- Solnit on the revelations of crisis: Pandemic speeds up processes that were too slow to notice.
- Nurse suspended for distributing crowdfunded PPE: Shame on Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
- Cleveland Plain Dealer executed by union-busting owners: Firing health reporters during a pandemic.
- Monster-themed covid pinup PSAs: By Alejandra Oviedo.
- The Onion on Wisconsin's election: We need strategic Onion reserves for all our calamities.
- NSO Group says Facebook tried to buy its malware: NSO is worse than Facebook, but it's a close-run thing.
- How to pay for covid: Unearthing Keynes's "How to Pay for the War."
- Smart lock hemorrhages user data: And it broadcasts its unlock code over Bluetooth.
- TSA wanted to inspect 16 year old trans girl's genitals: Jon Corbett is on the case.
- Roger Fuckebythenavele vs Bannatyne Manuscript: Black Plague-era f-bomb eclipsed by 14th century frottage artist.
- Rube Goldberg feeding device: Now that's physical comedy.
- Public domain Zoom backgrounds: Fantastic backdrops for an absurd moment.
- This day in history: 2010, 2019
- Colophon: Recent publications, upcoming appearances, current writing projects, current reading
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- EFF's Surveillance Self-Defense guide for students: Privacy is a team sport.
- Oregon's Dems have a supermajority, but the GOP won't show up for work: White nationalism is how plutes get turkeys to vote for Christmas.
- A Lever Without a Fulcrum Is Just a Stick: How to design a copyright to protect artists, not corporations.
- Facebook neutered "Download Your Data": "Your data" doesn't include a list of ad-tech companies that also hold your data.
- The EU's new copyright filters violate the GDPR: We told you so.
- Recycling spy agencies' malware for fun and profit: NOBUS is, and always has been, an idiotic idea.
- Japanese condiment company releases "sliced mayo": Comes in four flavors!
- Department of the Interior climate docs include junk science: Trump's man on the inside, sabotaging our future.
- This day in history: 2005, 2010, 2015, 2019
- Colophon: Recent publications, current writing projects, upcoming appearances, current reading
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