Weekend Reading CCIV

by uber

Not the one where Gandhi is a maniac.

How to Accidentally Stop a Global Cyber Attack

Who (apart from the authors of this malware) is to blame for this? Is it the NSA, the Equipment Makers, the NHS, or the shrink-wrap software business model?

https://www.malwaretech.com/2017/05/how-to-accidentally-stop-a-global-cyber-attacks.html


The Psychological Effects of Growing up with an Extremely Common Name

I am learning all about what types of names people have in my new home, but I think a name should ideally pass the Starbucks test.

https://qz.com/978760/popular-baby-names-the-psychology-of-growing-up-with-an-extremely-common-name/


Killer Clothing Was All the Rage In the 19th Century

Living here, there’s a real feeling that we could soon do away with the emissions that pervade us from cars. I wonder will we look back on this time as terribly polluted, and how much of our health problems are from that?

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/dress-hat-fashion-clothing-mercury-arsenic-poison-history/