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Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
An expert says Georgia's voter registration site looks poorly secured, but the secretary of state, a candidate for governor, appears to deflect blame to rivals   —  IN DECEMBER 2016, Georgia secretary of state Brian Kemp accused the Department of Homeland Security of attempting to hack his office's systems …
Nov 4, 2018, 10:40 PMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Current and former employees on Google's ongoing struggle balancing user privacy with business interests   —  OVER TWO DAYS during the summer of 2009, experts from inside and outside Google met to forge a roadmap for how the company would approach user privacy.
Nov 3, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / Wired:
A look at how deepfakes, with recent software advances that easily create AI-generated fake audio and video, could be misused to undermine elections   —  PLENTY OF PEOPLE are following the final days of the midterm election campaigns.  Yale law researcher Rebecca Crootof has a special interest—a small wager.
Nov 3, 2018, 1:35 AMIn context
Brendan Koerner / Wired:
An in-depth look at how a swatting prank led to a deadly shooting in Wichita; Tyler Barriss, the serial swatter responsible, is facing federal and state charges   —  THE TYPICAL WICHITA City Council meeting is a dull affair, dominated by bureaucrats droning on about street repairs, zoning codes, and general obligation bonds.
Oct 26, 2018, 9:35 PMIn context
Wired:
Conflicting goals, mutual suspicion, and a view that AI and other advanced tech are a winner-take-all game are pushing the tech sectors of US and China apart   —  IN THE SPRING of 2016, an artificial intelligence system called AlphaGo defeated a world champion Go player in a match at the Four Seasons hotel in Seoul.
Oct 24, 2018, 6:45 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
Three recent books argue that big tech became powerful not because of “software disruption” but by ducking regulation, squeezing workers, strangling competitors   —  A FEW YEARS after the Great Recession, you couldn't scroll through Google Reader without seeing the word “disrupt.”
Oct 23, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Rita Katz / Wired:
Research shows ISIS and al-Qaeda have shifted away from YouTube for disseminating propaganda following the platform's 2017 crackdown against extremist content   —  BEFORE MOST PEOPLE even knew that terrorist outreach was happening online, YouTube was a top recruitment venue for jihadi terrorist groups.
Oct 21, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
Google says it will open source the firmware for Titan M, the secure chip in Pixel 3 phones that handles Verified Boot and has its own isolated storage and RAM   —  In China, a Three-Digit Score Could Dictate Your Place in Society  —  How McLaren Learned to Treat its Formula One Pit Crew Like Athletes
Oct 21, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Interview with Brian Amerige, the former Facebook employee whose memo accusing the company of being a political monoculture led to fierce internal debate   —  AT ONE POINT this summer, Brian Amerige seemed destined to become the next James Damore.  —  Like Damore, the Google engineer who wrote …
Oct 20, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Interview with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on free speech, filter bubbles, the chronological feed, and more   —  ON MONDAY, AT Wired's 25th anniversary summit, I spoke with Jack Dorsey about some of the biggest questions he confronts running Twitter and Square.  How has his position on free speech evolved?
Oct 17, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context

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