A Surge in Learning the Language of the Internet →
Stop Calling it Curation →
Literacy has to be applied to have any value, otherwise it’s just academic and self-serving — without work + process + creation, liking good things just means you like good things… -commedesfuckdwn
Study Confirms The Government Produces The... →
infoneer-pulse: Humans aren’t generally very good at writing secure code. But it seems they’re even worse at it when they’re an employee of a government bureaucracy or hired as unaccountable federal contractors. In a talk at the Black Hat Europe security conference in Amsterdam later this week, security researcher and chief technology officer of bug-hunting firm Veracode Chris Wysopal plans to...
Twitter Now Available in Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and... →
infoneer-pulse: Today we’re launching Twitter in four new languages: Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu. We first added these four languages to the Twitter Translation Center on January 25. Thirteen thousand volunteers around the globe immediately got to work, translating and localizing Twitter.com into these languages in record time. Thanks to their contributions, Twitter is now available in...
Screensavers of Yore
mentalflossr: Here’s a roundup of some screensavers from the Good Old Days of computing — the 90s — when screensavers were delightfully corny, 3D graphics meant “the future,” and flying toasters invaded our dreams.