Good morning, kittens! There’s much news to cover, so we won’t keep you with a florid and lengthy introduction. We’re still exhausted and a little verklempt after interviewing Ken Goffman yesterday.
To the links!
Our Man in Riyadh (Jacobin)
Hackers, a chimp & a con man (CNBC)
Ottawa shooting: The challenge of stopping homegrown attacks (CBC) with your pull quote of the day: “We luckily don’t live in an authoritarian regime with a government that can monitor all our actions and movements and communications. It needs to have good grounds to interfere in individual lives. So that means every now and then, somebody, somewhere, somehow may slip through the cracks.”
Buying High: How to Get Rich on Pot Stocks (MensJournal)
UK renews SIGINT push (C4ISR)
When the Internet Sleeps (SingularityHub)
Iran Is Forcing Poor Afghans to Fight and Die in Syria (WarIsBoring)
The roots of the modern personal computer (ComputerHistoryMuseum)
Here’s What the Next Brain Implant Will Be Made Of (DefenseOne)
Set Cyber Zebra: Navy Shipboard Cybersecurity (BreakingDefense)
A Note from an Intelligence Insider: Speaking Truth to Power (WarOnTheRocks)
Afghan soldiers who fled for Canada due in court (NavyTimes)
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