Category: News

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 …

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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 …

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Gady Epstein, who is the China Correspondent for The Economist has put together a large 14-page special report on the Internet in China. I strongly recommend it. Gady was also on this week’s Sinica Podcast talking about this special report, …

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I just heard the piece on the documentary, Seeking Asian Female, which was excerpted on This American Life as well as the Snap Judgement radio show (audio here). Fascinating look at “yellow fever” by documentary film-maker, Debbie Lum, who is …

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Richard A. Clarke, the special adviser to the president for cybersecurity from 2001 to 2003, has an important op-ed in the NY Times today. How China Steals Our Secrets Clarke basically laments the state of US cyber security (who uses …

Richard Clarke doesn’t understand the Internet Read More »