This is a messy collection of recommended links. Stuff I've stashed here for reference or whatnot; by no means definitive. Follow me on Twitter for many more links much more often. Last updated 2013 March 9.
- Stanford's Center for Internet and Society's Privacy Enhancing Tools (PET) wiki. An awesome list of privacy tools!
DropBox/Google Docs Project
- This project to summarize caveats/pros and cons for replacing email list attachments with Google Docs or DropBox has migrated to this piratepad.
- 3 March 2013. Bruce Schneier piece at CNN, a good summary of where we're at.
- Truly excellent and easily digestible summary from the ACLU with great links, often to primary sources documents (for example, patent applications). Includes high-quality information about such things as cellphones as roving bugs, NSA vacuuming, TrapWire, targeting of and raids on activists, and more.
- Finfisher: NYT.
- WikiLeaks Trapwire releases from the Stratfor/Global Intelligence Files: 1, 2, 3. Some initial reports on TrapWire: Storify, RT, another RT, NYT (crap), Wired, Gawker, ACLU PrivacySOS, another ACLU PrivacySOS. Check those links for links to patent applications, Stratfor documents published by WikiLeaks, and more.
- 2006 September 14: Do external sites see MAC address of router?
Occupy Wall Street
- The main Occupy Wall Street website.
- New York City General Assembly's Occupy Wall Street website.
- 2012 August 12: Occupy Austin: The Cost of Erasing Dissent.
- 2012 October 30: re Hurricane Sandy, Mother Jones: NASA Warned New York About Hurricane Danger Six Years Ago.
- 2012 July 19: Rolling Stone: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math.
Guantánamo Bay detention camp
- 2011 December 15: essay by Mohammed el Gorani, an innocent person who was the youngest person held at Gitmo. An interrogator told him he was on an "island in the middle of the ocean. Nobody can run away from here and you’ll be here for ever."
- Binärpilot (Twitter). Great techo, free high-quality MP3s. You can tip him via Flattr. Some of my favorite tracks: 1, 2, 3, 4.
Creativity and Writing Advice
- 2012 August 14: Compilation of Clarion 2012 writing advice.
- My series of ten blog posts about my experiences at the 2008 Clarion West Writers Workshop.
- Said to be from 1991: John Cleese lecture on creativity.