What I’m reading and finding for February 9th 2012 through February 12th 2012:
- Wired Opinion: The Perpetual, Invisible Window Into Your Gmail Inbox | Epicenter | Wired.com–
– Andy BaioThe other day, I tried out Unroll.me, a clever new service that reads your inbox to let you unsubscribe from mailing lists and other unwanted e-mail flotsam with a single click.
As I was about to connect my Gmail account, my finger hovered over the “Grant access” button.Wait a second. Who am I giving access to my Gmail account, anyway? There was no identifying information on their site — no company address, no team page listing the names of its team members, and broken links to their privacy… show all text
- From Twitter – Protests erupt across Europe against web piracy treaty http://t.co/7Ylm1F61
- From Twitter – Study Finds BitTorrent Does Not Hurt U.S. Box Office Numbers http://t.co/ByY5DbxY
- Wall Street Journal Columnist Jeffrey Zaslow Is Killed in Crash – WSJ.com–
Wall Street Journal Moving On columnist Jeffrey Zaslow, who wrote some of the paper’s most memorable front-page features and became a best-selling author, died in a car crash Friday.
- 24 Hours » The Kickstarter Blog — Kickstarter–
There are crazy days and then there are days like yesterday. Kickstarter has experienced some frantic hours but nothing like what happened in the 24-hour span between Wednesday at 6:54pm and Thursday at 6:44pm. Two million-dollar projects, a …
- Gumroad Gets $1.1 Million From Chris Sacca, Max Levchin And Others To Turn Any Link Into A Payment System | TechCrunch–
Gumroad, the buzzy one-man startup launched by Pinterest and Turntable app designer (and 19-year-old college dropout) Sahil Lavingia, officially launches today with over $1.1 million in seed funding from investors Accel Partners, Chris Sacca, Max Levchin, SV Angel, Josh Kopelman, Seth Goldstein, Naval Ravikrant, Collaborative Fund and Danny Rimer.
- From Twitter – Tiché PC HDD Vibration Killer http://t.co/HUTushIi