Monthly Archives: February 2014

If You Think You’re Anonymous Online, Think Again : All Tech Considered : NPR

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/02/24/282061990/if-you-think-youre-anonymous-online-think-again?utm_content=socialflow&utm_campaign=nprfacebook&utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook

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Can big data save the day?

“Environmental problems are tough: Causes are often complex, and solutions can be even more complicated. That could be why scientists have turned to a new strategy to improve environments—data analysis. By crunching numbers about the factors that influence ecosystems, researchers have started to hone in on fresh ways to protect the world around us.”

 

http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/the-current/footprint/Four-Ways-Big-Data-is-Helping-to-Heal-Ecosystems.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=facebookpost

The ethics of Anonymous

http://www.channel4.com/news/anonymous-ethical-hackers-or-cyber-criminals

Support for “hacktivist” group Anonymous is at an all-time high. But as Katie Razzall asks, is the group acting out of an anti-authority ethic or simply hacking for its own sake?