“There’s no use in comparing one’s feelings between one day and the next; you must allow a reasonable interval, for the direction of change to show itself.” I am the frequent and fortunate recipient of
What if the software you developed ended up being used by extremists? Amir Taaki is one of the key programmers behind a tool which could potentially hide the identity of people using the crypto-currency
Malicious software spread via chat forums on the video games streaming site Twitch can spend users' money without authorisation, it has emerged. The Finnish security firm F-Secure said clicking on the
Yahoo said the US government threatened to fine it $250,000 a day if the search giant failed to hand over user data. According to court documents, the National Security Agency (NSA) had demanded that comply
Bump keys are primitive tools used by locksmiths (and HAXoRZ) to knock open simple locks. Until now, many locks were secure simply because they were too complex to be bumped and, as a result, you had bit
“Our fear of failure … assures the progressive narrowing of the personality.” “If I limit myself to knowledge that I consider true beyond doubt,” E.F. Schumacher wrote in his timelessly wonderful A Guide
A man has been jailed for 33 months after recording Fast And Furious 6 from the back of a cinema in Walsall. A judge in Wolverhampton ruled that Philip Danks, 25, uploaded the movie, which was downloaded
A tip-off from Microsoft has led to the arrest of a man in Pennsylvania who has been charged with receiving and sharing child abuse images. It flagged the matter after discovering that an image involving
"Hello! Do you need any help, sir?" "No thanks, I'm just browsing." This is a lie. I am not just browsing. I am trying to make a smart washing machine on display in this electronics store cough up its
At some times of the year work feels more of a chore than at others. Summer is one of those times, when if you are stuck in the office, the mind strays to work avoidance strategies, writes Lucy Kellaway.
Before the newly released Dawn of the Planet of the Apes film, there was a long franchise going back to the first Apes movie - the 1968 classic with Charlton Heston. But before that there was the book.
“One must have the courage of one’s vocation and the courage to make a living from one’s vocation.” “Imagine immensities. Pick yourself up from rejection and plow ahead. Don’t compromise,” Debbie Millman
“Writers and artists may ask themselves why they make art or write… but all rebuttals and answers to their existential questions rest on faith in Art or Literature.” What compels writers to write, to to
How to throw bait in the river of ideation. As soon as we ask what creativity is, we invariably ponder the essential question of where good ideas come from and how we can coax them into manifesting. In
How the disconnect between information and insight explains our dangerous self-righteousness. “Allow yourself the uncomfortable luxury of changing your mind,” I wrote in reflecting on the 7 most important
“Labels are distancing phenomena. They push us away from each other.” In the winter of 1969, shortly after a young woman he considered one of his brightest and most promising students committed suicide,