Proposed criminal indictment for theft of computer source code by employees from their employer. Wall Street Journal, August 26, 2013 C1. http://on.wsj.com/17ZoYl3 Criminal v. civil?
Monthly Archives: August 2013
College seniors to be tested on their learning coming out of college. Wall Street Journal, August 26, 2013 A1. http://on.wsj.com/1aJsjdp Will this be on the final exam?
Software that recognizes moods based on facial recognition. Houston Chronicle, August 26, 2013 B8. http://bit.ly/16G4ADe Is monitoring student attention the highest and best use?
Impossible to tell from government data how many serious chemical accidents similar to the explosion in West, TX, happened last year. Houston Chronicle, August 26, 2013 B3. http://bit.ly/18WwKNX Why?
Oil from a burst pipeline flowed into the sea near Ko Samet, Thailand on July 27. Three weeks after tourism officials say everything okay, spill crews still active. Houston Chronicle, August 25, 2013, A10. Information immediately after a crisis can be unreliable; consider the source.
Houston Chronicle, August 24, 2013 http://bit.ly/14PiJ13
A listing, some tongue-in-cheek, of what might be hacked. Grandma’s photos? Wall Street Journal, August 24-25, 2013 C11. http://on.wsj.com/157M5xS What else? What controls are in place?
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board notes that NSA “hasn’t had attorney-general-approved guidelines [for collection techniques] since 1982.” Wall Street Journal, August 24-25, 2013, A2 http://on.wsj.com/13Zg5Wq Would new policies and procedures fix this?
Security-conscious companies prefer texting over encrypted email. Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2013 B6. Is the medium for message delivery the right one for the message content? Does the medium have the right message permanence?
Two bitter rivals join forces to focus on their individual strengths. Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2013, B5. Macy’s and Gimbels sharing Santa Claus and HR?