Evan Engel

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Evan Engel

15 days ago

How Hackers Hijacked a Bank’s Entire Online Operation

wired.com

Evan Engel

15 days ago

Inside the Dubious Schools Training Filipina Women for Domestic Work Overseas

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Evan Engel

15 days ago

Drinking Fanta With Islamist Militants

nytimes.com

Evan Engel

19 days ago

Surgeries cut by one-third in Gaza’s main hospital

electronicintifada.net

Evan Engel

19 days ago

How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money Into His Business

forbes.com

Evan Engel

21 days ago

Chinese Citizens Want the Government to Rank Them

foreignpolicy.com

Evan Engel

25 days ago

Why Does Mount Rushmore Exist?

nytimes.com

Evan Engel

47 days ago

Tamawuj

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Evan Engel

48 days ago

#KnopeFeminism

When your ideology fetishizes women's success as unambiguously and inherently good, it's harder to explain why a particular successful woman doesn't count.

Why Are You People Surprised That Ivanka Trump Sucks?

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Evan Engel

48 days ago

The gig economy in particular provides plenty of late-capitalist fodder, with investors showering cash on platforms to create cheap services for the rich and lazy and no-benefit jobs for the eager and poor.

Why the Phrase 'Late Capitalism' Is Suddenly Everywhere

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Evan Engel

52 days ago

This Is How the Free Press Dies

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Evan Engel

59 days ago

This Lawsuit Goes to 11

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Evan Engel

63 days ago

Beyond the Origins of Totalitarianism

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Evan Engel

63 days ago

Read this, and be sure to follow up with Malcolm Harris's article, "Where Should A Good Millennial Live?"

“We try to leverage the power we have as influencers in the social-media world to bring light to companies that are doing good in the world, that are creating products we believe in,” King explained. “We see every dollar as a vote.”

#Vanlife, the Bohemian Social-Media Movement

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Evan Engel

66 days ago

Disturbing and dangerous. The FBI is making it unsafe for me to do my job.

FBI Agents Posed As Filmmakers To Interview Armed Militia In A Dramatic Standoff

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Evan Engel

66 days ago

Love in the Time of Cryptography

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Evan Engel

66 days ago

Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria

theatlantic.com

Evan Engel

67 days ago

of course she’s the one who notices that something is amiss. It’s not because girls are smarter than boys, or more pragmatic or less brave. It’s because women know that it’s their responsibility to prevent harm from coming to them.

The Peril of Being Disbelieved: Horror and the Intuition of Women

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Evan Engel

69 days ago

Isolation may be the beginning of terror,” she wrote in her 1953 essay, “Ideology and Terror”(which she later added as the last chapter of Origins.) “It certainly is its most fertile ground; it always is its result.”

Beyond the Origins of Totalitarianism

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Evan Engel

81 days ago

"How can journalism hold the new nodes of power accountable when they are dependent on them for distribution, audience, and money?"

The Platform Press: How Silicon Valley reengineered journalism

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Evan Engel

85 days ago

"The unprompted inline modal window is the biggest setback in Web usability since the pop-up window ad."

No, I Don’t Want to Subscribe to Your Newsletter

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Evan Engel

85 days ago

R.I.P. The Virgin America Era

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Evan Engel

87 days ago

How Anarchist Bitcoin Coder Amir Taaki Wound Up Fighting ISIS in Syria

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Evan Engel

102 days ago

The United States of Forever War

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Evan Engel

103 days ago

Women and Children in Yemeni Village Recall Horror of Trump’s “Highly Successful” SEAL Raid

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Evan Engel

103 days ago

Trump Administration Is Said to Be Working to Loosen Counterterrorism Rules

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Evan Engel

120 days ago

"What would a privacy-minded conversation about privacy-breaching software look like?"

How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World

theintercept.com

Evan Engel

129 days ago

What's the connection?

"Since building end-to-end encryption into WhatsApp, we have reduced spam and malicious content by more than 75%."

