The Daily brief: Aug. 6, 2010 August 6, 2010 0 Comments Share tweet Ellen Huet By: Ellen Huet Prop. 8 in Senatorial, Gubernatorial Elections | “It’s a danger to both parties if you have big chunks of your own constituency that are on the other side of the issue,” said political science professor Morris Fiorina (no relation to Carly), of the Boxer-Fiorina and Whitman-Brown races, as all candidates edge around discussing the Prop. 8 ruling. Not-So-Private Mode | Computer science professor Dan Boneh finds that browser add-ons and other miscellany may negate any security that “private mode” options on browsers provide. And in the most underwhelming assertion of the study, it finds that “private browsing was most popular when people visited adult sites.” Changing Minds | Stanford researchers find that people are more likely to address prejudiced behavior in others if they perceive the others as capable of changing their opinions. Insider Peeks | Two perspectives of two Stanford institutions: SLAC and the GSB. Follow The Daily | Twitter, Facebook, daily e-mail digest. Note: it’s maintenance time for our e-mail digest. We’ll post an announcement when it’s back in action. Meanwhile, our RSS feed may be helpful: http://bit.ly/DailyRSS. Thanks for your patience. Barbara Boxer browsers carly fiorina GSB internet safety jerry brown meg whitman Morris Fiorina prejudice proposition 8 SLAC 2010-08-06 Ellen Huet August 6, 2010 0 Comments Share tweet Subscribe Click here to subscribe to our daily newsletter of top headlines.