This weeks links (2013-11-11)

Panda Beer 70th birthday

In brief:

* Remembrance Day and the sacrifice of memory (2013-Nov-10) [The Conversation]
… The words and actions of our Remembrance Day rituals have a mystical quality to them. Nowadays attempts to disrupt veterans’ parades, to speak during the minutes silence, or to interrupt the playing of The Last Post are viewed as sacrilege. …

* UC – Is it Time for a Name Change to Collaboration? (2013-Oct-31) [Unified Communications Strategies] via @kinshasha
… Collaboration, according to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, is “to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor.” This definition is broad, however, I believe the key words are “to work jointly with others or together.” This also speaks to the essence of Unified Communications. …

* Details of the Adobe 152 Million Breach [shouldichangemypassword.com]
In Australia alone (our home country), we found:
1,145,100 addresses from “.au” domains
128,952 addresses from “.edu.au” (educational institutions)
35,006 addresses from “.gov.au” (government institutions)
488 address from “police.*.gov.au” (our police force)
276 addresses from “aph.gov.au” (Australian Parliament House)

* Anatomy of a password disaster – Adobe’s giant-sized cryptographic blunder (2013-Nov-04) [Naked Security | Sophos]

Some reading/listening:

* Some Desperado by Joe Abercrombie originally published in Dangerous Women (2013-Nov-04) [Tor]

Something from Bandcamp:


Rakuen Official Soundtrack by Laura Shigihara

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