The Great Geek Sexism Debate

Over the past few months, three of the most influential conventions in geekdom — Readercon (for science fiction writers), The Amazing Meeting (for skeptics), and DefCon (for hackers) — have been at the center of very public discussions about sexism and sexual harassment in their communities. After all three… » 9/08/12 1:00pm 9/08/12 1:00pm

Seven dangerous new computer hacks (and one silly one) that will change…

Last week the high tech world got just a bit more dangerous - or a bit safer, depending on your perspective. And it was all because of research presented at computer security conferences Black Hat and Defcon. Here's the lowdown. » 8/04/10 7:04pm 8/04/10 7:04pm