“If Pink Floyd and Yes are the poster boys of prog rock, then…

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“If Pink Floyd and Yes are the poster boys of prog rock, then Roger Dean is the artist in residence.”

 

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“Much later John Wetton (from Asia) said to me that when they delivered the album, the CEO of Geffen put his arm around him and said, ‘John, you have a logo nobody can …

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“I defined stupidity as overlooking or dismissing conspicuously crucial information.”

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Great read here. Excerpt: I identify seven factors that lead to stupidity. These seven factors are fascinating. In no particular order: one, being outside your normal environment or changing your routines. Two, being in the presence of a group. Three, being in the presence of an expert or if you, yours...

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PayPal Shuts Down Long-Time Tor Supporter With No Recourse

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Larry Brandt, a long-time supporter of internet freedom, used his nearly 20-year-old PayPal account to put his money where his mouth is. His primary use of the payment system was to fund servers to run Tor nodes, routing in...

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Robert Mueller Will Share Lessons From Special Counsel Investigation During UVA Law Course

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University of Virginia School of Law: “Robert S. Mueller III ’73 will participate in a University of Virginia School of Law course taking students inside the investigation that dominated headlines during the Trump administration. Taught by Aaron Zebley ’96 and two other former senior members o...

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Why Indian Courts Should Reject Traceability Obligations

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End-to-end encryption is under attack in India. The Indian government’s new and dangerous online intermediary rules forcing messaging applications to track—and be able to identify—the originator of any message, which is fundamentally incompatible with the privacy and security protections of strong e...
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