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Rest in peace Mark Alpen

                    A wonderful man has left us too soon. My condolences to Ln and Mark’s family and everyone who was touched by their love.

Posted in Personal

US as Nation of Privilege Versus Rule of Law

Noah Smith: “The U.S. is slowly becoming a country where income and race determine the degree to which a citizen is bound by the law of the land. That’s true privilege. That’s the dangerous kind. Dangerous for those on the

Posted in News

South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer in 2013

The Washington Post covers the defacto monopoly of Windows in South Korea recently with Chico Harlan’s article: South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer for online shopping because of security law. I covered this in 2007 with my piece the

Posted in Internet, Korea

On 9-11 in 2013

Ray Greiselhuber I’m reading “never forget” everywhere today. What I will never forget is how much true freedom we have sacrificed in order to feel safe from those who supposedly “hate us for our freedom.”

Posted in New York City

danah boyd on whistleblowing

danah boyd: “I want to live in a society that is willing to critically interrogate how power is operationalized and how institutions and the rule of law function as a check to power. To me, this is an essential aspect

Posted in Internet, News

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