The Blast Shack Catching up on some of links I turned up over the break. This one pre-dates it by a few days, but I only had the time to read it once work stopped, so here it is – Bruce Sterling on Assange and wikileaks. Absolutely required reading on the subject.
Hacker Culture: A Response to Bruce Sterling on WikiLeaks | Atlantic Mobile And here's the best of the responses I've seen to Sterling. Contains talk of the forthcoming OpenLeaks projects, which I strongly encourage you to learn more about, as I think it points to where the movement toward a more transparent society might usefully go (there are links withing this article, if you are interested).
Facebook vs Twitter: By The Numbers [Infographic] Interesting breakdown of some numbers around the two. Facebook is more popular, and more frequebtky used, but Twitter's users are more engaged with the entities they follow. Which is about where my intuition was, but it's nice to see numbers.
The Perfect Vodka Martini I'm not sure the gents at Dukes (my favourite place for Martinis) would agree with everything here, but this is a man who’s clearly put time and effort into producing his version of perfection, and I can respect that. Will have to give his recipe a try myself.