Hacker, father, lover, son, Dom, friend.
><(({@>

Posts Tagged news

Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal

Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal

Five days later, another email was sent — this one addressed to NSA director Mike Rogers and copied to 31 other people and one listserv. In it, a senior NSA official apologized to Rogers for not providing him and others with all the details about Snowden’s communications with NSA officials regarding his concerns over surveillance.

https://news.vice.com/article/edward-snowden-leaks-tried-to-tell-nsa-about-surveillance-concerns-exclusive

Beware Facebook’s cultural echo chamber

The challenge we face from the Facebook revolution is formidable. Each one of us needs to take more individual responsibility and carefully evaluate the sources and accuracy of the news we consume. We must be aware of the limitations of Facebook, as well as other media, and seek out additional sources for news and information in order to make sure that we get a well-rounded view of what is happening in the world. We must always keep in mind that the world is vast and complicated.

An interesting and on-point commentary about the ego-syntonic environment of Facebook.

http://www.syracuse.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/05/beware_facebooks_cultural_echo_chamber_commentary.html

Coral are bleaching along the entire Great Barrier Reef

Coral are bleaching along the entire Great Barrier Reef

Coral reefs are about as colorful as the ocean gets—except when they bleach. Overly warm water can cause corals to spit out the colorful, photosynthetic, single-celled symbiotes that live inside them and produce most of their food. If the heat passes before the corals starve to death, their symbiotes can return, bringing color and health back to the coral.

http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/04/coral-are-bleaching-along-the-entire-great-barrier-reef/