TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHTY EIGHT

Laurie Penny, from What to do when you’re not the hero any more. “The rage that white men have been expressing, loudly, violently, over the very idea that they might find themselves identifying with characters who are not white men, the very idea that heroism might not be particular to one race or one gender, theContinue reading “TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHTY EIGHT”

TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY SIX

This is a really wonderful abstract to a fascinating paper. “The Moral Character of Cryptographic Work,” Phillip Rogaway. Cryptography rearranges power: it configures who can do what, from what. This makes cryptography an inherently political tool, and it confers on the field an intrinsically moral dimension. The Snowden revelations motivate a reassessment of the political andContinue reading “TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY SIX”