The Dept. of Homeland Security Infrastructure Report is collected each business day as a summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues, And, surprisingly, it is a good read.
The importance of algorithms cannot be overstated. They are used virtually everywhere, from financial institutions to dating sites. Some algorithms shape and control our world more than others — here are ten that are the most significant.
Willie Nelson has donated a major part of his personal collection to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas in Austin.
In the Middle Ages, books were incredibly scarce, and although many wanted to share knowledge with the masses, they didn't quite trust the public. So the chained library was born, and while most of these restrained reading collections have vanished, a rare few still exist...