Several days before the Israeli biometric ID pilot starts, a security evaluation document reveals major flaws in the way the smart IDs are created and managed. The document was created by the request of RAMOT – the Department for Law, Technology and Information in Israel’s Law Ministry, and was leaked to the media.

Phototrails is a research project that uses experimental media visualization techniques for exploring visual patterns, dynamics and structures of planetry-scale user-generated shared photos. Using a sample of 2.3 million Instagram photos from 13 cities around the world.

Interesting dynamics in the Do-Not-Track wars. Things seem to break down.

Doug Engelbart had died. Invented GUI, hypertext, mouse, Internet, CSCW. Watch the mother of all demos.