A bunch of links trawled from Mefi, Twitter and elsewhere.

How We Were All Misled: John Lanchester on Michael Lewis on our current economic malaise.

Internet Access Is Not a Human Right by Internet pioneer Vint Cerf. (I really should post my old masters dissertation on human rights so I can link to it, or to bits of it.)

My Guantánamo Nightmare. Yep.

Lockdown: The coming war on general-purpose computing. Cory Doctorow on every IT policy geek’s nightmare.

Fotoshop by Adobé. Nicely done.

Clipart Album Covers. Nicely underdone.

Amazon’s $23,698,655.93 book about flies: a phenomenon many of us will have noticed. The comments reveal more on mega-listers and their dubious ways.

Disqus claims that pseudonymous commenters are the most valuable. Pseudonymous commenters of Metafilter critique the methodology.

You Are Not Your Name and Photo: A Call to Re-Imagine Identity: lots to identify with here.

12 January 2012 · Weblog