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Reports that the new iPod shuffle headphones include an "authentication" chip are now known to be misleading at best.

Published in Core Dump
Wednesday, 28 January 2009 03:27

The Concepts of Identity and Trust in Modern Society

Identity is such a difficult concept to grasp, particularly for our political leaders. They seek the magic device that will unambiguously distinguish "terrorist" from "tourist" or "refugee" from "freeloader."  Unfortunately, what they're seeking is some measure of trust - "knowing their identity, can I trust the motives of this person?"
Published in Home Tech



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