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Daily Archives: November 26, 2023

How to Make Your Web Searches More Secure and Private

Wired [read free]: “…There are ways to increase your privacy on Google’s platforms, like using privacy-focused browsers, privacy-focused alternatives to Google Maps, auto-deleting your web history after a certain time period, or simply limiting the amount of data the company collects in the first place by opting out of features like web-based email and location… Continue Reading

Make your research visible and see 30% more citations

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DHS CISA and UK NCSC Release Joint Guidelines for Secure AI System Development

“Taking a significant step forward in addressing the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) today jointly released Guidelines for Secure AI System Development to help developers of any systems that use AI… Continue Reading

Use Google Lens to Determine the Value of a Vintage Item

Lifehacker: “While some people are drawn to vintage or secondhand items like furniture, household goods, and clothing because of their style or their sustainability, others purchase pre-owned merchandise because it’s what they can afford. But if you’ve ever hit up thrift stores, yard sales, or flea markets hoping to find a particular piece, you probably… Continue Reading

Bright satellites are disrupting astronomy

Via Prof. Sam Lawler @[email protected] – Nature article non paywalled. “The summary: astronomers spent a lot of time asking SpaceX and other large satellite operators to pretty please make their satellites fainter and/or use fewer satellites. And then BlueWalker 3 was launched by some tiny company and is one of the brightest things in the… Continue Reading

A Path to Transformation: Asking ‘The Woman Question’ in International Law

Elkayam-Levy, Cochav, A Path to Transformation: Asking ‘The Woman Question’ in International Law (July 12, 2021). Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 42, 2021, Available at SSRN: – “This article proposes the “woman question,” a method that reveals the implications of legal rules on women, as a potentially widely shared method in the study… Continue Reading

Times 100 Notable Books of 2023

“Each year, we pore over thousands of new books, seeking out the best novels, memoirs, biographies, poetry collections, stories and more. Here are the standouts, selected by the staff of The New York Times Book Review. The 10 Best Books from each year since 2004. In 2021, The Book Review asked readers to choose the… Continue Reading