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31 December 2022

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Pelé, Johnston surprised, favorite photos and KrebsOnSecurity at 13.

  • Pelé, the Story in Pictures (gift link) gives a glimpse of the greatest to ever play the game. "The origins and even the meaning of the name Pelé are lost to history," Mike Wilson writes in the introduction." But in these images, his genius as a player and his indescribable appeal are frozen forever in time."
  • It was a Surprise for Mike Johnston to find his photograph of a bar of soap on Flickr's Explore feature where it had earned 4,564 views, 80 faves, and 12 comments. "You can't really be too modest about your own work when it gets attention, because it either comes across as humble bragging or as a backhand insult to the people who are complimenting you," he writes.
  • In Your Favorite Photo of 2022, Reddit posters link to images they loved this year, including some they took themselves.
  • In Happy 13th Birthday, KrebsOnSecurity! Brian Krebs celebrates another year digging into "deep, meaty investigative stories." The piece takes a look at some of the more notable cybercrime stories of the past year. "Several strong themes emerged from 2022's crop of breaches, including the targeting or impersonating of employees to gain access to internal company tools; multiple intrusions at the same victim company; and less-than-forthcoming statements from victim firms about what actually transpired," he writes.

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