This weeks links (2014-04-07)

Knee Deep?

Knee Deep?

In brief:

* The Heartbleed Bug
The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM) and some virtual private networks (VPNs). … CVE-2014-0160

* Facebook’s new face recognition knows you from the side (2014-Apr-04) [CNN Money]

* Finn Jones from Game of Thrones says show distribution must evolve (2014-Apr-06) [SMH]
… ”The way we distribute entertainment at the moment is quite archaic,” said Jones, who is touring Australia for the Supernova Pop Culture Expo.
Foxtel has an exclusive deal with US premium cable channel HBO for season four of the series, which premieres on Monday and is based on George R.R. Martin’s seven-book fantasy series (two yet to be published), A Song of Fire and Ice. The new deal shuts out iTunes and Quickflix users, who will no longer be able to view new episodes as soon as they have aired on Foxtel’s Showcase channel. They will have to wait and buy the season in full when the finale’s credits roll. …

* International TableTop Day 2014 Live Stream


* The Week in Bike #14 – 4 April 2014

Some reading/listening:


Something from Bandcamp:

FTL: Advanced Edition Soundtrack by Ben Prunty Music

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