Rise Of The Renter Class
‘My family and I are in the process of moving. Always stressful, moving is made more so by the realization that we own far too much, and need to dump a lot of what we once thought essential. There’s an overflowing dumpster in our driveway that can attest to just how little ownership was actually necessary.
‘I’ve discovered a similar phenomenon whenever I move to a new digital device. A new laptop or mobile device gives me the chance to delete files that encumbered my old device. It’s liberating to simplify…’
Anonymous threatens Singapore with hacking attacks
“Should this threat be taken seriously?”
‘Well, hackers under the guise of Anonymous have managed some admittedly fairly modest cyberattacks in the past, including:
The 12-year-old boy who had got swept up in the excitement of it all.
DDoSes (distributed denial of service attacks) mounted against online payment companies.
Defacement to post protest messages on the websites of the US Department of Justice and of MIT.
‘So, if you’re not secure against this sort of modest attack, you probably don’t stand much chance against more determined cybercriminals – attackers who don’t usually announce their attentions in advance with a YouTube video…’
Myths About Creativity You Need to Stop Believing Now
‘Burkus’ research supports what I have always believed — that with the proper training, anyone with a common-sense mindset grounded in reality can deliver creative and innovative new ideas, projects, processes, and programs.
‘The first step is to not limit your thinking. That means not following these ten long-standing myths about creative thinking:…’