Posts tagged news
Posts tagged news
Whoops: The U.S. Navy accidentally sent a reporter their strategy memo for dodging his FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request. Journalists routinely use FOIA to find out information from the government, and government employees just as frequently create dodgy justifications not to grant it because of fear of exposing wrongdoing/need to save face/institutional pressures. (via Twitter / MacFarlaneNews: EPIC FAILURE- U.S. Navy …)
Meet the app that datamines anyone you meet at a party and gives an instant dossier on their interests, job life, and personal life. Creepy or awesome? I explore for @fastcompany.
Reporter Danny Gold on reporting from warzones.
Let’s talk about the new iPhone’s fingerprint scanner, biometrics, the panopticon, and Philip K. Dick. Can we? I discuss for Fast Company.
Police allegedly visit Long Island family for Googling “pressure cookers” and “backpacks,” as I write for @fastcompany. It’s not an Onion article. Promise.
Check out my new interview with Vice’s Tim Pool (who previously developed the first journalism drone) for @fastcompany about how he hacked Google Glass to cover riots and demonstrations.
Julian Assange and Daniel Ellsberg held a telephone press conference this afternoon to talk about Bradley Manning’s trial. Here are the juicy parts.Just attended Julian Assange’s latest press conference for @fastcompany. Daniel Ellsberg was there as well, talking about Bradley Manning as well.
I can’t believe I’m writing these words, but Cracked.com just ran one of the best short pieces on class in America I’ve read in a long time.
James Martin at #GF2045 predicts a post-climate collapse real estate boom in these parts of the world to create fortified, well-secured cities for climate change refugees. #science #news (at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center)
I’m tracking the latest news in the #PRISM NSA surveillance scandal for @fastcompany. Really excited to be a part of this.
NYPD every-frickin-ware monitoring #mayday parade. #ows #nyc #news (at Union Square Park)
Just wrote for @fastcompany.