1. Breaking Provably Secure Systems
A very thoughtful post from Prof.Lipton. One (very) interesting point is that most of the security proofs don’t fully capture all possible attacks and that some of the assumptions the proofs make are not reasonable. Overall , an excellent read.
2. Google Responds To Privacy Concerns With Unsettlingly Specific Apology
A hilarious article from Onion. Found the article from Greg Linden.
3. Computer Algorithm ‘Reads’ Memories
I am not sure how exactly this whole thing works but the news is pretty exciting ! Identifying films from MRI scans – sounds like science fiction comes true !
4. Health Reform Myths
A combative Op-Ed from Paul Krugman on Health Care myths.
5. I*L and The Gamechangers
Transcript of online chat with Fake IPL Player organized by Cricket Next. Had lot of fun reading it. Link from Lokesh.
6. New Site Unmasks Chatroulette Players
A interesting mashup that uses Google Maps and Chatroulette and gives screenshots of people using Chatroulette and their location. Pretty interesting !