2016-11-17 You Are Still Crying Wolf
Overstatement of the racist component of Trump’s support does real harm.
An excellent article making a strong case that Trump is not so much racist as simply
weird, random, and incoherent; but glosses over his very racist behavior as a landlord.
I’m impressed by the inventiveness unleashed by the hashtag that’s become
Phishing, spam, identity theft, privacy in general, and many other hazards of modern
life have long-standing technical solutions: encryption and cryptographic signing. The social
problem remains: getting people to use the technology. This (alpha stage) project puts a dent
in the social problem by making it easy for people to send encrypted messages through a web
2016-10-12 Trump and the Nuclear Keys
A former missileer writes eloquently about the importance of confidence in the president’s
judgement, and how Trump’s election would demoralize the armed forces.
2016-10-07 Explore 5,300 Rare Manuscripts Digitized by the Vatican
The Digital Vatican Library plans to digitize 15,000 manuscripts within four years and their full collection of over 80,000 manuscripts in about 10. The article has links to entry points where you can view high-resolution scans of over 5,300 manuscripts, from all over the world.