Don Marti

Sat 27 Jun 2009 10:00:58 AM PDT

Friday MLP...Friday!

Student Statement on The Right to Research: "Learning and inquiry are impeded when scholars lack access to fellow researchers’ work, and when students lack access to the work of scholars before them."

Seth Godin: Textbook rant. Andy Oram: Four roles for publishers: staying relevant when you are no longer a gatekeeper

Script and Screen

Worried about SHA-1? Read The code monkey's guide to cryptographic hashes for content-based addressing.

...even if you pay your premiums for years, if you ever fall seriously ill, they will do their best to find a way to cancel your insurance.

a hardware hacker ponders flu viruses

Advice from 2005, still not yet applied to GPL enforcement: "Registered trademarks, copyrights, and certain trade names may be recorded with the U.S. Customs Service."

So there's probably an anti-Linux back channel for Digg users. I wonder how many private lists are devoted just to promulgating URLs to pump or slag on other services.