What am I reading today? 4 Jan 2016

Shelves of books in Stockholm library
What am I reading today?

Law 

Letters of the Law: Michael Geist's Annual A to Z Review of the Year in Tech Law & Policy
Technology
Yes, blockchains are geeky--but they are also the new website. Here's why
Technology could be cutting into your productivity in 3 ways. Here is how to change that
Common payment processing protocols found to be full of flaws
Expect 2016 to be a busy and inspiring year for technology executives
Patents 
Business Method Patents In Australia
Privacy
Blogging Highlights 2015: Privacy Issues - TeachPrivacy
Digital privacy about to feel real-world shock to its system