Stuxnet in Iran

According to a BBC report, the Stuxnet worm is now in Iran. The report says that the worm has infected the personal computers of staff at Bushehr, Irans first nuclear power station, which is due to go on line in a few weeks, but the operating system has not been harmed, project manager Mahmoud Jafari…

Visualisation

A brilliant periodic table of visualisation methods. This is an interesting taxonomy of visualisation methods, but most interesting because it practises what it preaches: a good visual metaphor to structure a lot of data, plus clever use of HTML and JS to pack an enormous amount of information into one page. It is based on…

Dark Patterns

Excellent web site that shows Dark Patterns used by some legitimate sites to trick users. Examples include misleading buttons that do more than you expect, opt-outs that are almost impossible to see, and added charges that sneak by without you having much chance to notice them. These are not strictly speaking viruses but ” ……