Monday, May 26, 2014

What I am reading 5/26/2014 -

Most psychopaths are logical people, he says, and understand that actions bring consequences. The threat of repercussions—say, for example, prison—might keep them from acting out.
Such disincentives do not exist in virtual worlds. Absent a sense of empathy, you’re free to rob and kill at will. What we do with this reveals something about us. Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test, says imagining ourselves doing something horrible is a way to see ourselves in a new light.

Interesting article, if a bit simplistic in my opinion.  There is a throwaway line in there that illustrates something other than the authors main point.  The absolute disdain that coastal America holds for middle America. I'll let you find it.

Bloomberg - US Companies Hacked by Chinese Didn't Tell Investors -   Lots of SEC talk about material disclosure.  The bottom line is they kept it secret so they wouldn't scare away investors.

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