Friday, 25 October 2013

News from Around the World (25/10)

Unconventional Reasons Why You Should Read - Here are seven good reasons why you should be reading.

Photographing the Amish - Nevala’s job ultimately became easier when the children on the farm started to take an interest in him. The restrictions on children being photographed, Nevala found, were looser, so he felt free to snap away as they played in their tree house and raced on wagons.

Apple’s New-found Fondness for ‘Free’? -Aside from the potential backlash, having set a precedent, I think Apple is playing a clever game. Sacrifice two sources of revenue in order to boost the appeal of the hardware and the ecosystem.

15 Awesome MS-DOS Viruses in Action - They're pretty old, but reminds you that you really need to secure your system if you're using a Windows OS.

How Mac Pros Are Made - While folks always love taking a look at teardowns of Apple products, sometimes it's just as nice, if not more interesting, to take a look at how those products are put together in the first place.