Daily Archives: October 8, 2016

Today 2008 Lehman Bros files for bankruptcy

REMEMBER? THE AMERICAN NIGHT MARE http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7615931.stm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection after a weekend of frantic activity on Wall Street.

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This Twitter bot tricks internet trolls into arguing with it for hours

This Twitter bot tricks internet trolls into arguing with it for hours http://www.dailydot.com/unclick/arguebot-twitter-bot-bait-jerks/ Sarah Nyberg has done just that with Arguetron, an automated Twitter account that baits angry Twitter eggs—the kind who use the word “cuck” and believe “white genocide” … Continue reading

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Big Brother Awards Belgium: Facebook is the privacy villain of the year.

https://edri.org/bba-belgium-2016/ We nominated Facebook for the award because their default settings are noxious for privacy. To understand what privacy you are giving away when you use Facebook… well, that is impossible. Data algorithms that can make new assumptions about users … Continue reading

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Building Human Towers in Spain

Every year in Spain, a Catalan tradition of building Castells—human towers reaching up to 10 stories—takes place. Teams called colles compete to build the tallest and most complex tower made only of human beings standing atop one another. Teams are … Continue reading

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[ECP] Educational CyberPlayGround: NetHappenings Newsletter – Siren Servers

CIA ‘Siren Servers’ can predict social uprisings 3-5 days in advance CIA ‘Siren Servers’ can predict social uprisings 3-5 days in advance By TIM HINCHLIFFE Oct 7 2016 http://sociable.co/technology/cia-siren-servers-social-uprisings/ The CIA claims to be able to predict social unrest days … Continue reading

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