Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Link roundup

1. Genocide wiped out a Native American group in the 800's.

2. For an event announcing Netflix's new service in Canada, Netflix hired actors to pretend to be members of the public and tell reporters how excited they were. "[E]xtras were asked to spill into the street and encouraged to 'play types, for example, mothers, film buffs, tech geeks, couch potatoes etc.'" Via.

3. Was the highly sophisticated cyber worm Stuxnet created to destroy Iran's nuclear plant? And was it already released? Via.

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