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technocreep:

Two Harvard students have created a way to “unsend” emails, just like in the “good old days”—but you have to use their email system, called PlutoMail. What will happen to all those unsent emails?

technocreep:

Two Harvard students have created a way to “unsend” emails, just like in the “good old days”—but you have to use their email system, called PlutoMail. What will happen to all those unsent emails?

technocreep:

“Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies and this book gives a chilling look ahead into where that road may lead us – on a one way trip to the total surrender of privacy and the commoditization of intimacy.”  –Thomas P. Keenan, author of Technocreep 

technocreep:

“Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies and this book gives a chilling look ahead into where that road may lead us – on a one way trip to the total surrender of privacy and the commoditization of intimacy.”  –Thomas P. Keenan, author of Technocreep 

Office still life: AT THE TEA PARTY with synthetic grass

Micah L. Sifry, author of The Big Disconnect: Why The Internet Hasn’t Transformed Politics (Yet), in discussion with Glenn Greenwald at SXSW

"Over the next month, Book Culture is proud to be hosting two (two!) events in conjunction with our favorite radical publisher, OR Books, the first with (in)famous editor/writer Gordon Lish and the second with Jewish anti-Zionist provocateur Norman Finkelstein.”

"Over the next month, Book Culture is proud to be hosting two (two!) events in conjunction with our favorite radical publisher, OR Books, the first with (in)famous editor/writer Gordon Lish and the second with Jewish anti-Zionist provocateur Norman Finkelstein.”

The New York Times writes about The Illustrated Courtroom.
office still life: CUBA IN SPLINTERS with LTD ED pink ceramic bunny
When Google Met WikiLeaks, Cypherpunks, Hacking Politics, The United States vs. Private Chelsea Manning, Technocreep, and WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency, all available direct from OR.
Orland Luis Pardo Lazo (@OLPL), editor of Cuba in Splinters, at Generación Latina:

"Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo explained on Generacion Latina the reality of being a citizen journalist/blogger in today’s repressive Cuban regime calling it “paternalistic”. He described all the challenges Cubans face as they seek to join the digital age and access freedom of information."
"Weather it is the high cost of internet access, the carefully-placed boundaries on professionals when navigating the internet, or living under constant surveillance, this interview gave us insight into the dark digital world in which Cubans live in and their urgent need for internet freedom."

Orland Luis Pardo Lazo (@OLPL), editor of Cuba in Splinters, at Generación Latina:

"Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo explained on Generacion Latina the reality of being a citizen journalist/blogger in today’s repressive Cuban regime calling it “paternalistic”. He described all the challenges Cubans face as they seek to join the digital age and access freedom of information."

"Weather it is the high cost of internet access, the carefully-placed boundaries on professionals when navigating the internet, or living under constant surveillance, this interview gave us insight into the dark digital world in which Cubans live in and their urgent need for internet freedom."