The Distribution of US Wealth, Capital Income and Returns since 1913 | Saez, Zucman

Emmanuel Saez (UC Berkeley), Gabriel Zucman (LSE and UC Berkeley); The Distribution of US Wealth, Capital Income and Returns since 1913; 2014-03; 62 pages.

The Ethicist’s and the Lawyer’s New Clothes: The Law and Ethics of Smart Clothes | Glenn Cohen

I. Glenn Cohen; The Ethicist’s and the Lawyer’s New Clothes: The Law and Ethics of Smart Clothes; At Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University; 2014-02-11; 1:20:19.

Demystifying Secret, A Peek into the Fox Hole | David Byttow

David Byttow (Secret); Demystifying Secret, A Peek into the Fox Hole; In The Medium; 2014-02-14.
David Byttow is co-founder of Secret; ex-Google, ex-Square, ex-Medium.

Mentioned

(outline)

  • Storage
  • Contacts
    • Hash of values
    • Shared salt
    • Local hash in the client
  • Secrets
    • Secrets stored separately from user data (PII)
      • Users
      • Posts
      • ACLs
    • Secrets imply bounded-use tokens
    • Secrets have ACLs indexed by token to guard resources
  • Identity
    • God access is limited
    • Two-man rule
    • Two-factor auth
    • Time-bounded access
    • Similar, but different: Cloudflare’s Red October
  • Delivery
    • What happens
    • What doesn’t happen
    • Timing

Vance Packard on ‘The Ultra Rich – How Much is Too Much’ interviewed by Harold Channer in 1989

Vance Packard on ‘The Ultra Rich – How Much is Too Much’ interviewed by Harold Channer in 1989; Harold Channer; On YouTube; 2007-01-30.

Amusingly

  • Cites Ravi Batra (The Great Depression of 1990)
  • Cites millionaires who have one or two hundred million dollars [as bad].