daily links

  • And Now There's Facial Recognition for the People in Your Pupils
    In a paper newly published in the open-source journal PLoS ONE [NB: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0083325], Jenkins, a psychologist, and his co-author, Christie Kerr, share a way to turn the eyes, the old windows into the soul, into information. Photographic portraits can lend themselves to facial recognition … not just of their subjects, but of their photographers.
  • BetterCrypto⋅org
    This project aims at creating a simple, copy & paste-able HOWTO for secure crypto settings of the most common services (webservers, mail, ssh, etc.). It is completely open sourced, every step in the creation of this guide is public, discussed on a public mailing list and any changes to the text are documented in a publicly readable version control system.