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Star Wars The Clone Wars Full Season Part2: http://youtu.be/KWntGeHHuQQ
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Sameet Jeppu Kumar was out cycling. He tracked 14.04 km in 33m:03s.

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We Are Our Bacteria

"A recent review of 15 studies involving 163,796 births found that, compared with  babies delivered vaginally, those born by cesarean section were 26 percent more likely to be overweight and 22 percent more likely to be obese as adults."

We may think of ourselves as just human, but we’re really a mass of microorganisms housed in a human shell. Every person alive is host to about 100 trillion bacterial cells. They outnumber human cells 10 to one and account for 99.9 percent of the unique genes in the body.

#antibiotics   #microbiome   #bacteria  
A rise in diseases and other ailments is linked to the changing composition of microbes in the gut.
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Funny how I must use a google product to share an article against its business practices :-S
Google recently announced that it would start including individual users' names and photos in som...
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Is anybody secure? I have been closely following new articles on this topic and still find this information staggering. The clipper chip was a minor story considering the scale of what has been going on. I do hope this will prompt a move to open source software more than anything else. I also hope this will dampen the trust shown by customers worldwide on these Internet companies.

I had for long been a strong believer in the new technologies as I assumed they were inherently better and would improve lives. I will now never ever trust a cloud service provider with my data. Companies too must learn to never rely on others for your security and confidentiality requirements.
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An international encryption standard written by the NSA and adopted in 2006. Any guesses?

Cryptographers have long suspected that the agency planted vulnerabilities in a standard adopted in 2006 by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and later by the International Organization for Standardization, which has 163 countries as members.

Classified N.S.A. memos appear to confirm that the fatal weakness, discovered by two Microsoft cryptographers in 2007, was engineered by the agency. The N.S.A. wrote the standard and aggressively pushed it on the international group, privately calling the effort “a challenge in finesse.”

“Eventually, N.S.A. became the sole editor,” the memo says.
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Interesting. The way in which EU and US approach GM crops is so different. I think the world needs to follow the example set by EU than that of US.
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A simple article which sums it out nicely
You can't be "all things to all people," but connecting people and sharing the credit can make you look a lot better than bragging.
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Ladar Levison, the founder of Lavabit, wrote a public letter to his disappointed customers, offering an ominous warning. “Without Congressional action or a strong judicial precedent,” he wrote, “I would strongly recommend against anyone trusting their private data to a company with physical ties to the United States.”

Me too.
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I agree with this essay completely.
Even though I am "probably" not directly affected by all the spying that the US government seems to be indulging in, I understand and expect that the any government action must be transparent and accountable. The current US government which I am reading and hearing about is not a government which I would trust or believe in.
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Schneier on Security: The NSA is Breaking Most Encryption on the Internet
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