Vulnerabillity in World Airline Network

This week Trivik Verma from ETH Zurich and a few colleges published a study of the vulnerability of the world airlines network, and the conclusion they got is unexpected: the core of the network is really robust, but the periphery of the network is formed by a network of airports connected …

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Trivia Links – Oct 15

Oracle v. Google – some more developments Skype is now officially part of Microsoft – and they did stop distributing Google toolbar with skype. Samsung lawyers can’t tell Galaxy Tab and iPad apart German Satelite can fall sometime next week – link in brazilian portuguese. Google keeps making money, G+ keeps …

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Links Worth a minute – Oct 15

Siri – the voice controlled control center from iPhone 4S – with iPhone 4S, Apple launched Siri, an application that works mostly like a personal assistant. It is able to schedule appointments, make calls, write emails and SMSs, find places and give you directions. And the amazing thing is that it is controlled by …

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Trivia Links – 14 Oct

Some quick trivia that are mostly uninteresting, unless you are really into the subject or with nothing else to do: Piranhas can talk – or at least they make some sounds. the sordid history and evolution of handcuff design Another process against Facebook – for tracking users even after they logged out. …

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