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Anyone remember what these folks made?
I got me a nook Color specifically so I could root it.
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As fun and as exhausting as usual…
Lorrie Faith Cranor studied thousands of real passwords to figure out the surprising, very common mistakes that users — and secured sites — make to compromise security. And how, you may ask, did she study thousands of real passwords without compromising the security of any users? That’s a story in itself. It’s secret data worth knowing, especially if your password is 123456 …
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxCMU, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.
Security Blanket: http://lorrie.cranor.org/blog/2013/08/12/security-blanket/
What happens when Pied Piper comes to Google? Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Amanda Crew, Zach Woods, and Martin Starr Talk Season 4 of HBO’s Silicon Valley, and the lines between reality and fiction blur.
More about the show: In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Showrunners Mike Judge (Office Space, Beavis & Butthead, King of the Hill) and Alec Berg (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm) have teamed up to satirize Silicon Valley in this award-winning comedy now airing its fourth season.
Silicon Valley is on Sundays on HBO at 10pm.
Moderated by Dana Han-Klein