19th > May > 2013 Archive

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I know identity of Bitcoin's SECRET mastermind, says Ted Nelson

Sociologist, philosopher, computer industry pioneer and inventor of the term “hypertext” Ted Nelson is claiming that he knows the identity of Bitcoin inventor “Satoshi Nakamoto”.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to run an Australian suburb

Bureau of Stats releases educational SimClone game

Australia's Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released a game, Run That Town, that borrows heavily form SimCity to give players the chance to learn about the way statistics are used to shape policy.
Simon Sharwood, 19 May 2013
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IBM gives a cloudy outlook for COBOL

IBM is giving its COBOL environment a cloudy flavour with an update to the ancient venerable and unkillable language.

Four Anons cuffed in Italy

Four individuals accused of being members of Anonymous and participating in “Operation Tango Down” have been arrested in Italy.

EMC vuln gives mere sysadmins the power of storage admins

EMC has warned a flaw in the Control Station software for its VNX and Celerra arrays could allow just about anyone logged into them to do just about anything.
Simon Sharwood, 19 May 2013