Friday 7 May 2010

9/11 made us safer: Bruce Schneier's sign of the Times Square

According to oft-quoted security guru and BT CTO Bruce Schneier, 9/11 actually made us safer from terrorists. Yes, really. Let's take The Long View...

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Thursday 6 May 2010

UC Davis hasn't "Gone Google"; why not?

Are organizations rejecting the Google Apps cloud service because of security and privacy concerns? Or are journalists and bloggers just looking for something to write about? You be the judge (but, yeah, I get to have opinions too). Google, email, security, and Europe: sounds like perfect fodder for The Long View...

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Wednesday 5 May 2010

I have given in to Google Chrome's charms

Resistance, as The Borg would say, is futile. Every so often, I give the latest version of Google's Chrome browser a try. Each time, I walk away frustrated, returning to Firefox and my collection of favorite extensions. But slowly, insidiously, Google has been reeling me in. Improving and tweaking its browser to the point where even I -- a hardened, grizzled, long-time Netscape user -- have to admit defeat. In my first The Long View post, I'll tell you why this is and why you should care...

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