- In “Play Break,” Hilzoy writes:
Here’s what it’s about: as most parents know, little boys tend to be more interested in toys like trucks, and little girls in toys like dolls. (I was an exception: someone gave me a doll once, and I dissected it.) There is no obvious way to decide whether this is innate or a cultural artifact by watching human children. So why not see whether the same gendered toy preferences exist in, oh, vervet monkeys?
Guess what? They do.
- The Matasano folks have five good posts up. Five! Today! Each worth reading! (“Why I Love Vulnerability Analysis In 2005,” “Mark his words,” “Mark my words,” “Pro-Forma ’05-’06 Punditry Results” and “OpenSSH Developer Interview.”)
Have they no respect for our time?
- Dan Solove is rounding up the wiretapping news.
(Tony the vervet monkey photo by One more shot Rog. No word on if a carton is a masculine toy or a feminine toy.)