Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks:
- LSE in Kung Fu Panda email gaffeLSE apologies after inadvertently addressing 200 of its new undergraduates as Kung Fu Panda in an email
- The Dying Russians by Masha Gessen | NYRblog | The New York Review of BooksBetween 1992 and 2009, Russia’s population declined by 7 million, or 5% – but why?
- The Titans have an adorably tiny player in Madden '15A glitch in Madden 15 means one player is adorably tiny
- German Boars Are Too Radioactive To Eat | Popular ScienceIn Germany, around 1 in 3 wild boar hunted for meat are unfit for human consumption because of Chernobyl radiation
- BBC News – Why a Tennessee town has the fastest internet"Uruguayans have better internet service than citizens of the ‘greatest nation on earth,’"
- Build a Time Machine Backup Server with a Raspberry PiHow to build a Time Machine backup server using a Raspberry Pi
- An algorithm to figure out your gender – Boing BoingHow Twitter approximates your gender without actually asking you upfront
- iCloud Isn't Safe, Because Everyone's a Target and Apple Doesn't CareApple should really consider making two-factor authentication mandatory in light of this week’s leaks, IMHO
- BBC News – DNA evidence overturns 30-year convictions in US caseNew DNA evidence saw two brothers walk free from prison after 30 years after it proved their innocence
- Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet – The AtlanticEmail is still the best thing about the internet
- After a 10-year Linux migration, Munich considers switching back to Windows and OfficeThe city of Munich spent 10 years moving from Windows to Linux, and now it may move back
- 30 Family Secrets Hiding in English SurnamesEver wonder where surnames like Spencer, Baxter and Wright came from?
- Is Apple's iCloud safe after leak of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities' nude photos? – Gadgets and Tech – Life and Style – The IndependentThe leaked photos of Jennifer Lawrence may have been leaked from iCloud and/or Dropbox
- I am the woman you laughed at on the InternetRemember, ‘People of Walmart’ are people, with feelings and a backstory
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