Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Delicious Bookmarks:
- BBC News – Researchers use spoofing to ‘hack’ into a flying droneResearchers were asked to take control of a drone in a dare by Dept of Homeland Security. Challenge accepted.
- Is SETI at risk of downloading a malicious virus from outer space?Are users of SETI@Home at risk of downloading an alien virus from outer space?
- John McWhorter: Twitterish | The New RepublicInteresting article about the trend for spoken #hashtags
- Facebook Plans to Speed Up its iPhone App – NYTimes.comFacebook is working on a new, faster iPhone app that eschews most HTML and uses native Objective-C code instead
- BBC News – Minitel: The rise and fall of the France-wide webFrance switches off the 1980s Minitel network at midnight tonight – one of the pre-cursors of the internet
- On Google’s Made In In The U.S.A. Experiment | Robert Accettura’s Fun With WordageGoogle is manufactuing the Nexus Q in America, not China, because nowadays we need machines, not cheap labour
- Birds With ArmsA tumblr of photos of birds. With human arms. As you do.
- Jess & RussA gorgeous HTML5 wedding invitation site which took 15 months to make. Ours will be simpler…
- Sorry, Marketers, You’re Doing Twitter Wrong [REPORT]Interesting tips from Mashable about using Twitter for marketing, via @planetclaire
- How NatWest’s IT meltdown developed | Technology | guardian.co.ukTechnical details of the failed software upgrade which caused the NatWest/RBS IT meltdown #natwest
- BBC News – Handling the London Waterloo rush hour on TwitterThe BBC interviews the staff who look after South West Trains’ Twitter account
- http://bowie.it/MkLrQlNice piece on the history of Winamp, and what went wrong: http://t.co/pN8WcyVW
- Know Your Lore: What exactly is up with women in Warcraft lore?An interesting article on the poor portrayals of women in the Warcraft books and games
- BBC News – Google TV service launches in UK with Sony tie-upGoogle TV is launching in the UK with the snappily-titled Sony NSZ-GS7 set-top box
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