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One time pad technique
In surveillance era, clever trick enhances secrecy of iPhone text messages | Ars Technica – kind of like the one time pad technique, but created on the fly. The one time pad (OTP) is an encryption technique that cannot be cracked, but requires the use of a single-use pre-shared key that is no smaller than the message being sent. In this technique, a plaintext is paired with a random secret key (also called a one time pad).
Richard Goodall Gallery Contemporary Art – prints by Central Station Manchester
10 things a cyclist notices about rural Ireland – The Irish Times – interesting comments on changing society
Yahoo to close its blogging service, | Marketing-Interactive.com– an interesting move, I will talk about this in more depth
BuzzFeed has a Medium problem | PandoDaily – media models challenged
The Kids Aren’t All Right, and Neither Is Abercrombie & Fitch – Businessweek – part-time jobs aren’t what they used to be
Feds Back Away From Forced Decryption … For Now | Threat Level | Wired.com – courts are not buying into the government’s theory that encryption is evidence of criminal behavior – more security related content can be found here.
G2 Crowd – interesting aggregated opinions
In historic vote, New Zealand bans software patents | Ars Technica – interesting how this will fit in with the Trans Pacific Partnership
Why Google brought its app store to Iran, and what it could mean for Syria – the Obama administration has followed a pattern of gradually relaxing export restrictions worldwide
3UK scraps roaming charges – only four years after abolishing it. It was called 3 Like Home rather than Feel Like Home but the principle was the same
Samsung Announces colorful Galaxy Tab 3 built for kids — GigaOM – I really like the design off this, looks road warrior proof