Monthly Archives: September 2008

Female brains … genetic screening

A very relaxing and re-energizing weekend here in SF, with time for a bit of reading. Among today’s pleasures were these two: The Female Brain and Leadership and the Sexes. The latter was quite a disappointment, it read like a … Continue reading

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The computers may have already started taking over…

I’ve found the United Airlines bankruptcy story quite fascinating this week. As many have commented (and seem most interested in focusing on), the Internet story behind UAL’s stock dip this week has highlighted the role search engines now play in … Continue reading

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New expectations of privacy?

This article describes a whole new level of online sharing, in my opinion. Broadcasting your intimate disputes to the world and asking for advice? Someone warn the therapists, they may be out of a job! Seriously though, is this necessary? … Continue reading

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Social engineering fraud

Last night I was woken up by a 5am call from an unknown 800 #. Ignored, to be googled in the morning. The first hit that came up was describing fraud attacks on unsuspecting Bank of America customers – the … Continue reading

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Are we all journalists?

Nicolas Kristof last week penned an op-ed apologizing to Dr. Hatfill, the scientist initially presumed responsible for the anthrax attacks in 2002. Kristof describes the public hounding that media and law enforcement let loose on Hatfill during their 2002 investigation, … Continue reading

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