Bruce Schneier’s Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

Here’s a great Berkman panel discussing Bruce Schneier’s new book that zig-zags back and forth on which is worse – big data, or big government snooping.


via Bruce Schneier’s Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World – YouTube.

Signs of Spring

The overnights and mornings here have been cold, dipping to near freezing, but our days have been temperate and things are growing. The hillsides are reaching that green haze point – that day when they seem to have a green nimbus around those bare grey branches – and shortly after all turns green and half the houses in Lenexa will become invisible again behind their screens of leafy trees.

Here’s a photo gallery of some of those signs of Spring:

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Merchants of Doubt: What Climate Deniers Learned from Big Tobacco

How professional sowers of doubt moved from issue to issue: tobacco, energy, climate.

Merchants of Doubt: What Climate Deniers Learned from Big Tobacco – YouTube.