Beth Wilson

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What’s Your Information Footprint?

Land, employees and equipment were all traditional drivers of wealth. But now information is also key to generating economic value.

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

You have to do the hard things. The things that no one else is doing. The things that scare you. The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you. Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous …

Wanna Solve Impossible Problems? Find Ways to Fail Quicker

A case study in how an intractable problem — creating a human-powered airplane — was solved by reframing the problem.<p>1959 was a time of change. Disney released their seminal film <i>Sleeping Beauty</i>, Fidel Castro became the prime minister of Cuba, and President Dwight D. Eisenhower made Hawaii an …

Mobile app startups are failing like it's 1999

<b>Stop the madness</b><br>The long cycle times for developing mobile apps have led to startup failures that look more like 1999 – it’s like we’ve forgotten all …

NSA collects millions of text messages daily in 'untargeted' global sweep

The National Security Agency has collected almost 200 million text messages a day from across the globe, using them to extract data including location, contact networks and credit card details, according to top-secret documents.<p>The untargeted collection and storage of SMS messages – including their …

NSA gathers 200 million text messages daily, Snowden leak says

The National Security Agency collects nearly 200 million text messages per day from around the world as part of a program code named Dishfire, according to a new report based on data leaked by Edward Snowden.<p>The NSA gathers text messages with Dishfire to collect all kinds of information, including …

Surveillance

Phone hacking: Wall Street Journal wins ruling on reporting restrictions

US-based newspaper will be able to report fully report on the trial of Rebekah Brooks and others without signing written agreement<p>The Wall Street Journal has won a ruling allowing it to fully report on the Rebekah Brooks phone-hacking trial, without having to sign an undertaking that it will abide …

Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama banned U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday and began reining in the vast collection of Americans’ phone data in a series of limited reforms triggered by Edward Snowden’s revelations.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama is seen …