Wednesday, August 04, 2021

The Baked Data architectural pattern

 The Baked Data architectural pattern

Bankruptcy and elite impunity Cory Doctorow, Pluralistic. Brutal. A must-read.

Competition from Online Platforms and the Impoverishment of Newspapers

How the Internet killed newspapers.

Citizen Wants to Pay You $25 an Hour to Be a Nightcrawler Gizmodo


Detailed Discussion of the Proposed CalPERS LTC Class Action Settlement California State University Emeritus & Retired Faculty & Staff Association. Bloodless. Obscures key fact that any long-term care policy bought now with the CalPERS monies already paid in will ofter very skimpy coverage compared to what CalPERS promised. 

MIT and Harvard Have Sold Higher Education’s Future The Chronicle of Higher Education

Road warriors: American trucks and SUVs are now longer than the tanks that fought in World War II Daily Mail

Jeff Bezos offers Nasa $2bn in exchange for moon mission contract Guardian. Kevin W: “NASA should tell Bezos to go sit on his penis rocket.”

Private cryptocurrencies make lousy national currencies: International Monetary Fund The Register

Tether Executives Said to Face Criminal Probe Into Bank Fraud Bloomberg 

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, July 25, 2021

Via LLRX – 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: Protect your smartphone from radio-based attacks; New emergency weather alerts set to begin in July – here’s what they mean; Accused Capitol Rioter Forced to Unlock Laptop With Face Recognition; and Connecticut pushes cybersecurity with offers of punitive damage protection.

Excited to have the unexpected honour of being asked to deliver the 2021 Pearcey Oration. Hoping to share some ATO perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of the last 18 months and what they might suggest more broadly for the future of digitised Government and business

We are thrilled Jeremy Hirschhorn, the ATO Second Commissioner will be delivering the 2021 Pearcey Oration on Wednesday 1st September, 2021 as part of the #DIF2021 sponsored by the Victorian Government. You can book a seat or a table here - Kathy Coultas Wayne Fitzsimmons Kelly Hutchinson Jordan Green Simon Foster Elaine Saunders Denis Tebbutt Digital Innovation Futures Victoria