EU Opens Up Drug Data Secrets

EU Opens Up Drug Data Secrets: via the European Public Sector Information Platform and Reuters:

Europe’s medicines regulator is opening its data vaults to systematic scrutiny in a move that will let independent researchers trawl through millions of …

A Phone that Knows Where You’re Going

A Phone that Knows Where You’re Going: The potential of Big Data and why it is scary to have companies and governments collecting it…

In a study on 200 people willing to be tracked, the system was, on average, less than 20 meters off when it predict…

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Denying service to my own mail server

We had some intermittent problems recently with a mail server not being available. As it turns out, I basically was doing a “denial of service” attack on my own mail server, thanks to some caveats in how IMAP, push notifications, and my mobile email client, K9 work together. The problem One of the mail servers […]