On a typical day, I scan over a thousand post and article titles. I read the ones that look interesting and file them. I use a few for the blog but I can’t put them all up so I have accumulated a large number of interesting links in my files. They are worth reading and I am going to list some of them for your end-of-summer enjoyment. They are some months old but still valid. Here is the first batch:
- The OS Doesn’t Matter
Jean-Louis Gassée explains why the computer operating system (OS) no longer matters and why Unix is really the only OS anyway.
- The rise of page view journalism…
At ZDNet, Tom Foremski wrote, “Some online journalists say they have to reject some stories because they are under pressure to write popular stories…”
- Online, How Much Security Is Too Much?
New York Times columnist David Pogue wonders, “How much risk is acceptable to maintain efficiency and productivity?”
- Don’t click that link, but if you do…
Computerworld security columnist Michael Horowitz gives some things to do if you unwittingly click one of those malware links that are everywhere..
- How to Really Browse Without Leaving a Trace
If you are determined to be anonymous on the Internet, Lifehacker tells you how.