The CyberFeminists were a group of angry and hilarious techno-utopian thinkers who emerged in the early 90s, and saw technology as a way to dissolve sex and gender divisions.
Documents obtained by Motherboard show at least 6,000 unreported wiretaps authorized by Canadian cops per year.
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Augusto Pinochet left more than 100,000 landmines behind, and it's taking forever to dig them up.
A growing number of people are bringing the maker spirit to off-the-grid and underdeveloped communities across the globe.
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DDoS attacks of an unprecedented scale targeted pro-democracy websites in Hong Kong for months, and the Chinese government is likely to blame.
Even weirder than our insistence on assigning gender to machines is that we sometimes treat them differently as a result.
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A few years ago, the artist and filmmaker Laura Poitras began a documentary about spying. She couldn't have imagined what she would end up seeing.
But he knows it won't be anything like how we see ourselves.
You've probably thought about it. But you still might not like the answer.
Never-before-published FBI records and exclusive interviews detail how the informant rallied other hackers to attack various News Corp. interests, including The Sun, at a time that the FBI has said it watch watching Monsegur's every move.
Uber is fighting a lawsuit with the government of São Paulo over taxi regulations in the state.
Carlos Pedro used to body surf. Now he heads up a project to map Rocinha slum using handwritten algorithms.
The 'highest city in the world' is being swallowed by an appetite for metal.
Business-wise, it's not a bad idea.
When TC Ptomey acquires a group of pigeons, he almost always keeps them in the basement in the pitch black for several weeks before bringing them up to the roof.