Tag: Technology

Google’s Buildings Hackable

We reported this issue to the Google Vulnerability Rewards Program (VRP). After much heckling from my former colleagues at Google, they quickly pulled this system offline. We also applaud Google for creating a program like the VRP and giving us

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Incubaid Research – Rediscovering the RSync Algorithm

The right way to synch two remote file systems.

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O’Reilly Radar – The President’s challenge

The idea that we’ll be able to go back in time and make it harder for people to get digital information/media/anything is just wrong.

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Mike’s Lookout – SPDY of the Future Might Blow Your Mind Today

The pictures provide a really good sense of what is going on.

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The Year of C.E.O. Failures Explained – NYTimes.com

However, business schools seem to create an environment that rewards not making happy customers, not doing the ethical thing, not doing the thing that protects the environment down the road.

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Ars Technica – Google Earth, other mobile apps leave door open for scripting attacks

Oops, just because it doesn’t look like a browser doesn’t mean it doesn’t suffer the same security holes.

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life and times of sha.ddih – Why wireless mesh networks won’t save us from censorship

This is a really compelling argument as to why unplanned wireless mesh networks won’t work at scale.

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BBC News – Google kills off seven more products including Wave

So most of the products make sense to kill off they either never generated much traction or were already supposed to be cut.

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Review of the Kindle Touch

The Kindle Touch is the Kindle that I’ve been waiting to purchase ever since the first Kindle was announced.

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Amazon’s cloud is the world’s 42nd fastest supercomputer

I posted about this on Twitter, but it’s still a little astonding.

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