TCLP 2012-11-26 News

This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

The call for papers for the North East Linux Fest, to be held March 16 & 17 at Harvard University near Boston, is now open. Visit the site and register to submit your proposal.

This week’s security alerts are a call to fix the trust mechanism for SSL and the German government advocates to put the control of trusted computing in users’ hands.

In this week’s news, the history of the first British laptop, Google opens the plans for its book scanner thought not the first open book scanner design, an AI successfully pinpoints human reactions to abstract art, and a student is suspended for refusing to wear a school issued RFID enabled badge.

Following up this week, appeals in both book scanning cases and an explanation of the deal for a Linux UEFI secure boot option.

View the detailed show notes online. You can also grab the flac encoded audio from the Internet Archive.

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