Oshrat’s presentation from the group meeting about How to Read a Paper is here.

The Washington Post published some slides about PRISM, a secret national security program in the U.S., in which NSA taps to servers of companies such as Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Skype and Apple. And what is the situation in Israel?

The PETS (Privacy Enhancing Technologies) conference program is ready. A bunch of interesting papers.

Reidentification as Basic Science: An interesting post by Arvind Narayanan regarding the family of algorithms for reidentification of people from scraps of data.

Exactly What To Say In A First Message? A beautiful analysis about flirting in dating sites by OKCupid.

Why do high-tech companies employ anthropologists? A Hebrew article in Alaxon about the growing use of Ethnography and qualitative study by technology companies.