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WinCo: Low-Key, Low-Cost Grocer Called 'Walmart's Worst Nightmare' | TIME.com

108 words by attila written on 2013-08-27, last edit: 2013-08-27, tags: capitalism, corp, future, positive

WinCo: Low-Key Low-Cost Grocer Called 'Walmart's Worst Nightmare' | TIME.com.

Even when the world is falling down around your ears there are still opportunities to profit by not sucking. You'd think the powers that be would've made this illegal by now but somehow not yet. I've never ... read more

Media Lens - 'A Political Ploy'? The Guardian Editors Swallow US Claims On Syrian WMD

64 words by attila written on 2013-08-26, last edit: 2013-08-26, tags: media, metanews, oil, pigs, syria, wmd

Media Lens - 'A Political Ploy'? The Guardian Editors Swallow US Claims On Syrian WMD.

I was really struck by the Guardian's tone through this whole Syrian "gas attack" stuff and apparently it wasn't just me being paranoid... I dunno something kind of stinks especially as it seems ... read more

Hacktivists Want to Free the Net by Building a New One From Scratch | Motherboard

58 words by attila written on 2013-08-26, last edit: 2013-08-26, tags: hacking, open-source, pigs, privacy, ratd, system

Hacktivists Want to Free the Net by Building a New One From Scratch | Motherboard.

See also: ... read more

The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis | VICE United Kingdom

172 words by attila written on 2013-08-25, last edit: 2013-08-26, tags: banks, capitalism, crash, finance, gold, pigs, system

The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis | VICE United Kingdom.

This is one of several articles at this vice.com place that have caught both of our eyes recently they have several sister sites including one focused on MMA one on hacking culture news etc. ... read more

Encryption is less secure than we thought - MIT News Office

12 words by attila written on 2013-08-22, last edit: 2013-08-22, tags: crypto, security

Encryption is less secure than we thought - MIT News Office.

No comment. ... read more

nylon

195 words by attila written on 2013-08-22, last edit: 2013-08-22, tags: open-source, socks

nylon.

I needed a simple SOCKS proxy for work. I found nylon in my OpenBSD machine's ports tree and immediately liked its simplicity. Unfortunately I needed a socks server under Linux Ubuntu feh and nylon doesn't seem to have a debian package... ... read more


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