From the Archives: 8/8/2012 Edition

Dubious Statistics

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/08/07/dubious-statistics-of-the-day-cybercrime-edition/

 

Apple and Amazon’s security flaws

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/all/

and

http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/08/amazon-fixes-security-flaw-hackers-used-against-wireds-mat-honan/

 

Will Concussions kill the NFL?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2012/08/08/the-nfls-concussion-crisis-will-fan-interest-in-football-eventually-diminish/

 

HFT in and out of Knight Captial

http://dealbreaker.com/2012/08/high-frequency-traders-in-a-hurry-to-get-in-and-out-of-knight-shares/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+dealbreaker+%28Dealbreaker%29

 

The Man Who Invented The Web

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,137689,00.html

 

Syria

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/world/middleeast/syrian-rebels-withdraw-from-parts-of-aleppo.html?pagewanted=all

 

Social Media Philosophy

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/08/we-read-the-stanford-encyclopedia-of-philosophys-new-article-on-social-media-ethics/260847/

and

http://www.businessinsider.com/fake-twitter-followers-test-2012-8#ixzz22wROxRFK

 

3D Printing

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshwolfe/2012/08/08/3d-printing-with-peter-weijmarshausen/

 

OLYMPICS!!!

 

Everybody’s a critic

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8237067/media-criticism-twitter-olympics

the times rips on LoLo

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/sports/olympics/olympian-lolo-jones-draws-attention-to-beauty-not-achievement.html?_r=1

and

http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/08/08/lolo-jones-today-show/

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