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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (2/20/13)

02.20.2013
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Our Best Weapon Against CISPA And Gov't Control 
Now that CISPA is back on the table in the US Congress, Patrick Lambert believes it's not going to cut it if we fight the bills.  We need to fight back with programming and a ton of encryption.

“Twitter’s really pushing the women in engineering thing, huh? Is that why you got the interview?”  
And now for our sexism in engineering post of the week…

The Human Class 
An interesting, philosophical essay about how our lives are like code.

NEWS


After Tracking Them for 6 Years, Security Firm Exposes Chinese Cyber Espionage Group Responsible for Recent Attacks  
Watch this sweet video and read the article about how the Chinese hacker group responsible for over 100 attacks on major corporations and governments works.



Amazon Releases OpsWork: Blogger Broke it Already
Honorable MVB Tom O'Connor immediately got a chance to tinker with Amazon Web Services' new OpsWork, which is supposed to replace Chef and Puppet in handling EC2.  Turns out it might have a long way to go.

HUMOR


Someone Made a 24hr Loop of the Star Trek TNG Engine Noise 
You know you're a nerd who wants to live on a space ship when you start listening to this at work.  


You're also a huge nerd if you make a life-size Enterprise on MineCraft...