Anonymity in Bitcoin — TL;DR: Bitcoin is not inherently anonymous. It may be possible to conduct transactions is such a way so as to obscure your identity, but, in many cases, users and their transactions can be identified. We have performed an analysis of anonymity in the Bitcoin system and published our results in a preprint on arXiv. (via Hacker News)
"Enchanted Objects" - Google's David Rose talks about his new book, Enchanted Objects and his vision of technology that atomizes, combining itself with the objects that make up the very fabric of daily living.