- Lax antitrust killed ventilator stockpiles : The USG procured <$3k ventilators from a startup, so an incumbent bought them and shuttered them.
- Koch network demands an end to lockdown: While sending its staff home for their safety.
- Private equity firms scooping up pandemic bargains: It's not the wound that gets ya, it's the opportunistic parasitic infections.
- Digital rights are human rights: Why broadband should be a public utility.
- ACLU vanquishes the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Terms of Service violations are not felonies.
- Munching Squares and Munching Tunes: The music and visuals of slow-decay phosphors.
- This day in history: 2010, 2015, 2019
- Colophon: Recent publications, upcoming appearances, current writing projects, current reading
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- A brokered convention will produce a powerless presidency: Transformative change requires a movement, not a plan.
- What the Siege of Gondor teaches us about medieval warfare: 40,000 riveting words from Roman military historian Bret Deveraux.
- ICE's risk assessment algorithm only ever recommends detention: NYCLU suing to force them to admit what we've all figured out.
- Probing China's Covid-19 censorship: Outstanding work from Citizen Lab.
- America is uniquely at risk from coronavirus: 77 million un- and underinsured people.
- This day in history:
- Colophon: Recent publications, current writing projects, upcoming appearances, current reading
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