1: Netflix is popular again – Digital Trends. Actually I do have the opportunity of subscribing to Netflix and I’m torn between yes or no. I mean the cost of subscription is low (Six pounds is a low-cost if you ask me…) but maybe I’ll give it some time. Still from what I’ve heard Netflix is a relatively good service, especially if you love films.
2: The state of the music industry – The Oatmeal. Once again a spot-on comic by the Oatmeal.
3: How to Muddy Your Tracks on the Internet – NYTimes.com, a handy guide in times where companies and governments want to track our movements and actions all over the Internet.
4: Skype won’t comment on whether it can now eavesdrop on conversations – Slate, and suddenly I’m just a bit more uncomfortable with using Skype…
5: This Cute Chat Site Could Save Your Life and Help Overthrow Your Government – Wired, related to to part 26 in the first News & Things- post (Scroll down and you’ll find it).
12: Horror Hospital: The Most Shocking Photos And Testimony From The Dawood Military Hospital Scandal – Buzzfeed Politics. Warning: Most of the images are very disturbing so look at own risk.
16: And then something from over the pond – Romney has been entertaining people for some time. Now, he’s just scaring everyone. Making idiotic, ignorant statements of the hardships of life despite living a cushy life with stock investments and funds as a “poor” student. Which has enraged voting Americans. Also having been snubbed parts of the UK Government as well as having, reportedly, showing very little promise in diplomacy – well, it’s safe to say that lasting impressions have been made and none of them are very good.
http://www.ted.com What kind of data is your cell phone company collecting? Malte Spitz wasn’t too worried when he asked his operator in Germany to share information stored about him. Multiple unanswered requests and a lawsuit later, Spitz received 35,830 lines of code — a detailed, nearly minute-by-minute account of half a year of his life.
19: Moving on to my new haunting grounds, here’s a few things about Scotland; The Scottish Wildcat which is one of the few remaining predators in Britain. Gay marriage is to be introduced in Scotland and Donald Trump destroys Scotland.
23: Bikinis That Look Like Famous Book Covers – Fashionably Geek. It sounds ridiculous but they are some very stylish swimsuits.
25: Terms of Service in New York Restaurants – NYTimes.com via Doobybrain.com – a guide to what code words restaurants and their staff use when referring to service and customers.
26: 5 Simple Things That Every Bad Cook Does Wrong – Cracked.com. Avoid this mistakes and learn from this man, after all – there is a reason as to why his so well-known as a chef.
28: Last but not least – two Assassin’s Creed news. One a breakdown of Connor’s moves and the other a tribute to Ubisoft Singapore Studio in form of two t-shirts and a interview with AC 3 Lead Game Designer.