disabled in Firefox 4 until the protocol can be secured and SHA-3 finalists announced by NIST.
In this week’s news, Google finally launches its ebook service, a new and encoded da Vinci manuscript was found, pursuing a real life sonic screwdriver as inspired by Dr. Who, and a more fully de-centralized BitTorrent client.
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