Building Global Community

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Evan Engel

129 days ago

"the Pentagon released a video showing a man building bombs which it said had been discovered in the raid. Within hours it was removed from the Pentagon’s website’s after people pointed out the same video had been published online in 2007."

Nine young children killed: The full details of botched US raid in Yemen

thebureauinvestigates.com

Evan Engel

129 days ago

" Just as you can bribe an accountant to say that the books are clean, so too can you bribe a computer scientist. Moreover, you’re putting your trust in whatever filters you applied to select that computer scientist. (University or professional qualifications? A network of friends? The testimonials of satisfied customers – which is to say, the same method by which people selected Bernie Madoff as their financial advisor.)"

Blockchain enthusiasts crave a world without bankers, lawyers or fat-cat executives. There's just one problem: trust

aeon.co

Evan Engel

131 days ago

The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster

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Evan Engel

131 days ago

Spread it on Reddit

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Evan Engel

131 days ago

"We turn to nature documentaries not to understand nature, but to see our own behavior reflected back at us."

A View to a Kill

newrepublic.com

Evan Engel

131 days ago

The Case Against Contemporary Feminism

newyorker.com

Evan Engel

185 days ago

Documents suggest Palantir could help power Trump's ‘extreme vetting’ of immigrants

theverge.com

Evan Engel

187 days ago

The movie that doesn’t exist and the Redditors who think it does

newstatesman.com

Evan Engel

188 days ago

Why Are the Media Taking the CIA’s Hacking Claims at Face Value?

thenation.com

Evan Engel

190 days ago

Glad to see Lorenzo getting the credit he deserves

The Perfect Weapon: How Russian Cyberpower Invaded the U.S.

nytimes.com

Evan Engel

200 days ago

Go to The Glass Room. If Black Mirror Had a Showroom, This Would Be It

points.datasociety.net

Evan Engel

202 days ago

Data Colonialism: Critiquing Consent and Control in “Tech for Social Change”

modelviewculture.com

Evan Engel

202 days ago

this is all the more important now

Bringing an End to the Forever War

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Evan Engel

203 days ago

They anticipated the conclusion to which macroeconomists are now reluctantly coming, that an economy dominated by large corporations must eventually undergo a system-wide stagnation.

Corporations Weren’t Designed to Run on Code

startupsventurecapital.com

Evan Engel

221 days ago

I edited this video about a group of young men convicted of trying to join ISIS. The FBI used a paid informant AND an undercover agent to get their conviction, and the community feels the men were entrapped.

ISIS In America: The Terror Trial That Shook Minnesota

vocativ.com

Evan Engel

270 days ago

Self-Driving Hype Doesn’t Reflect Reality

wsj.com

Evan Engel

271 days ago

Basic Income Might Be The Answer To Society's Productivity Crisis

forbes.com

Evan Engel

315 days ago

fortune.com

Evan Engel

320 days ago

Privacy Scandal Haunts Pokemon Go’s CEO

theintercept.com

Evan Engel

320 days ago

The Internet of Dildos Is Watching You

motherboard.vice.com

Evan Engel

360 days ago

A lot of people on the internet seem to approach the problem [with the attitude of] ‘I’m just going to walk naked outside of my house and hope that nobody looks at me.’ From a security perspective, is that a good way to go about thinking? No, horrible … There are good ways to be more secure on the internet. But do most people use Tor? No. Do most people use Signal? No. Do most people use insecure things that most people can hack? Yes.

He Was a Hacker for the NSA and He Was Willing to Talk. I Was Willing to Listen.

theintercept.com

Evan Engel

360 days ago

see Graeber's Debt for more on this

Those who benefit from the death of privacy attempt to frame our subjugation in terms of freedom, just like early factory owners talked about the sanctity of contract law. They insisted that a worker should have the right to agree to anything, from sixteen-hour days to unsafe working conditions, as if factory owners and workers were on an equal footing.

Remarks at the SASE Panel On The Moral Economy of Tech

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