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Tuvalu

Tuvalu

Bad news for residents of Tuvalu, a small South Pacific nation with 11,500 people spread across nine atolls. Large parts of the country will disappear underwater later this week: Tuvalu…will be hit Thursday and Friday by “king tides” associated with the new moon, Hilia Vavae of the Tuvalu Meteorological Office [reports] [snip] Over the last […]

Amazon reviewer scam?

Amazon reviewer scam?

We all know by now that Amazon.com accidentally revealed the identities of anonymous reviewers on its Canadian website last week. The story is newsworthy from a technical perspective (how confident can you be that personal information remains personal), and it’s also amusing (authors were found to have reviewed of their own work). But there’s a […]