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· Teens
· · 2014
· · · May
· · · · 13 (2 entries)

Pervasive Monitoring Is an Attack · That’s the ti­tle of RFC 7258, al­so known as BCP 188 (where BCP stands for “Best Cur­rent Practice”); it rep­re­sents In­ter­net Engi­neer­ing Task Force con­sen­sus on the fact that many pow­er­ful well-funded en­ti­ties feel it is ap­pro­pri­ate to mon­i­tor people’s use of the Net, with­out telling those peo­ple. The con­sen­sus is: This mon­i­tor­ing is an at­tack and de­sign­ers of In­ter­net pro­to­cols must work to mit­i­gate it ...
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Teaching Glass · Teach­ing, as in I have a Visiting-Professor gig this sum­mer at the Cen­tre for Dig­i­tal Me­dia. Glass as in Google Glass; I’m ad­vis­ing a group try­ing to drive an in­ter­ac­tive doc­u­men­tary (some­one said “walkumentary”) with wear­able tech. There are six grad stu­dents with ex­per­tise in pro­gram­ming, an­i­ma­tion, pho­tog­ra­phy, film, and au­dio, and they’ve got four­teen weeks to see what they can make. Should be fun ...
 
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