Evan Engel

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Evan Engel

9 days ago

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

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Evan Engel

10 days ago

2 years ago, Facebook made an awkward, noncommittal attempt at journalism. It fucked its journalists over, and the world has suffered ever since.

Inside the Two Years That Shook Facebook—and the World

wired.com

Evan Engel

12 days ago

Science’s pirate queen

theverge.com

Evan Engel

15 days ago

The House That Spied on Me

gizmodo.com

Evan Engel

17 days ago

The punk rock internet – how DIY ​​rebels ​are working to ​replace the tech giants

theguardian.com

Evan Engel

21 days ago

Picture the greatest chess player in history, retrained using the knowledge of the day-to-day experience and reactions of billions of people into the world’s most effective and least ethical behavioral therapist, fed in real time every scrap of information available about you, constantly interacting with each digital device, service, and information source you are in direct or indirectly contact with, capable of choosing what it’s suggested to you to see and do — even of making up whatever text, audio and video it thinks it’ll work best — and dedicated exclusively to shaping your emotions and understanding of the world, with no regard at all for your well-being, according to the preferences of whoever or whatever is paying it the most at the moment or is best exploiting its own technological vulnerabilities.

Deep(ly) Unsettling: The ubiquitous, unspoken business model of AI-induced mental illness

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Evan Engel

21 days ago

'The Military Has Seen the Writing on the Wall'

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Evan Engel

23 days ago

The privacy of data cannot be managed person-by-person through a system of individualized informed consent.

The Latest Data Privacy Debacle

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Evan Engel

30 days ago

Hacking nuclear systems is the ultimate cyber threat. Are we prepared?

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Evan Engel

30 days ago

The big truth — that American society is in dire need of reform and Russia is not to blame for that — can never be dislodged by the little truths.

Does This Man Know More Than Robert Mueller?

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Evan Engel

35 days ago

For every person who tells you how much better things are getting

A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America

theguardian.com

Evan Engel

36 days ago

Rather than being regarded as capital, data should be treated as labour—and, more specifically, regarded as the property of those who generate such information, unless they agree to provide it to firms in exchange for payment.

Should internet firms pay for the data users currently give away?

economist.com

Evan Engel

37 days ago

Estonia, the Digital Republic

newyorker.com

Evan Engel

61 days ago

Kansas tax ‘experiment’ offers lessons to the nation, analysts say

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Evan Engel

68 days ago

Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program

nytimes.com

Evan Engel

73 days ago

What Happens If China Makes First Contact?

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Evan Engel

73 days ago

Research from October looked at emails from newsletter and mailing list services from the 14,000 most popular websites on the web, and found that 85 percent contained trackers—and 30 percent leak your email addresses to outside corporations, without your consent

How Email Open Tracking Quietly Took Over the Web

wired.com

Evan Engel

74 days ago

What Happens When the Government Uses Facebook as a Weapon?

bloomberg.com

Evan Engel

78 days ago

The death of the internet

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Evan Engel

82 days ago

“It’s a refugee crisis right here in the States, right here under our noses.”

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Evan Engel

82 days ago

DRM's Dead Canary: How We Just Lost the Web, What We Learned from It, and What We Need to Do Next

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Evan Engel

82 days ago

Why the Scariest Nuclear Threat May Be Coming from Inside the White House

vanityfair.com

Evan Engel

82 days ago

The Prosecution of Inauguration-Day Protesters Is a Threat to Dissent

thenation.com

Evan Engel

86 days ago

The five extra words that can fix the Second Amendment

washingtonpost.com

Evan Engel

87 days ago

What Makes Call-Out Culture So Toxic

filmsforaction.org

Evan Engel

87 days ago

How the Garbage Plate Became a Western New York Icon

eater.com

Evan Engel

88 days ago

The Nationalist's Delusion

theatlantic.com

Evan Engel

89 days ago

In March 2015, records show, more than 153 million trips were recorded, making it one of the busiest months on record. There were 19,000 delays attributed to overcrowding.

Last March, two million fewer rides were recorded, but 30,000 delays were said to be caused by overcrowding.

How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways

nytimes.com

Evan Engel

95 days ago

For almost 200 Inauguration Day protesters, legal battle is only beginning

usatoday.com

Evan Engel

111 days ago

America is facing an epistemic crisis

vox.com

Evan Engel

114 days ago

After 91 Years, New York Will Let Its People Boogie

nytimes.com

Evan Engel

122 days ago

The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare

fastcompany.com

Evan Engel

128 days ago

Facebook and Google Helped Anti-Refugee Campaign in Swing States

bloomberg.com

Evan Engel

129 days ago

The Danger of President Pence

newyorker.com

Evan Engel

130 days ago

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Evan Engel

133 days ago

First Evidence That Online Dating Is Changing the Nature of Society

technologyreview.com

Evan Engel

140 days ago

For second time in two years, the same message from his fiancee: 'Active shooter.' And so began a night of hell in Vegas

latimes.com

Evan Engel

143 days ago

Don’t call it the Deep State: CIA archive reveals existence of secret network of ex-spies

muckrock.com

Evan Engel

143 days ago

This Is What It Looks Like When the President Asks People to Snitch on Their Neighbors

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Evan Engel

149 days ago

Mark Zuckerberg Can’t Stop You From Reading This Because The Algorithms Have Already Won

buzzfeed.com

Evan Engel

156 days ago

Price’s private-jet travel breaks precedent

politico.com

Evan Engel

161 days ago

Much ado about antifa

theoutline.com

Evan Engel

172 days ago

To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now

nytimes.com

Evan Engel

175 days ago

The truth is that most pundits (on the right and supposed left) are happy to fall for these "vicious antifa" stories because these pundits are more concerned with order than justice.

Why the Media Refuses to Understand Antifa

psmag.com

Evan Engel

175 days ago

Watching Houston

Get Ready for the First Shocks of Trump’s Disaster Capitalism

theintercept.com

Evan Engel

192 days ago

Julian Assange, a Man Without a Country

newyorker.com

Evan Engel

198 days ago

How Peter Thiel's Secretive Data Company Pushed Into Policing

wired.com

Evan Engel

198 days ago

DAPL fusion center reports illustrate everything wrong with fusion centers

muckrock.com

Evan Engel

199 days ago

Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

reuters.com

Evan Engel

199 days ago

Why I’m leaving 18F

medium.com

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