« You could die tomorrow. I wouldn’t sacrifice my goldfish for you ». Oh ! (via ‘I would have been dead at nine’: Caterina Simonsen in hospital after backlash over defence of animal testing)
« Before directions provided by Google Maps, the interstate highway system, cars, the transcontinental railroad, and the Erie Canal, a traveler in New York City could expect to spend a whole day and night traveling over what a suburban commuter now does in an hour ». (via How Far You Could Get From New York in One Day, From 1800 to Today – David Yanofsky – The Atlantic Cities)
Les outils Feed through, Gourmet through et Jet plow permettent d’insérer des « implants » dans les serveurs de différents constructeurs, dont les américains Cisco et Dell ou le chinois Huawei. Ironie de l’histoire, ce constructeur avait été soupçonné de surveiller les internautes pour le compte des autorités chinoises.
« Last March we published a study that showed the majority of website traffic (51%) was generated by non-human entities, 60% of which were clearly malicious. As we soon learned, these facts came as a surprise to many Internet users, for whom they served as a rare glimpse of “in between the lines” of Google Analytics ». (via Report: Bot traffic is up to 61.5% of all website traffic)
If you aren’t careful, you could narrow your creativity. You won’t take risks,” said Ms. Loftis, the young adult novelist. “But the bigger risk is not giving the reader what she wants. I’ll take all the data I can get.
2014 could be a landmark year for an amazing medical technology: human organs built by 3D printers.
UK ISP filters designed to block pornography are letting hardcore material slip through the net while preventing access to sex education, addiction and women’s abuse charity sites.
Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British mathematician regarded as one of the central figures in the development of the computer, received a formal pardon from Queen Elizabeth II on Monday for his conviction in 1952 on charges of homosexuality, at the time a criminal offense in Britain.