Strippers, Base Jumping, and Psychopathic CEOs

Why (Some) Psychopaths Make Great CEOs – Forbes “A really interesting question is whether psychopathy can be a positive thing. Some psychologists would say yes, that there are certain attributes like coolness under pressure, which is sort of a fundamental positive. But Robert Hare would always say no, that in … Read More

Password Cracking, Bank Robbing, and Fighting Over Dinosaur Bones

Anatomy of a Hack – Ars Technica Just how easy is it for a cracker to solve a password? Ars interviewed three crackers who demolished a list of 16,000 passwords, one with a 90% success rate. How A War Hero Became a Serial Bank Robber – Buzzfeed One combat medic … Read More

Montreal’s Counter-Strike Map

Counter-Strike players, and probably no one else, have been checking out the trailer for this new map over the past several days. [youtube width=”640″][/youtube] Recognize it? That’s Montreal’s Berri-UQAM station. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Montreal’s transit authority, the STM, is unhappy, and threatening a huge fine. Our thoughts: 1) We’d probably be a … Read More

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