Security Notes

Troy Hunt has an outstanding new site:  Have I Been Pwned?  He currently has e-mail sets from 7 data breaches as well as an API to allow people to write apps against his site.  I salute you. How do you improve security in the enterprise? Dejan Sarka has an interesting series on fraud detection using…

Shin-Soo Choo — multi-millionaire

Oh, Choo, I remember when you were an Indian. Rob Neyer has a great article about how that came to be (how do you like Ben Broussard and Eduardo Perez now, Seattle?) Well, now he's a Texas Ranger for an obscene amount of money. Shin-Soo Choo is a really, really good outfielder. He's got a…

Pro wrestling as character driven entertainment

"Ultimate Robot Fighting is fixed?! I thought it was real -- like pro wrestling -- but I guess it's just fake -- like pro boxing." -- Philip J. Fry Kevin asked about this in the comments yesterday; I'm going to try to make a fuller explanation here of what I mean, in a way that…