The schedule for the Chaos Communication Congress has been released. 23c3 Fahrplan Looks like it's going to be just as intense as last year. Topics include firmware reverse engineering, RFID jamming, botnet detection, biometrics, side channel fingerprinting, VoIP, encrypted filesystems and electronic voting systems. Everything a young man needs to know in order to survive and thrive in these interesting times.
Heard an amazing group on a Giant Robot podcast called "Dengue Fever". They are a group from LA who play psychedelic Cambodian rock. The lead singer, Chhom Nimol, has a great voice. All the songs are in the Khmer language so I have no idea what the songs are about but it doesn't matter. On the strength of the fragment of "Hold My Hips" included in the podcast, I've ordered one of their albums from Amazon. One of the best groups I've heard for years. Sadly they have a crappy website made in Flash. Degue Fever Music