Google Glass future clouded as some early believers lose faith Reuters. Lambert had this in Water Cooler but this was such good news I felt compelled to run it a second time.
Uber Executive Suggests Digging Up Dirt On Journalists BuzzFeed. Note the Financial Times made this a lead story.
Warrant issued as crowdfunded donations vanish KXAN (furzy mouse)
Baggage Blues No More: A Smart Suitcase Raises $1 Million on Indiegogo Enterpreneur. Wow, do I want my bag geolocated too? Plus notice if you lose your phone or have it stolen, you can’t get into your bag either. How swell is that?
Hong Kong Moves to Clear Out Occupy Protesters: CRT’s Live Blog – WSJ China Real Time (furzy mouse)
RBA says house price jumps good for economy Sydney Morning Herald. EM: “Some central-banker delusions simply refuse to die.”
The Japanese GDP Release: The Bad and the Not so Bad Menzie Chinn, Econbrowser
Japan’s Abe Announces Election Wall Street Journal
Russia’s Weak Ruble Puts China’s Moscow Development Projects On Hold | Moscow Times (furzy mouse)
This “Putin Isolated” Nonsense Is Dangerous Moon of Alabama
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
AT&T drops ‘super cookies’ from cellphone data Associated Press (furzy mouse). But not Verizon.
Keeping Secrets Henry Corrigan-Gibbs (Bruce Schneier)
The Persecution of Julian Assange Counterpunch
State Department Email System Hacked: Reports Business Insider
Dear SRA: will you be ready if a large law firm fails? FT Alphaville
Standard Chartered Is Outraged That It Is Treated Like A Criminal For Its Criminal Acts Bill Black, New Economic Perspectives
Warren Buffett Is Dumping Stocks out the Backdoor Wolf Richter
GRANTHAM: The Stock Market Will Run Deep Into A Bubble Before It Crashes Business Insider (David L)
Deep Recessions Leave Permanent Scars, Fed Research Finds WSJ Economics
Antidote du jour (Kevin H):
And a bonus! Hat tip Scott via Paul B. This ram is my kind of critter. See how he tries to look oblivious when he gets whacked by the heavy bag.