The Truth About Aaron Swartz


English: Aaron Swartz at a Creative Commons event.

English: Aaron Swartz at a Creative Commons event. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


‘…I am much closer to the stereotypical capitalist-white-hat sellout that the antisec people like to rant about (and steal mail spools from) in the weeks before BlackHat.

‘I know a criminal hack when I see it, and Aaron’s downloading of journal articles from an unlocked closet is not an offense worth 35 years in jail…’
The facts

Smart Appliances Still Stupid
‘…What’s the point of an Internet-connected washer and dryer? To check the status of your laundry from anywhere in the world, obviously! You’ll never again find yourself panicked about your whites while you’re partying with your bros. You can also “start a load of laundry while driving home from work,” an executive from LG boasted in a press release. That sounds great until you remember that LG’s machine can’t load itself. To do your laundry on the go, you had to have filled it with dirty clothes and added soap, just like with any cheapo machine, and then brazenly left the house without starting the washer…’
http://www.slate

2 Things to Do on LinkedIn Right Now
‘if you’ve spent time building your LinkedIn network and creating a comprehensive profile that details your professional history, you want to take steps to safeguard this important information. And that’s why now is the perfect time to tackle these two LinkedIn tasks:…’

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