I’ve never read a Clay Shirky essay that wasn’t interesting. This one, Shirky: Fame vs Fortune: Micropayments and Free Content, talks about why micropayments for content will likely continue to fail, and why that’s not necessarily a Bad Thing.
I am, I will admit, sadly inadequate when it comes to security. I’m not a hacker (in either the white hat or black hat sense) and never have been, and have little exposure to the rigors of security testing, as any system administrator who’s worked with me can attest. So I’m looking forward to the [...]
Been keeping track of the Eolas vs. Microsoft judgement? The one where Microsoft was actually slapped with a judgement worth half a BILLION dollars? It concerns you, you know. Eolas claims to have invented plugins, and Microsoft is talking about modifying IE to account for the judgement. I commented on original judgement and prior art [...]