Yesterday the famous Paypal 14 hacktivists were sentenced: all their felony charges were dropped, leaving them with misdemeanors and a bill for restitution. The Cryptosphere correspondent Douglas Lucas was the only journalist actually present at the sentencing. Since the conditions… Read More ›
Month: October 2014
They’re at it again. Or perhaps they never stopped. The last we heard from the Algerian hacking crew of anti-Israeli ISIS sympathizers called Team System DZ, they were exulting in very poor English about a string of over 200 defaces. The attacks… Read More ›
Yes, two panderdaily reblogs today. Because I don’t see this story anywhere else, do you? To what extent should people who don’t live in a country affect the outcome of elections in that country?
Tron now looks actually retro. Check out this trailer and see what digital artists can do in the scope of cyborglandia. My first interview as a journalist was with John Lassetter of Pixar and he told me, “Right now we’re… Read More ›
This is what you call “a learning experience.” Despite Prime Minister Harper predictably using the shooting of Corporal Nathan Cirillo on Parliament Hill to rush through legal approval for spy powers he’s been asking for for years, Canadians themselves reject the notion… Read More ›
Originally posted on Brown Paper:
Hercule Poirot is back, mes amis! As you probably know, crime novelist Sophie Hannah received permission from the Christie Estate to resurrect Poirot for a new 1929 adventure in The Monogram Murders (William Morrow, Sept.…
Americans are scared of 5 year olds.
Happy hump day, kittens! Grab yourself some warming caffeine and settle in for your morning homework. Hey, what are commutes for, amirite? That’s right: they are a carefully socially engineered phenomenon designed specifically to give North America and Europe enough… Read More ›
This media scandale du jour says a lot about an organization that could well be the premiere media outlet of our age, if it ever matures.
Today we’re pleased to welcome seasoned political journalist and editor Ian King to the Cryptosphere. His debut is this portrait of quiet Canadian hero Kevin Vickers, who took down Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the would-be jihadi and crack addict who’d invaded Parliament… Read More ›
I shall never be silent. Because that’s lousy for hits. Welcome to Tuesday, kittens. In glamourous Scamcouver it’s a moist, drizzly morning illuminated by neon reflected in greasy puddles and tail lights receeding into the distance, desperately questing for the… Read More ›