Archive for November, 2017

differential privacy

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Box 1 of the following paper has a nice definition for differential privacy in genomics sense (phenotypic differential privacy): “

F.C.C. Plans Net Neutrality Repeal in a Victory for Telecoms

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Theodore J. Forstmann – Wikipedia

Monday, November 27th, 2017


Monday, November 27th, 2017

The Man Who Knows Whether Any Startup Will Live or Die | WIRED

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Sent from my iPad

NYTimes: A Seasonal Business Means Year-Round Work, but a Smaller Profit Window

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Five Best File Encryption Tools

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

GNU Privacy Guard v VeraCrypt – use w/ dropbox ? ease of install ?

“VeraCrypt (Windows/OS X/Linux)

VeraCrypt is a fork of and a successor to TrueCrypt, which ceased development last year (more on them later.) The development team claims they’ve addressed some of the issues that were raised during TrueCrypt’s initial security audit, and like the original, it’s free, with versions available for Windows, OS X, and Linux. If you’re looking for a file encryption tool that works like and reminds you of TrueCrypt but isn’t exactly TrueCrypt, this is it. VeraCrypt supports AES (the most commonly used), TwoFish, and Serpent encryption ciphers, supports the creation of hidden, encrypted volumes within other volumes. Its code is available to review, although it’s not strictly open source (because so much of its codebase came from TrueCrypt.) The tool is also under constant development, with regular security updates and an independent audit in the planning stages (according to the developers.)”


authoera vs googledoc

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

also v

Small but distinct differences among species mark evolution of human brain | YaleNews

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

‘Junk’ Mines the Milken Era for Truths That Resonate Now – The New York Times

Sunday, November 26th, 2017