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Peter Murray

Peter Murray

Library technologist working for a multi-state library consortium.
Internet access is now an essential, but the landline isn't anymore | ZDnet - http://www.zdnet.com/interne...
We could not live without our mobile phones and texting, according to Ofcom's latest survey of consumer habits. - Peter Murray
I'm Ira Glass, Host of This American Life, and This Is How I Work | LifeHacker - http://lifehacker.com/im-ira-...
Ira Glass is a writer, producer, storyteller, performer, and a familiar voice. His show This American Life has set the contemporary standard of nonfiction radio shows, and has influenced and inspired countless others to grab a mic and give podcasting a try. - Peter Murray
New guide aims to remove the drama of reporting software flaws [link to template on GitHub] | NetworkWorld - http://www.networkworld.com/article...
Bugcrowd worked with a legal firm, CipherLaw, to develop the framework - Peter Murray
The MH17 Crash and Selective Web Archiving [by the Internet Archive Wayback service] | LC Digital Preservation blog - http://blogs.loc.gov/digital...
. A blog post at "The Signal: Digital Preservation" on 2014-07-28. - Peter Murray
Why it might be time for Twitter to start filtering your feed [dealing with repeatedly posted links] | The Next Web - http://thenextweb.com/twitter...
It seems that of late, publishers are losing their inhibitions when it comes to tweeting a link to the same piece of content multiple times over a period of hours or days. - Peter Murray
802.11ac 'gigabit Wi-Fi' starts to show potential, limits [higher throughput, connected clients vs 802.11n] | NetworkWorld - http://www.networkworld.com/article...
Vendor tests and very early 802.11ac customers provide a reality check on "gigabit Wi-Fi" but also confirm much of its promise. - Peter Murray
Use open source tools to create your own eBooks | Opensource(dot)com - http://opensource.com/life...
Opensource.com provides a simple, reliable method for creating eBooks the open source way. - Peter Murray
Personal Privacy Is Only One of the Costs of NSA Surveillance | Wired - http://www.wired.com/2014...
There is no doubt the integrity of our communications and the privacy of our online activities have been the biggest casualty of the NSA’s unfettered surveillance of our digital lives. But the ongoing revelations of government eavesdropping have had a profound impact on the economy, the security of the internet and the credibility of the… - Peter Murray
Lawsuit Filed To Prove Happy Birthday Is In The Public Domain; Demands Warner Pay Back Millions Of License Fees | TechDirt - https://www.techdirt.com/article...
Happy Birthday remains the most profitable song ever. Every year, it is the song that earns the highest royalty rates, sent to Warner/Chappell Music (which makes millions per year from "licensing" the song). However, as we've been... - Peter Murray
Most USB thumb drives can be reprogrammed to infect computers | InfoWorld - http://www.infoworld.com/print...
Most USB thumb drives can be reprogrammed to infect computers | InfoWorld - Peter Murray
Why the Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken | Wired Threat Level blog - http://www.wired.com/2014...
Computer users pass around USB sticks like silicon business cards. Although we know they often carry malware infections, we depend on antivirus scans and the occasional reformatting to keep our thumbdrives from becoming the carrier for the next digital epidemic. But the security problems with USB devices run deeper than you think: Their risk isn’t… - Peter Murray
How Verizon lets its copper network decay to force phone customers onto fiber | Ars Technica - http://arstechnica.com/informa...
Fiber is fast, but copper is reliable—even during multi-week power outages. - Peter Murray
The Internet's Original Sin [advertising-based business models leading to surveillance tech] | The Atlantic - http://www.theatlantic.com/technol...
It's not too late to ditch the ad-based business model and build a better web. - Peter Murray
The invisible elephant in the room [publishing's significant fixed labor costs] | Dave Bryant blog - http://dave-bryant.livejournal.com/21544...
Inspired by Christopher Wright’s post on the subject. Addendum: Be sure to read the comments below—they cover additional factors I forgot to bring up myself or are outside my primarily print-based experience. So once again Hachette and Amazon are in the spotlight as their Bleak House drama… - Peter Murray
Amazon v. Hachette: Everyone Is Wrong But Me | Eviscerati blog - https://www.eviscerati.org/article...
Amazon v. Hachette: Everyone Is Wrong But Me | Eviscerati blog - Peter Murray
First-person Hyperlapse Videos | Microsoft Research - http://research.microsoft.com/en-us...
First-person Hyperlapse Videos | Microsoft Research - Peter Murray
Microsoft to support fewer IE versions [starting in Jan 2016] | NetworkWorld - http://www.networkworld.com/article...
Microsoft has started a 17-month campaign to upgrade customers to the newest version of Internet Explorer that their operating systems will support, which should make it simpler for the company to keep the browser secure because it will have fewer versions to deal with. - Peter Murray
Law Students Fend Off a Patent Troll | Medium, Patents & Technology Law - https://medium.com/patents...
A handful of Brooklyn Law students forced a patent troll to drop a meritless lawsuit. - Peter Murray
Guns Fueling Immigration from Central America Come from U.S. | New Republic - http://www.newrepublic.com/article...
Guns Fueling Immigration from Central America Come from U.S. | New Republic - Peter Murray
What Happens to #Ferguson Affects Ferguson | Medium - https://medium.com/message...
What Happens to #Ferguson Affects Ferguson | Medium - Peter Murray
Twitter / pewresearch: In Hype Cycle of what's hot ... - https://twitter.com/pewrese...
RT @pewresearch: In Hype Cycle of what's hot & what's not in tech world, Internet of Things on top (for now) - Peter Murray
Chart of the Week: The hype cycle of emerging technologies | Pew Research Center - http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-ta...
RT @pewresearch: In Hype Cycle of what's hot & what's not in tech world, Internet of Things on top (for now) - Peter Murray
The internet’s turbulent next decade | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project - http://www.pewinternet.org/2014...
RT @pewinternet: The internet’s turbulent next decade: Great slide deck from net expert @lrainie - Peter Murray
How to crack an open source community | InfoWorld - http://www.infoworld.com/t...
Want to contribute to an open source project? Here are the main reasons you'll struggle -- and some tips to help you persevere - Peter Murray
The Public Library Wants To Be Your Office | Fast Company | Business + Innovation - http://www.fastcompany.com/3034143...
RT @silviakspiva: The public library wants to be your office. - Peter Murray
How the design firm behind the Xbox built the bike of the future | The Verge - http://www.theverge.com/2014...
RT @lorcanD: RT @verge: How the design firm behind the Xbox built the bike of the future - Peter Murray
7 ways DARPA is trying to kill the password | InfoWorld - http://www.infoworld.com/print...
7 ways DARPA is trying to kill the password | InfoWorld - Peter Murray
Many home routers supplied by ISPs can be compromised en masse, researchers say | Network World - http://www.networkworld.com/article...
Some ISP servers used to manage routers provisioned to customers can be hacked from the Internet, researchers from Check Point said - Peter Murray
How to copy Vagrant boxes (or duplicate them) | Dev Metal - http://www.dev-metal.com/copy-du...
Copy vagrant box & compress it Making a real 1:1 copy of a Vagrant box is really easy ! Simply turn off the box (if she is currently running - yes, for me a Vagrant box is female!) with vagrant halt and create a package.box file (default name) in the same folder with vagrant package That s it. The package. - Peter Murray
EMV: Why Payment Systems Fail [postprint] | CACM Viewpoints - http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~sjm217...
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