Monday, October 30, 2017

Noise .... DaTa ... Information ... Knowledge ... Wisdom

At least 5 killed in storms in Central Europe

Prague bridge at storm Stock Photo - 33133094
Medium – Dhawal Shah: “If you haven’t heard, universities around the world offering their courses online for free (or at-least partially free). These courses are collectively called as MOOCS or Massive Open Online Courses. In the past six years or so, close to 800 universities have created more than 8,000 of these MOOCs. And I’ve been keeping track of these MOOCs the entire time over at Class Central, ever since they rose to prominence….Here’s the full list of new free online courses…”

Hacking the Holocaust – Remembering the data pirates, forgers, and social engineers who saved thousands. “During that same Nazi-punching era of WWII, ordinary people used their abilities and access to proprietary systems, data, and information security knowledge to refuse to be complacent, and instead sabotage the Axis to save lives. It’s my hope that sharing some stories of those who “hacked” the systems that were meant to execute the atrocities of the Holocaust will help us remember that there are always more ways to resist…”