August 8th weekend tech and e-discovery diversions (The Black Hat Edition): “Snowden II” surfaces, there is no internet security, a new GPS is born … and much more

This weekend:

 

As I noted in last week’s “Tech Diversions”, this week I am in Las Vegas, Nevada for Black Hat (which wraps this weekend) and DEFCON (which starts this weekend). While both conferences revolve around security topics, they cater for different target audiences. Unlike the Black Hat conference, which is hosted by a large media company (UBM Tech), DEF CON is considered a classical hacker convention.

I just fired off…

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August 1st weekend tech and e-discovery diversions: Black Hat. CIA musings. al-Qaida changes its encryption. And an awesome video.

This weekend:

 

* Black Hat 2014: an overview

* Wow. Diane Feinstein was right. The CIA did hack Senate computers! But does John Brennan know too much to get fired?

* Big Data firm says it can link Snowden data to changed terrorist behavior

* New malware can live inside any USB device, undetected

* The rise of standards & certifications are the key to e-discovery partner selection (from Damian Durrant, Inventus)

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July 25th weekend tech and e-discovery diversions: Why data scientists get paid so much. Plus … you can’t handle all this “quantified self” data!!

This weekend:

Tech diversions

* Why data scientists get paid so much

* Microsoft. Jesus. It STILL doesn’t get why the iPhone succeeded

* Data obesity: the latest threat to your digital fitness. You can’t handle all this “quantified self” data!

* David Horrigan of 451 Research opines on the recent U.S. Supreme Court opinion on mobile data privacy

 

 

E-discovery diversions

 

* Another “rant” on

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July 18th weekend tech and e-discovery diversions: “Is the software renaissance ending?”

This weekend:

Tech diversions

* Is the software renaissance ending?

* How elite hackers (almost) stole the NASDAQ

* A case called Alice: software patents and the U.S. Supreme Court

* How to lie with education data

 

E-discovery diversions

 

* The link between e-discovery and information governance (from Bassam Zarkout of RSD)

* Gimme some of that ole predictive coding confusion! (from Bill Dimm of Clustify)

July 12th weekend tech and e-discovery diversions: “Facebook (mis)steps in deep data mining doo-doo”

This weekend:

Tech diversions

* Facebook (mis)steps in deep data mining doo-doo

* Apple’s soon-to-be-released iPhone 6 said to arrive with new haptic technology

* How the CIA partnered with Amazon and changed intelligence

* A digital “eye in the sky” has been used to capture 34 murderers, solve 75 murders and many other crimes

* Silicon Valley’s talent grab spawns high-school interns … and they are making a fortune

E-discovery diversions

 

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