Stuff you may have missed: February 9, 2014
Bill Keller, the longtime New York Times executive editor who spent the last few years as an opinion writer for the paper, is moving on to lead a nonprofit journalism organization. Should be fun to watch, as long as he passes on criticizing cancer patients.
A suspected drunk driver in California drove the wrong way on an expressway and ended up killing at least six people. Awful. But worse when you consider that a similar crash happened in Florida, killing five.
Edward Snowden defeated the NSA’s security mechanisms using wget, which is an open-source command line program more common than QBasic.
Microsoft is so desperate to get people to upgrade from Windows XP that it’s asking people to pressure their friends.
T-Mobile does not want competitors using magenta in their marketing—and a court agrees.