Monday, April 07, 2008

Occassional Dimes

  • RFID enabled credit cards are easy to hack: I met Pablos at ETech earlier this year, he gave a fantastic talk on credit card (in)security and other topics.

  • Alternative Energy: Boom or Bust?

  • James Speth: The co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council in an hour-long interview on KQED's Forum.

  • Pico Iyer on the Dalai Lama: One of my favorite travel writers has a new book on Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, I'm really looking forward to reading it. In the meantime, enjoy this recent Fresh Air interview.

  • Weak Dollar Hurts Poor in the Philippines: Asian economies may be less dependent on the U.S., but in many countries, dollar remittances are an important source of income for the poorer segments of their populations.

  • Phillip Moffitt: Former editor/publisher of Esquire, emerges as a dharma teacher.

  • Previous Dimes can be found here.

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