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3 days ago

How Assad’s Enemies Gave Up on the Syrian Opposition

tcf.org

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CloudFlare, SSL and unhealthy security absolutism

troyhunt.com

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How a Journalist Uncovered the True Identity of Jihadi John

longreads.com

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Facebook’s war on free will

theguardian.com

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The Undue Influence of Surveillance Technology Companies on Policing

nyulawreview.org

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The Gerasimov Doctrine

politico.com

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The Alt-Right and Antifa Are Waging a New Kind of Internet Warfare

vice.com

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Is the World Slouching Toward a Grave Systemic Crisis?

theatlantic.com

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How economics became a religion

theguardian.com

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Venezuela, a Failing State

newyorker.com

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Beyond public key encryption

blog.cryptographyengineering.com

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The Time I Got Recruited to Collude with the Russians

lawfareblog.com

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Britain: The End of a Fantasy

nybooks.com

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The Amazing Arab Scholar Who Beat Adam Smith by Half a Millennium

evonomics.com

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How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide

newyorker.com

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I’ve Created a Monster!

slate.com

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What It's Like to Stand Alongside the Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS

broadly.vice.com

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The Bizarre Story Behind the FBI’s Fake Documentary About the Bundy Family

theintercept.com

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3 days ago

A More Practical Approach to Encrypting Data in Motion

builttoadapt.io

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The 24 Known Ingredients of the Strong Artificial Intelligence

medium.com

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I Am Not Your Muslim

npr.org

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First-ever Photos of Yemen's Jews Stunned the Jewish World

haaretz.com

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The Collapse of American Identity

nytimes.com

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How Western civilisation could collapse

bbc.com

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Love in the Time of Cryptography

wired.com

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The money machine: how a high-profile corruption investigation fell apart

theguardian.com

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3 days ago

The Agency

nytimes.com

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POPULISM AND IMMIGRATION

kenanmalik.wordpress.com

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3 days ago

The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions

technologyreview.com

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3 days ago

When you find out your friends really weren't your friends.

How Assad’s Enemies Gave Up on the Syrian Opposition

tcf.org

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216 days ago

The Anarchists vs. the Islamic State

rollingstone.com

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216 days ago

The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine

medium.com

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216 days ago

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

newyorker.com

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216 days ago

It might not need to. At some point, a better system comes along.

Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence?

scientificamerican.com

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216 days ago

Why you leave your mobile turned off until you're away from the airport. Most international airports have these.

IMSI Catch 22: Understanding the Role of Spying Equipment in the Mi Sangre Case

medium.com

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216 days ago

this may explain the day you're having. It explains mine.

Why Nothing Works Anymore

theatlantic.com

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251 days ago

Possibly the best thing I've read on Team Trump's front bench players.

Disrupting the White House: Peter Thiel’s Influence is Shaping the National Security Council

justsecurity.org

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251 days ago

I don't live line this, and past attempts to have always carried negative social and economic consequences. we reward behaviour that runs counter to our genetic history. Read and weep.

Stone age cities: what modern urbanites could learn from paleolithic humans

theguardian.com

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251 days ago

The people who will be most likely to speak against all forms of authoritarianism will be attacked by those who will endure some of it in exchange to inflict it upon others.

Palestinian writer afraid to go home amid uproar over novel

in.news.yahoo.com

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251 days ago

This is an ideal that can easily be applied to many areas in NGO project work.

Depend less on each other

m.signalvnoise.com

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256 days ago

Stefan Zweig was the hero we need in the 21st century as the fascists strike back.

When It’s Too Late to Stop Fascism, According to Stefan Zweig

newyorker.com

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261 days ago

technology is surpassing the human capacity for understanding and respecting individual freedom and personal rights. we haven't even gained widespread consensus on women's rights over their own bodies in many parts of the globe. This pushes that drive even further. our 'bodies, ourselves' in every respect.

The Cyborg Bill of Rights v1.0

boingboing.net

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273 days ago

Protest isn't enough. Support better candidates or become better candidates.

Historian Anne Applebaum on Trump

spiegel.de

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273 days ago

Sickening stuff that now has less of a chance of being stopped.

Documenting Evil: Inside Assad’s Hospitals of Horror

vanityfair.com

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280 days ago

This is actually how things work.

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries

theguardian.com

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280 days ago

The good thing about Trump's alliance with Putin is that we have new allies in opposition to both.

A Message To My Doomed Colleagues In The American Media

huffingtonpost.com

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280 days ago

Not talking about the TV show, either.

Sherlock Holmes was the original technology disrupter

qz.com

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282 days ago

Fascinating post-agency career of a one-time MI6 officer who may have "valued his anonymity," but obviously not enough, as someone who'd hired him to dig up Trump's buried poo has sold him out.

Donald Trump dossier: intelligence sources vouch for author's credibility

theguardian.com

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283 days ago

The first few graphs in reminded me how much rural England enclaves are like small coastal and central Oregon towns, around where I grew up. Great rural wildlands with semi-feral humans who repulse urbanites sometimes for their own amusement, but can take the joke a bit far. Saved for the train ride home.

A Love Letter to the Real English Countryside

vice.com

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