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The Russian Information War

“The point is to spoil , to create the atmosphere of hate, to make it so stinky that normal people won’t want to touch it.”

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Longreads

Taking a Broom to the Web

Almost everyone has been exposed to one of those ‘shock videos’ that usually makes its way through high school gossip and internet headlines. It forces the thought that humans are much more depraved then we naturally assume. 482 more words

Incredible Photos From New York City's 17-Year-Old 'Outlaw Instagrammer'

Humza Deas, 17, is a certified daredevil.

The teen, recently profiled in New York Magazine by Adrian Chen, is what Chen calls an “outlaw Instagrammer;” a kid who explores the forbidden, dangerous heights of Manhattan without abandon, snapping photos along the way. 202 more words

Ecology

Gamergate Supporters Partied at a Strip Club This Weekend

Adrian Chen went to a strip club. With Gamergate evangelists. (For New York Magazine)

Friday night at the Show Palace Gentlemen’s Club in Long Island City, Queens, a high school senior named Dieter wearing a striped blue button-down tucked into creased khakis slumped in a plush red chair, underwhelmed by his first-ever strip club experience.

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Technology