On the narrow street
The trees cast shadows upon
The old school’s old bricks
Heroes and villains are not always on the opposite ends of the spectrum of good and evil. Sometimes, all that separates them is a fine line.
Tip-offs from the community do pay off
Assistant Commissioner Aislinn Walwyn celebrates our work with partner agencies to deter, detect and deal with tax crime.
Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, August 29, 2020 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss, highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: How Smartphone Location Tracking Works, and What You Can Do About It; Deep Fakes and National Security; How Facebook and Other Sites Manipulate Your Privacy Choices; and Voice phishing attacks on the rise, CISA, FBI warn private sector.
RUSSIA PRODUCES A LOT OF VAPORWARE, BUT COMMUNIST CHINA IS GETTING BETTER AT THIS STUFF: China And Russia In Mysterious New Submarine Project.
AN EARTH-SHATTERING KABOOM: Russia Just Declassified Footage of the Largest Nuke Ever Tested
Are Social Media Good For Anything At All? “People who are addicted to Twitter are like all addicts—on the one hand miserable, and on the other hand very defensive about it and unwilling to blame Twitter
Why Isn’t Modern Monetary Theory Common Knowledge? Economics from the Top Down. “What we really need, then, is not so much a theory of money, but a theory of why people misunderstand money.”
The New York Times – The Privacy Project: “By making a few simple changes to your devices and accounts, you can maintain security against outside parties’ unwanted attempts to access your data as well as protect your privacy from those you don’t consent to sharing your information with. Getting started is easy. Here’s a guide to the few simple changes you can make to protect yourself and your information online….
The Lesson Americans Never Learn The Atlantic
Pontifications: WA State frets about Boeing brain drain, but it’s already happening Leeham News and Analysis
The New Face of Union-Busting The Baffler
Jackson Heights, Global Town Square (photo essay) NYT. Life’s little ironies….