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Smartphone security is a civil rights issue

This is a thought provoking TED talk by Christopher Soghoian. Your smartphone is a civil rights issue talks about the two operating systems in the global smartphone market: iOS (made by Apple) and Android (made by Google).  From a security standpoint Apple is far more secure – it encrypts all data stored on iPhones by default, and text messages sent from one Apple

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Two Million Tonnes of Bombs

This post originally appeared on Wish You Were Here back in April. I think it is important enough to be posted again. Understated, tucked into the ground of the Centre of Medical Rehabilitation in Vientiane, Laos, the COPE visitor centre tells incredible stories of survival and challenges today. More than two million tonnes of bombs – “one tonne for every

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NeuRA’s Website is now LIVE!

We are very pleased to announce that Neuroscience Research Australia’s (NeuRA) new website is now live. The new look is not only to showcase NeuRA’s top-level researchers and facilities but also to provide up-to-date information on what is known about certain neurological diseases such as Dementia or mental health disorders (check out ‘Your Health‘ for all the conditions covered). It also provides information on

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Internet Trends for 2016 – Mary Meeker

Mary Meeker says that growth of internet businesses is slowing down, and that image sharing and messaging apps are the future. Hers was one of the most eagerly anticipated presentations at this year’s Code Conference in Silicon Valley.  Recode give their top 3 takeaways: 1) The internet itself is seeing slowing growth. In the past two decades, the internet economy was affected by macroeconomic

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Apple iAd App Network to be Discontinued

Apple has announced via their blog that the iAd ad network will be discontinued as of June 30, 2016. Apple said, “The iAd App Network will be discontinued as of June 30, 2016. Although we are no longer accepting new apps into the network, advertising campaigns may continue to run and you can still earn advertising revenue until June 30. If you’d

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It all began with a slight stutter

Bob Rushton is an accomplished man. Throughout a career in military intelligence and later in medical and security services, he was exceptionally well-regarded. Renowned as one who handled intense stress with ease and set impossibly high standards, he chose his words carefully and meant what he said. Never the life of the party, but always the first to buy the

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