The Old Man and the Tsunami: A Security Story


There’s a folk-story that all Japanese schoolchildren learn about an old man who lives in a village by the sea. One day, an earthquake hits. He’s the only person in the village to realize that a tsunami will soon follow. He hurries to the nearby mountainside where the rice for the village is grown and sets the entire harvest aflame. All of the villagers race to the mountainside to deal with the conflagration — their rice is their most precious resource. That’s where they are — angry, but safely on higher ground — when the tsunami destroys the village.

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EFF Sues DoJ Over Secret Data Decryption Requests


The EFF has filed suit against the Justice Department seeking to learn whether the federal government secretly ordered technology companies to decrypt the private communications of their customers. Such orders could place millions of customers in harm’s way, the complaint says. The suit seeks the release of records originally requested last fall under the Freedom of Information Act. The EFF asked for records on applications made to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court regarding requests for technical assistance.

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Microsoft yanks new AI Twitter bot after it begins spreading Nazi propaganda

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Yesterday, Microsoft launched a new, innocent chat bot to learn about the world via social media. The experiment lasted less than 24 hours.

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Explore the World With a Virtual Reality Headset

With virtual reality poised to change the way we learn, shop, travel, and socialize—not to mention play video games—this seems like an ideal time to examine the key to entering this bold new doma…

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How to make science safer for women

It’s a lesson most female astronomers learn at some point in their careers when they face unwanted sexual behavior from professors, advisers or anyone who holds their future in their hands.


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First Look: The ONE Smart Piano

Aspiring musicians looking to learn to play piano should check out The ONE, a unique digital piano that uses iPad to offset the learning curve associated with mastering the instrument.

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Review: Zivix Jamstik MIDI guitar controller for iOS and OS X

Aspiring musicians looking to learn to play guitar with the aid of lessons on their iPad, iPhone or Mac should check out the Zivix Jamstik, a small, convenient and unique MIDI controller that uses technology to offset the learning curve associated with learning an instrument.



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Analytics for all: Twitter’s just opened its stats dashboard to all users

If you’re keen or simply curious to learn how your tweets perform after they land on your followers’ timelines, you’ll be pleased to know the social media site has just opened up its analytics tool to one and all.

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