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I posted something about Donald Rumsfeld. Everyone assumed he was wrong, but he was right. Everyone needs to open their minds more.
RT @iaincollins: @MartinBelam Can you have someone put together a list of things that ~100% of men actually do for handy reference? cc @ampp3d @UsVsTh3m
Re: The press isn't getting Heartbleed -
"I wish I could have found a different way of saying it that would still have gotten the attention of some of the press. The goal is to get some positive action, organization, a plan, some leadership. I posted a brief off-the-top-of-the-head plan in a comment below. So I'm not just standing here waiting for someone else to do it. :-)" - Dave Winer
Re: The press isn't getting Heartbleed -
"Thanks for the comment. I share those concerns. First, I think we need leadership. Then we need to have a surefire way to discover vulnerable servers. You have to figure the hacking community is working quickly to figure out how to do this, if they haven't already done son. Then we have to enlist the help of users in discovering those servers. A simple feature added quickly to all the major browsers that lights up when you're on a server that's not secure. And that event goes into a database, and that information is quickly shared with the owner of the system, when they can be located (as you say some are not going to be easily located). Then again, if we had some leadership we could just isolate those systems. Cut them off the net, so that they themselves can be damaged, but they can't be used themselves to cause damage. Again I'm sure we're falling behind the bad guys as we speak. Of course they aren't running press releases. That's probably the major reason the press (I don't..." - Dave Winer
Re: The press isn't getting Heartbleed -
"BTW, changing passwords is NOT what we should be doing. Locating and updating the servers that are vulnerable should be the only priority right now. Changing passwords is security theater. It doesn't fix anything if hackers have access to your passwords, they have access to the new ones too." - Dave Winer
London's bike-share program unwittingly revealed its cyclists' movements for the world to see.
Rumsfeld Has 'Absolutely No Idea' If He Filed His Taxes Correctly.
Heartbleed: 95% of detection tools 'flawed', claim researchers.
Texas Monthly: The Murders at the Lake.
How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF's Housing Crisis Explained).
Tavern on the Green reopens April 24.
I was riding my bike in shorts and short sleeves yesterday. Tonight it's snowing.
Game of Thrones Sets New Torrent Swarm Record.
Sprint had the greatest ad for family phone plans. The father of the family is a hamster called "dad."
RT @joshromney: Hey @SenatorReid here's a shot of @MittRomney paying taxes. Does it every year. It's how you get your paycheck.
I'm working on a utility that converts an entire WordPress blog to a Fargo-editable document.
'I just don't care': Texting driver hits cyclist.
Carl Sagan: "We are the local embodiment of a Cosmos grown to self-awareness."
Carl Sagan on Ted Nelson on an iPhone.
I'm working on a utility in JavaScript that converts an entire WordPress blog to OPML.
Netcraft: The 500K certificates used on web servers supporting TLS heartbeat should be replaced and revoked.
RT @ledenmcleden: @gruber "Cheering for the Yankees is like rooting for Goldman Sachs to make more money."
Drone selfies take vanity to new heights.
RT @RussellDatz: Are you a Jewish auto writer in town for #NYIAS ? Come to @KatzsDeli at 6:30 for a special #pesach with @NissanUSA
This Washington Post piece is still getting Heartbleed wrong. As if the major concern is massive outages.
Heartbleed is about to get worse, and it will slow the Internet to a crawl.
Here are 3 ways Aereo will tell the Supreme Court that it's legal.
100 Most Influential Tech People On Twitter. (Highest quality linkbait. ;-)
Re: WordPress meandering -
"Here's the OPML generated when I exported the whole Rebooting the News blog. It seems to be working! ;-)" - Dave Winer
Re: WordPress meandering -
"Also -- remember that OPML isn't JSON. ;-)" - Dave Winer
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