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Schneier versus Brin

Bruce Schneier (of Schneier on security) posted an essay on wired about what he calls: The Myth of the ‘Transparent Society’. In his essay he tries to explain why the ‘Transparent Society’, as defined by David Brin, is a failing concept: When I write and speak about privacy, I am regularly confronted with the mutual…
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Art gadgets

I found this beautiful website of the “Universit√§t der K√ľnste in Berlin”. It features some of the most interesting gadgets I have seen in years. If only they would be available. Two fine examples include: The CharmingBurka: The Charming Burka deals with Freud’s idea that all clothes can be positioned between appeal and shame. The…
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Infrared LEDs make you invisible to CCTV cameras

Oberwelt e.V., a German artists collective presents a nice device which can protect you from all the infrared security cameras installed on public roads. It sends out an invisible infrared light that will make your face show up as a white bulb. I-R.A.S.C is a device giving every citizen a reliable protection from governmental security…
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