- Guide to traitorware
Eva Galperin at EFF frames the risk of apps that increasing invade our privacy, without our knowledge or consent. I am not so sure about the label but given the resistance of advertisers in particular to engaging with users honestly, a little bit of rhetorical pressure is probably warranted at this point.
- More research inspired by the Doctor’s screw driver
I saw this link to a Talking Science post via @scifri on Twitter and immediately thought of the article I discussed in one of the latest news casts. As it turns out, this is not the same work but is the story of the medial device that uses ultrasonics mentioned in that other article. Reading through it, I have to wonder at how these “tweezers” might have applications in fabricating computer chips at increasingly smaller scales where other techniques may fail.
- Dutch court dismisses criminal p2p case over faulty evidence, Techdirt
- National Archives prototypes online access to public records, ReadWriteWeb
- Modern AI not the version we imagined but immensely useful, ubiquitous all the same, Wired