The American SAFE Act and Paul Ryan's Broken Promise to Fix the House - The AtlanticInteresting thesis that the insta-age we find ourselves in is to blame for politicians wanting to centralize power.
The kernel of the argument over Linux’s vulnerabilitiesFantastic article by the Washington Post on security and Linux. Discovered via former colleague while at Canonical, Kees Cook, who is quoted and photographed within.
Computer engineer wins 1,000 Twitter contests with Python scriptThis made me smile. Coder just wants to win, doesn’t care about he swag.
The Best Online Storytelling and Journalism of 2014 This year new digital tools and networks seemed to influence every aspect of the storytelling process. From sensors to structured journalism, crowdsourcing to podcasting, new
‘JIF’ Is the Format. ‘GIF’ Is the CultureA modest proposal It will always be hard-G gif to me, but I admire Andy’s attempt (and informative post).
BBC News - Net neutrality threatened by courtThis is terrible. Also, I imagine it’s much more damning to startups than to any other group, including general consumer freedoms. We will see.
Call me an optimist, but the future of journalism isn't bleakDan Gillmor writes about why he’s hopeful about journalism going into the new year. Good points throughout, and my read of it
EA's Peter Moore clarifies stance on online games, says not every title will require your console to be onlineSo many people get upset about these always connected console statements from game devs, but