TCLP 2011-10-30 News

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

In the intro, Dennis Ritchie Day, John McCarthy passes away, and a quick review of “Children of the Sky” by Vernor Vinge, his sequel to “Fire Upon the Deep.”

This week’s security alerts are using a smartphone as a keylogger and ASLR comes to Android 4.0.

In this week’s news, salted disks hold up to six times more data, Kinect turns any surface into an interactive touch screen, 18th century cipher cracked with the aid of machine translation, and massively parallel computer built from a single layer of molecules.

Following up this week the House version of the Senate’s flawed copyright bill is even worse.


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

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