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369 2020-03-26 The most important technology critic in the world was tired of knowledge based on clicks. So he built an antidote
Evgeny Morozov was a critic of Big Tech long before it became fashionable. Then he built The Syllabus, an online system that breaks the laws of the attention economy. At a time when misinformation about Covid-19 can spread faster than the virus itself, his system is even important. I was with him when he first shared it with the world.
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374 2020-03-26 How is the coronavirus changing the world? Evgeny Morozov’s The Syllabus gives you essential reads and analyses
The times we live in are crying out for reliable guides. Which sources covering Covid-19 are crucial, and which are pointless? The amount of information is overwhelming, the topic too complex, the "experts" numerous. So who to follow, how to act?Technology critic Evgeny Morozov’s brainchild The Syllabus should be essential reading. Morozov sends out
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100 2019-11-06 The new dot com bubble is here: it’s called online advertising
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3789 2015-12-23 Operation Easy Chair, or how a little company in Holland helped the CIA bug the Russians
A small company from the Netherlands, the Dutch Radar Research Station, turns out to have worked for the CIA for decades. They secretly developed advanced listening devices which the U.S. then used against the Soviets. I came across this story from the Cold War era when an old friend of mine showed me documents that had belonged to his grandfather. Over the next year and a half, intelligence expert Cees Wiebes and I managed to reconstruct the previously unknown role the Dutch played in the Cold War.
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1101 2014-10-15 What we give away when we log on to a public WiFi network
We took a hacker to a café and in 20 minutes, he knew where everyone else was born, what schools they attended, and the last five things they googled.
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