The Moral Hazard of Big Data
February 06, 2015
We need greater accounting for algorithms that see us only as points in a vast Venn diagram.
Study: Videos of Police Violence Might Worsen People's Biases
September 26, 2014
Dash cams and iPhone cameras might not be a cure-all.
You will be happy, dammit. And Big Brother will make sure of it.
Would You Feel Differently About Snowden, Greenwald, and Assange If You Knew What They Really Thought?
January 19, 2014
Understanding the real motivations of Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, and Julian Assange.
Reviewing the president's Friday speech.
John Cusack and Maggie Gyllenhaal Get Angry in a Political Ad About NSA Surveillance
October 24, 2013
Privacy and celebrity aren't particularly well-acquainted concepts. But actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and John Cusack appear in a new PSA video calling for an end to NSA surveillance practices.
We Need an Invasive NSA
October 10, 2013
It’s the best way to stave off the oncoming onslaught of cyber-attacks.
Newly Declassified Documents Show How the Surveillance State was Born
September 28, 2013
Video Games Are Making Us Too Comfortable With the Modern Surveillance State
September 26, 2013
It's hard to remember the first time I noticed a camera filming me in public. There was no genesis point, no camera zero that commenced the age of being conscious of having an unseen audience.
A Newly Released Secret Opinion Shows Surveillance Courts Are Even Worse Than You Knew
September 25, 2013
Last week, with little fanfare, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) released a previously secret opinion upholding the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance of telephone metadata.