Daily Archives: October 8, 2016
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.
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
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
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
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