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Russell Berman / The Atlantic:
Both major US political parties will use a new vote-tallying app made by Microsoft and Interknowlogy at Iowa caucuses this year   —  The Iowa Caucus Gets an Upgrade  —  Caucus Night 2012 was not exactly a banner evening for the Republican Party of Iowa.  —  Reporting problems plagued …
Jan 4, 2016, 6:40 AMIn context
Kaveh Waddell / The Atlantic:
UC Davis CS professor says it's cryptographers' moral duty to take on the surveillance state, like scientists in the 1950s confronting the threat of nuclear war   —  The Moral Failure of Computer Scientists … Computer scientists and cryptographers occupy some of the ivory tower's highest floors.
Dec 13, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Joe Marshall / The Atlantic:
Hollywood movies and TV shows are increasingly portraying realistic aspects of hacking and programming culture   —  Pop Culture Is Finally Getting Hacking Right … The idea of a drill-wielding hacker who runs a deep-web empire selling drugs to teens seems like a fantasy embodying the worst of digital technology.
Dec 7, 2015, 4:30 AMIn context
Adrienne Lafrance / The Atlantic:
Inside efforts to resurrect a Pulitzer-nominated 34-part story eight years after it disappeared from the web   —  Raiders of the Lost Web  —  The web, as it appears at any one moment, is a phantasmagoria.  It's not a place in any reliable sense of the word.  It is not a repository.  It is not a library.
Oct 18, 2015, 2:00 AMIn context
Joe Pinsker / The Atlantic:
Wikipedia's dwindling ranks of volunteer editors struggle to stop editors paid by PR firms   —  The Covert World of People Trying to Edit Wikipedia—for Pay  —  On January 11, 2013, James Heilman, an emergency-room physician and one of Wikipedia's most prolific medical editors …
Aug 17, 2015, 12:00 AMIn context
Josephine Wolff / The Atlantic:
How the Secret Service Internet Threat Desk deals with online threats to President Obama   —  How the Secret Service Protects Obama on the Internet  —  When President Obama launched his Twitter account in May, people noticed his rapid accumulation of followers, a silly back-and-forth with President Clinton …
Jul 27, 2015, 8:20 AMIn context
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic:
How Marketplace Lite, a coders-for-hire team, salvaged healthcare.gov after the “tech surge”   —  The Secret Startup That Saved the Worst Website in America  —  Loren Yu was on a weekend trip in Los Angeles when he received an urgent email from a friend.  The friend, Kalvin Wang, had a proposition.
Jul 11, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Ethan Zuckerman / The Atlantic:
As commonplace objects like toys become cloud-connected recording devices, policymakers should confront the implications   —  Beware the Listening Machines  —  One of my great pleasures in life is attending conferences on fields I'm intrigued by, but know nothing about.
Jun 22, 2015, 3:45 AMIn context
Peter Wayner / The Atlantic:
Amazon to pay authors of self-published Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners' Lending Library e-books based on pages read, not downloads, from July 1st   —  What If Authors Were Paid Every Time Someone Turned a Page?  —  When I recently learned of Amazon's new plan to pay some authors …
Jun 21, 2015, 2:25 PMIn context
Ava Kofman / The Atlantic:
Augmented Reality may find more applications than Virtual Reality because of its real-world aspect, but must first surmount numerous technical challenges   —  Oculus Rift, Magic Leap, and the Future of Reality-Skewing Wearables  —  After coordinating scientific research …
Jun 14, 2015, 5:15 PMIn context

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