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My Four-Year-Old Son Plays Grand Theft Auto

In Links on 2010-06-16 by Kyle Maxwell Tagged: , ,

My Four-Year-Old Son Plays Grand Theft Auto.

The article surprised me pleasantly.

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Civil liberties | Programme for Government

In Links on 2010-06-09 by Kyle Maxwell Tagged:

“We will be strong in defence of freedom. The Government believes that the British state has become too authoritarian, and that over the past decade it has abused and eroded fundamental human freedoms and historic civil liberties. We need to restore the rights of individuals in the face of encroaching state power, in keeping with Britain’s tradition of freedom and fairness.”

via Civil liberties | Programme for Government.

Is this for real?

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Android App Aims to Allow Wiretap-Proof Cell Phone Calls « The Firewall – Forbes.com

In Links on 2010-05-27 by Kyle Maxwell Tagged: , , , , , ,

On Tuesday, an independent hacker and security researcher who goes by the handle Moxie Marlinspike and his Pittsburgh-based startup Whisper Systems launched free public betas for two new privacy-focused programs on Googles Android mobile platform: RedPhone, a voice over Internet protocol VoIP program that encrypts phone calls, and TextSecure, an app for sending and receiving encrypted text messages and scrambling the messages stored in their inbox.

via Android App Aims to Allow Wiretap-Proof Cell Phone Calls « The Firewall – Forbes.com.

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tallguywrites: The Facts In The Case Of Dr. Andrew Wakefield

In Links on 2010-05-26 by Kyle Maxwell

tallguywrites: The Facts In The Case Of Dr. Andrew Wakefield.

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FBI details surge in death threats against lawmakers

In Links on 2010-05-25 by Kyle Maxwell Tagged: ,

There may have been more threats — the FBI won’t release information on investigations that are still open — and there will likely be more this year; Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrance Gainer says threats against members of Congress were up 300 percent in the first few months of 2010.

via Exclusive: FBI details surge in death threats against lawmakers – Erika Lovley – POLITICO.com.

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Icelandic startup aims to deliver first green computing cloud

In Links on 2010-05-25 by Kyle Maxwell Tagged: , , ,

Based in Iceland, Greenqloud is a startup that claims to be “the world’s first truly green public compute cloud.” It’s an IaaS (infrastructure as a service provider) that’s fully powered by two clean-energy sources found in abundance in Iceland: geothermal and hydro power.

via Icelandic startup aims to deliver first green computing cloud.

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Penny Arcade – Mailbag

In Links on 2010-05-19 by Kyle Maxwell Tagged: ,

Email can be a great way to focus on story elements in your game rather than combat. Personally I like to make my Email adventures more about decisions and less about rolling.

via Penny Arcade – Mailbag.