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Submission + - Secret Chat between Julian Assange and Eric Schmidt published by Wikileaks (

milkasing writes: Via The verge (

Google chairman Eric Schmidt and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange secretly met in 2011 and held a lengthy interview, according to a transcript published on the whistleblowing site. The leak is surprisingly timely — Schmidt was apparently conducting research with Jared Cohen for the pair's book The New Digital Age, which is set to be released on Tuesday. Assange was under house arrest in England at the time the five-hour conversation took place. The conversation is a fascinating look into the minds of the two men, both of whom have had immeasurable impact on issues surrounding technology over recent years.

Submission + - Engineer proposes to cheerleader via groupon (

milkasing writes: In a first of its kind on Groupon, Greg H, a self described "Cold logical Engineer", proposed to Dana, a NFL cheerleader . She accepted. It must have been either the proposal's inclusion of hard to resist allurement of a lifetime of IT support, or just that women love discounts and the proposal had a cost to buy of $1, advertised as a $999998 discount.

Stellar rays prove fibbing never pays. Embezzlement is another matter.