Regulating the Internet "Like a Utility" Won't Yield an Open In

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http://www.commlawblog.com/2014/10/articles/internet/regulating-the-internet-like-a-utility-wont-yield-an-open-internet-unless-/ Many of the three million (or so) comments in the net neutrality proceeding, based on our own small sample, urge the FCC to impose net neutrality rules by regulating the Internet "like a utility."

Hints for writing Unix tools

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http://monkey.org/~marius/unix-tools-hints.html

Forte Releases Agent 8.0

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Forté is excited to announce a major release, Agent 8.0, with powerful new features that will make your life easy when downloading binary media files. With Agent 8.0 you can select, download and view binary files of any size with just a single click.

Could this be the wrongest prediction of all time?

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Take a look at a a recent blog post of mine: http://www.basicinputoutput.com/2014/08/could-this-be-wrongest-prediction-of.html Taken from a 1984 episode of The Computer Chronicles with Stewart Cheifet. Hillarious! --William Leara

Fashion photographer suing guy she ran over for car damages

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http://www.vocativ.com/culture/society/bike-vs-car-accidents/ A New York fashion photographer is suing a cyclist she rear-ended for the damage her Infiniti sustained while it was dragging his destroyed bike along the street Author: M.L. Nestel Posted: 10/17/14 09:13 EDT

Forking Debian: it's come to this

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This just went by on Google+ and it seems to be gaining traction: http://debianfork.org/ "Roll up your sleeves, we might have to fork Debian"

I Built a Keyboard

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http://www.davecooper.org/blog/2014/10/15/i-built-a-keyboard/ The most common questions/statements I got when telling people that I was building a keyboard from scratch were:

Whisper v Guardian

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"On Thursday the Guardian published three stories detailing how Whisper, the social media app that claims to be “the safest place on the internet”, is tracking the location of its users, including some who have specifically asked not to be followed.

What we give away when we log on to a public Wi-Fi network

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https://decorrespondent.nl/1101/What-we-give-away-when-we-log-on-to-a-public-Wi-Fi-network/31040493-53737dba

FBI's crypto doublethink

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http://blog.erratasec.com/2014/10/the-fbis-statements-are-orwellian.html Recently, FBI Director James Comey gave a speech at the Brookings Institute decrying crypto. It was transparently Orwellian, arguing for a police-state. In this post, I'll demonstrate why, quoting bits of the speech.

This mini Bay Trail PC is the size of a thumb drive

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Good review of OS X Yosemite by John Siracusa

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From the «great national park, too» department: Title: John Siracusa's OS X Yosemite review Author: Thom Holwerda Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:05:40 -0400 Link: http://osnews.com/story/27989/John_Siracusa_s_OS_X_Yosemite_review

Ubuntu Touch forks trojita email client

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From the «whacked it with a spoon, too» department: Title: Ubuntu Touch Fully Forks Its Email Client Author: Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:48:03 -0400 Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Phoronix/~3/QEQBtTVG4vc/vr.php

Eric Hameleers (Slackware) disapointed with KDE5

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From the «no fan of KDE4 either, probably» department: Title: Slackware Developer Not Happy With KDE5 Development Author: Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:40:01 -0400 Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Phoronix/~3/4cfTIy75_sg/vr.php

[CM] a replacement format for animated GIFs

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From the «say Flash and I'll kill you» department: Title: GNOME Developer Comes Up With New Animated Image Format Author: Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:16:10 -0400 Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Phoronix/~3/FSnqkKFiG-4/vr.php

Thomas Voss discusses the Mir display server project

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From the «one display server to rule them all» department: Title: Interview: Thomas Voß of Mir (Linux Voice) Author: Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:37:30 -0400 Link: http://lwn.net/Articles/616743/rss

Enterprise Messaging is still a mess. Why?

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From the «Email me to find out» department: Title: The fractured state of enterprise messaging: Why can’t anyone get it right? Author: Bhavin Turakhia, Ringo Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:00:13 -0400 Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Venturebeat/~3/CWzethmbiLA/ Podcast Download URL: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Venturebeat/~5/b2dUG04Fe5E/ss-shocked-man-on-phone-snapchat.jpg

Early Digital Research CP/M Source Code

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recent item stumbled across: Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series Early Digital Research CP/M Source Code http://www.computerhistory.org/atchm/early-digital-research-cpm-source-code/ from a couple days ago

iRotary - Part One

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http://www.stavros.io/posts/irotary-part-one/ Lately, my mobile phone (an HTC One) has become very slow. I think it's mainly SwiftKey, which is slow like dog, but no matter. As a good consumerist, I must purchase a new phone. However, I am also an angry person, and I sorely miss the tactile sensation of slamming the phone on someone's face.

Latest TPP Leak Reveals Even Harsher Copyright Rules

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/emmawoollacott/2014/10/17/latest-tpp-leak-shows-even-harsher-copyright-rules/ Wikileaks has released a new draft of the intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, revealing that the US is still pushing for draconian measures on copyright infringement.