Head first to Bruce Schneier’s brief article, which links to and reproduces a short Kevin Kelly (from Wired magazine) article about why anonymity is bad.Ã‚Â Mr. Schneier then writes why he disagrees.Ã‚Â These men are both smarter than I am, and writing about something that matters and needs to be discussed.Ã‚Â Take 5 minutes to see what this is about.
Ever thought about what it would take to survive a 35,000 foot descent?
No, I don’t have any predictions from last year to review.Ã‚Â I’m not that organized, nor do I have the attention span to even remember what I said/did last year.Ã‚Â But Ed Felton, over on Freedom to Tinker, has his review of predictions he made last year.Ã‚Â In particular, I like this one:
(10) DRM technology will still fail to prevent widespread infringement. In a related development, pigs will still fail to fly.
I predict this every year, and itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s always right. This prediction is so obvious that itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s almost unfair to count it.
This site is a great techie site.Ã‚Â If you aren’t already visiting it, I suggest you add it to your regular site review cycle.Ã‚Â I have it in my Bloglines feeds list, and always enjoy reading updates.