- Why We Can and Must Focus on Preventing Alzheimer’s. By David Perlmutter in The Daily Beast. Pull-quote: “…to a very significant degree Alzheimer’s disease is preventable. Research clearly shows that up to 54% of Alzheimer’s cases in the U.S. could have been avoided if proper attention was given to various modifiable lifestyle factors, including diet and physical activity, as published in the journal The Lancet Neurology.” The key: keep blood sugar low.
- Best Standing Desks. By Mark Lukach in The Wirecutter. Good links too. You may never want to sit again.
- Linux Journal Readers Choice Awards. Cast your votes.
- LinuxCon. Coming up next month in New Orleans.
Privacy vs. Surveillance
- FPDetective: Dusting the Web for Fingerprinters
- New Snowden Leak Reports â€˜Groundbreakingâ€™ NSA Crypto-Cracking. By Kevin Poulsen in Wired.
- French judiciary opens â€œpreliminary investigationâ€ of NSA spying: Two French human rights groups filed a legal complaint last month. By Cyrus Farivar in Ars Technica.
Terms and Conditions
- Climate Name Change. A video by 350action.org. Very funny too.
- Nearly a fifth of scientists are considering abandoning the U.S. “Yep, the research funding climate is that bad.” By Lindsay Abrams in Salon.
- NASA asked, so we waved at Saturn. By James Dacey in PhysicsWorld. A world of selfies, waving into space.