ugh, this is a mess. Docker, automate this crap
Well-written, comprehensive writeup of the Silk Road takedown, and the libertarian craziness of Ross William Ulbricht, it’s alleged owner and operator
In Kaspersky’s view, patent trolls are no better than the extortionists who cropped up in Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union, when crime ran rampant. Kaspersky saw more and more people becoming victims of various extortion schemes. US patent trolls seemed very similar. “Kaspersky’s view was that paying patent trolls was like paying a protection racket,” said Kniser. He wasn’t going to do it.yay! pity it didn’t manage to establish precedent, though. But go Kaspersky!
good comments from Sergio, particularly about the scalability of the single transactor in the Datomic architecture. I agree it’s a worrying design flaw
Excited! one commenter claims a paperback of the new edition of Luigi Serafini’s masterwork should cost about $75 when it comes out in a couple of months. sign me up, this is an amazing work
When the Guardian offered John Lanchester access to the GCHQ files, the journalist and novelist was initially unconvinced. But what the papers told him was alarming: that Britain is sliding towards an entirely new kind of surveillance society