If you are in New York City, don’t forget the meetup tonight with Lambert at the Old Town Bar, 45 East 18th (just off Union Square) from 6:00 to 8:30 PM. Meet us upstairs! It’s still gonna be sucky cold, though not as bad as Tuesday, so dress warmly! I may wind up taking my wardrobe cues tomorrow from Marge Gunderson.
Report Finds More Flaws in Digitizing Patient Files New York Times
Apple: $10bn spent on apps last year Guardian
A New ‘Mother’ to Digitally Nag You Wall Street Journal (furzy mouse)
The Next Civil Rights Issue: Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet Pacific Standard (Chuck L)
Alibaba ban a fresh hurdle for Bitcoin Financial Times
IMF to revise up global growth forecasts Telegraph
Emerging Markets See Selloff Wall Street Journal
Jakobsen on Europe, deflation and the euro TradingFloor (furzy mouse)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Clickable Consent at Risk in Internet Privacy Lawsuits Bloomberg. Best news I’ve read in a while. If these clowns are forced to destroy past data due to inadequate consent and start over, serves them right.
Carmakers keep data on drivers’ locations Detroit News
WikiLeaks’ Assange: Sysadmins of the World, Unite! Wired. Problem is TPTB are already there. Why do you think they’ve been so aggressive in going after “hackers,” including ones who weren’t, like Aaron Swartz?
We’ve Known for Some Time that the NSA Is Spying On Congress George Washington
Gates hits out at Obama foreign policy Financial Times
Navy mistakenly sends FOIA plans to reporter Politico (Carol B)
Socialized Health Care in a Red State CounterPunch (Carol B)
What happened to US life expectancy? Incidental Economist (Mark Thoma)
Alternative Lenders Peddle Pricey Loans Wall Street Journal
Your Cab Driver is Looking For A Job NBC 10 Philadelphia. Carol B: “Enterprising guy, but note that the resume has been displayed for a year and a half and still no job.”
‘Financial literacy is a human right’ Guardian. OMG, the neoliberals just keep upping the rhetoric! Markets uber alles!
The Circle of Scam American Prospect
Coastal dwellers should take their own chances John Kay, Financial Times