Today our Featured Image is a metaphor for the indomitable human spirit, or maybe just a tribute to your liver’s ability to come back every Monday, despite what you spent all weekend doing to the poor damn thing. Now that… Read More ›
Month: February 2015
Film Friday: We Are Legion, the Story of the Hacktivists
Let’s go back in time, kittens: back all the way to 2008, before most of the world had ever heard of Anonymous. And then, let’s look at some of the the busiest, messiest years in American history and watch as Anonymous… Read More ›
Old Article Written By Raif Badawi
Originally posted on Raif Badawi's Blog:
Coinciding with the painful terrorist September eleventh events, which killed more than three thousand innocent people, the Muslims in that stricken city are demanding to build an Islamic center containing a mosque and…
Numbers: The Fiction of a Lock
“Open, locks, Whoever knocks!” – Wm. Shakespeare The day a man first locked his door, His neighbor learned to lift the latch. He bent a branch and stripped a switch And softly crossed the empty floor. The rich throw bolts… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Feb 20
We made it! We crawled, dragged, rolled, staggered, or jogged to the end of the work week. Cast off the suit jackets and uncomfortable shoes, and don the floppy slippers and Thuggies that say a) this is the weekend and… Read More ›
What’s Persona Management?
Or, sock puppetry for fun and profit.
A massive database now translates news in 65 languages in real time
Originally posted on Gigaom:
I have written quite a bit about GDELT (the Global Database of Events, Languages and Tone) over the past year, because I think it’s a great example of the type of ambitious project only made possible by the…
Alleged B.C. terrorist says attack necessary
“BC” and “Terrorist” are words you don’t see together very often. Here’s one in his own words.
Understanding the AUMF and the 9/11 Attitude by AnonyÓðinn
This is another in AnonyÓðinn‘s ongoing series of essays examining the political and economic underpinnings of our current, and somewhat fraught, situation. Socioeconomic assumptions that lay unexamined for the past forty or fifty years must now be reviewed, tested against current… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Feb 18
Welcome to Wednesday, kittens! The Jan Brady of weekdays, Wednesday brings the short bus sites catching up on the stories that broke over the weekend, plus more, worse details of pre-existing stories. We’ll try to dig around and find a… Read More ›
The Theory Of Intersectionality Can Make Cybersecurity Collaboration Real
Which is not necessarily a good thing, people.
#Bitcoin and Book Chat with #Anonymous Publications
The Parade with the Drums is an unlikely literary document; it’s the first children’s book published by the faceless hacktivist collective Anonymous. Why? Who? How? and Is It Any Good? All these questions and more occurred to us, so we… Read More ›
Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for Feb 17
Happy Tuesday, kittens! It’s a happy day indeed in which I’m reunited with my computer and able to get back online. Now let’s catch up on all the news we missed since Friday; it’s been a busy, busy weekend in… Read More ›
Film Friday: Timestalks presents David Carr, Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Edward Snowden
Revered New York Times columnist and media critic David Carr collaped in the newsroom yesterday and died at the age of 58. Shortly before he died, he moderated this outstanding TimesTalks panel centering on the documentary CitizenFour, featuring Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, and… Read More ›
Tweet o’ the Day: Davos State of Mind
This tweet by Felix Salmon is a few weeks old, but its message is eternal, summing up the wisdom of the kind of jesters the 1% are letting into their courts nowadays. Tom Friedman, in #Davos, proves once again he… Read More ›