- textql — execute SQL against structured text like CSV or TSV.
- Social Network Structure of Fake Friends — author bought 4,000 Twitter followers and studied their relationships.
- Hidden Biases in Big Data — with every big data set, we need to ask which people are excluded. Which places are less visible? What happens if you live in the shadow of big data sets? (via Quinn Norton)
- CoreObject — a version-controlled object database for Objective-C that supports powerful undo, semantic merging, and real-time collaborative editing.
Is Privacy Becoming a Luxury Good? — Julia Angwin discusses how much she has spent trying to protect her privacy, and raises the question: do we want to live in a society where only the rich can buy their way out of ubiquitous surveillance?
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