Monthly Archive: February 2015

The purpose of studying economics is to learn how …

The purpose of studying economics is to learn how not to be deceived by economists. British Keynesian Joan Robinson (via The Guardian: Syriza’s finance minister has a big idea – but will Germany accept it? | Linsey McGoey | Comment is free | The Guardian) (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)

The Chinese government has issued new regulations which require …

The Chinese government has issued new regulations which require all companies that sell computer equipment to Chinese banks to turn over secret source code, submit to security audits and build back doors into hardware and software, according to the New York Times. […] Russia has already embarked on a tech censorship kind of plan from 1st Jan 2015.  With China also choosing to follow Russia’s footsteps, American businesses are in for some rough weather ahead.  The problem is actually dual.  If the tech co do hand over the source code to the  Chinese, there is no guarantee that it will...