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Inside The Billion-Dollar Hacker Club

March 2, 2014


Originally posted on TechCrunch:
[tc_dropcap]For this group of old friends, assembled for an impromptu reunion, the venue would feel familiar: an online chat room running on a secure private server. Each were former members of the elite hacking group “w00w00” and they had reconvened that afternoon to celebrate and share in the success of one…

Jobs: London Calling!

February 9, 2014


I’m relatively sure I know which company this is for, but don’t quote me. Got it from Eric Weaver’s FB posting. Gad, why do they always quadruple-space these things? and make them a thousand lines long? Are HR managers and headhunters paid by the word??? JOB OPENING – Content & Community Manager in London, UK […]

Big Data is illuminating the murky world of porn

January 28, 2014


Originally posted on WordsByNowak:
Lisa Ann is apparently the most popular porn star in the world, according to Pornhub searches. We hear a lot about Big Data, but we don’t usually get many easy-to-relate-to examples of it. Well, look no further: it’s the porn world to the rescue. Montreal-based Pornhub recently released some thoroughly engrossing…

How to Access Banned Blogs

October 29, 2013


Originally posted on Lorelle on WordPress:
As discussed in Banned Again: Why Aren’t You Concerned?, continues to be a target for censorship and blocking from various countries and groups around the world attempting to penalize the whole for the “wrongs” of the few the courts or governments decide to penalize, those cutting off…

Job: Three Jobs at the Electronic Frontier Foundation

October 18, 2013


All ye digital do-gooders have just found your most exciting blog post of the week, right here, because here are three hands-on jobs for one of the most badass units at the intersection of the internet and personal rights. They’re looking for an international project coordinator, a web developer, and a finance director. None of […]

Beware the ToS Rights Grab of Headliner

October 8, 2013


Originally posted on Memoirs of an Underwater Photographer:
This is just a warning folks…. This came to my attention recently, has integrated a new 3rd Party Service into its post blogging panel (you know, the panel that comes up after you publish a post). I wondered about it – ostensibly it looks like a…

Jobs: Automattic is hiring!

October 6, 2013


Very clever, guys! They messed with the search function on the Support documents so that no matter what you search for WORK WITH US comes up first. But if people have to search the Support docs, are they really the people you want to hire? Oh well, here are the specs, and one thing you […]