The easy way to keep your medical records private
Opt out of the NHS England care.data programme.
NB: If you don’t opt out, private companies will have access to your medical records, ‘anonymised’ but complete with your NHS number, date of birth, postcode, ethnicity and gender.
Emo cow #partylikeits2006 (at Harvey Nichols)
Oil can. (at Zizzi)
It’s easy to read this and find examples of Google’s “open always wins” idealism giving way to the “traditional” business logic that is so strongly argued against throughout, but my favourite part is the irony in the opening paragraph:
"At Google we believe that open systems win … Many companies will claim roughly the same thing since they know that declaring themselves to be open is both good for their brand and completely without risk. After all, in our industry there is no clear definition of what open really means."
By: Yahoo Public Policy
Today, a broad coalition of stakeholders calls for surveillance reform through “The Day We Fight Back”, and collectively voices opposition to government surveillance online without appropriate transparency and accountability.
We at Yahoo will continue to protect the…
Yes, that’s makeup.
There’s a good reason we see more paintings of faces than paintings on faces: The face is not a good canvas. That’s what makes these photos by Moscow photographer Alexander Khoklov so impressive: They collapse three dimensions into two and defy the eye to discern whether what it’s seeing is really a photo.
I saw American Hustle today, and About Time last night. Two very good, but very different movies, and interestingly (to me at least) they both used music to help illustrate the time periods in which they were set. American Hustle takes place in the late 70’s, and the soundtrack featured songs from David Bowie, Paul McCartney and Elton John. The beginning of About Time is set in the early 00’s. Depressingly, the best it had available was the Sugababes and t.A.T.u.