The events of the past week surrounding the impending release of the movie “The Interview” have been troubling on many levels. First, they clearly illustrated our vulnerability to cyberattacks and they brought into question the corporate world’s level of preparedness to defend against such attacks. 637 more words
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Taking the Braces of Our Brains: Protest Movements, Reactionary Violence, and Why the Two Should Not Be Confused.
I have seen so many people awaken over the last few months and weeks. A realization that we must “do something” to address persisting issues within aspects of our criminal justice and law enforcement systems. 1,030 more words
Unless you have been living in a bubble for the last two days, you have heard the news that Sony Pictures made a movie called “The Interview” whose premise is two guys being hired to kill Kim-Jong-un, the current supreme leader of North Korea, and after the company’s network was hacked, data stolen, and threats made against any movie theater playing the film on its upcoming release date (Christmas day), it has been cancelled. 838 more words
One of the things I’ve found most frustrating and troubling during the #Gamergate saga is the tendency of progressive opponents of #GamerGate to forget some of their core beliefs in the name of fighting “misogyny.” 387 more words