1. Geek Power: Steven Levy Revisits Tech Titans, Hackers, Idealists
Hackers is an excellent book. I read it after starting my undergrad and remember feeling inspired. This article is by Steven Levy and talks about Hacker culture , its evolution and stuff. I was surprised that Levy talked about FaceBook’s Mark but not Google’s Brin or Page.
2. More from Eyjafjallajokull
Some breathtaking images of volcano Eyjafjallajokull which played havoc in European skies in the past couple of weeks
3. For Web’s New Wave, Sharing Details Is the Point
An interesting article ! I was never comfortable with the idea of Blippy and similar sites and was surprised to see many people using it ! I still do not understand why people would even want to share those stuff 🙂 Today’s venturebeat news article reminded everyone of the perils of publicizing personal info ! For details see Blippy users’ credit card numbers found on Google .
4. Greater transparency around government requests
An interesting move by Google. Although, I was surprised to see India in Top 5.
5. The Next Evolution of Facebook Platform
I like the idea of Social Plugins. Lets see what innovations can happen there !
6. 7 Caffeine-Free Ways to Increase Alertness
I was a Caffeine addict and I am trying to reduce it . I am kind of trying ideas similar to this article to reduce my intake. Have to say they work !
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