This is a guest contribution from old Cryptosphere pal Gonzo PhD. It originally appeared on the Grey Coat Labs blog. I personally will continue to use Tor (with a VPN, can’t have salt without pepper) but your mileage may vary…. Read More ›
Month: November 2014
Reality hacking via Mary Balogh on Facebook
Happy Monday, kittens! Have you enjoyed your weekend of responsibility-free carousing or blissful inertia, according to your preference? Did you remember to get offline? Excellent! Then you’ll need to do some catching up. Here’s where you start. Michael Brown shooter… Read More ›
Film Friday: George Orwell’s 1984 (the 1956 version) paired with the Cocaine and Cigarettes Cocktail
For those of you who’ve always wondered where those memes come from on your most radical friend’s Facebook posts, or why that old Apple commercial is Such A Big Deal: well, half of the memes are from Animal Farm and… Read More ›
He says, “I don’t think we can necessarily say it’s the Chinese government. It could very well be an individual, or someone trying to make the Chinese government look bad.” But it’s the Chinese government.
WTF is “OpSoaringEagle” other than one butthurt guy pretending to be an army?
Happy Friday, kittens! Today’s news roundup is dedicated to the principle that using the ubiquitous orange cone simply as a traffic divider is a staggering and shameful waste of potential. The hacker principle can as easily be applied to lifeless… Read More ›
Very interesting to note the changes in one month. How do they impact regular visitors and those who merely see images of Parliament Hill? If our fundamental relationship to the site is ever at risk from security measures, I’d argue… Read More ›
Podcast on avoiding fake support scammers. Sure, they busted a $120 million ring just recently, but that just leaves a vacuum. There are others, LOTS of others, out there.
Is it just me, or is Turkey one of the most interesting countries on the planet right now? Whether it’s indulging in geopolitical gamesmanship over US intervention in Syria, playing the Kurds off against ISIS, dealing with what is beginning… Read More ›
From time to time we at the Cryptosphere feature interesting job opportunities; anything from cheffing at the CIA to “support[ing] government transparency and citizen participation in the rule-making process.” Like here. According to the Federation of American Scientists, the Director… Read More ›