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#mustread the xenophobic franchise Cameron has designed for the eu referendum
By Mike Small "What would the world've thought of Scotland if we'd disenfranchised English or EU migrants for #indyref?" asks the Herald's chief reporter David Leask as news breaks that more than 1...
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Losing tokens : 2 factor authentication recovery

My phone broke. I lost access to Google Authenticate and the second half of my two factor authentication. It was a great opportunity to look at how each of the main services deal with recovery. I’m always looking to increase the baseline of security in…
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The stolen phone problem can be mitigated by  A strong screen lock + configure phone to never display notifications when locked + boot-time lock + SIM card PIN number.

Most of which is just sensible practice anyway. I'm also reassured that my carrier will disconnect the SIM if the phone is reported stolen.

Having a smart watch means I don't look at my locked phone for notifications anyway, and the watch is configured to lock itself with a strong lock when I take it off.

Despite my preference for convenient SMS codes, I don't feel comfortable enough to put my authenticator secrets into my watch; mostly because the watch is designed for super-convenience and security measures should be inconvenient, in my opinion.
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Quote... "(IBM) sees a future in which fields like medical diagnosis, business analytics, and tech support are automated by question-answering software like Watson. Just as factory jobs were eliminated in the 20th century by new assembly-line robots, Brad and I were the first knowledge-industry workers put out of work by the new generation of "thinking" machines. "Quiz show contestant" may be the first job made redundant by Watson, but I'm sure it won't be the last."
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The incoming Conservative Government is to be immediately disbanded after it was discovered they're illegal under new laws forbidding ‘extremist groups’.
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Scotland, where apathy lost.
By Robin McAlpine Well that was fun (and simultaneously awful). I'm trying and failing to find the final turnout figures in Scotland. When I crashed out at half five it was looking like the turnout...
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Losing tokens : 2 factor authentication recovery

My phone broke. I lost access to Google Authenticate and the second half of my two factor authentication. It was a great opportunity to look at how each of the main services deal with recovery. I’m always looking to increase the baseline of security in…
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Some more thoughts on the node.js map-reduce mandelbrot generator I wrote. How to protect against clients who want to corrupt your data.
In any system with clients outside your direct control, you will be subject to Rule 1 of network security : Don't trust the client. For the Mandelbrot Set, the worst that can happen to the result i...
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Mobile operators to ban ads, except for Twitter and Facebook? It's this the European version of net neutrality?
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Advertising may be blocked on mobile devices

Just found this article that's sharing news about mobile services may be planning to block advertising on their networks. What do you think?

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Several mobile operators plan to block advertising on their networks, setting the stage for a battle with likes of Google and Yahoo, the FT reports.
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Introducing Alive | Shotgun Debugging https://joshvarty.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/introducing-alive/
tl;dr: We built this: Write code. Compile. Run. To most of us, this is what programming "is". But when we really stop to think about it, this is a pretty bizarre way to create. We've divided up pro...
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Scotland leads way in protections it offers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.
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