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Mathematicians Think Like Machines For Perfect Proofs
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Mathematicians Think Like Machines For Perfect Proofs


Ways to Make Your Online Tracks Harder to Follow
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Ways to Make Your Online Tracks Harder to Follow


The Most Amazing Map You'll See Today (no Matter What Day It Is)
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The Most Amazing Map You'll See Today (no Matter What Day It Is)

There are many way to celebrate your 70th birthday.

Sorry, It's Not 1984
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Sorry, It's Not 1984

After leaker Edward Snowden revealed the existence of massive domestic-surveillance programs operated by the NSA, the airwaves were clotted with pundits and politicians...

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­.s. Offensive Cyberwar Policy

Today, the United States is conducting offensive cyberwar actions around the world.

What the Digital Brains of the Future Might Be Like
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What the Digital Brains of the Future Might Be Like

It is the rare entrepreneur who hits it truly big twice. Those who do—such as Ev Williams, Ted Turner, and Elon Musk—tend to stay within the original industry that...

Qr Codes Aren't Dead Yet
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Qr Codes Aren't Dead Yet

My favorite mobile device isn't my phone, my iPad, or my car. It's my Canon digital SLR camera.

Phew, Nsa Is Just Collecting Metadata. (you Should Still Worry)
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Phew, Nsa Is Just Collecting Metadata. (you Should Still Worry)

We now know that every day, U.S. phone companies quietly send the government a list of who called whom and when—"telephony metadata"—for every call made on their...

Google's Chief Legal Officer: Eight Things We Learned
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Google's Chief Legal Officer: Eight Things We Learned

David Drummond, Google's senior vice president of corporate development and chief legal officer, took part in a live Q&A on Wednesday to answer questions about...

The German Prism: Berlin Wants to Spy Too
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The German Prism: Berlin Wants to Spy Too

Just a few days ago, the man whom many Germans now see as one of the greatest villains in the world visited Berlin.

I Would Have Hired Edward Snowden
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I Would Have Hired Edward Snowden

I don't know Edward Snowden, but I know his kind.

Tech Moves to the Background as Design Becomes Foremost
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Tech Moves to the Background as Design Becomes Foremost

In the last few decades, the computing industry has passed through several different eras.

The Prism
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The Prism

An extraordinary fuss about eavesdropping started in the spring of 1844, when Giuseppe Mazzini, an Italian exile in London, became convinced that the British government...

Will the Nsa Rethink Its Data Collection System?
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Will the Nsa Rethink Its Data Collection System?

Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin talks to Joel Brenner, former senior counsel at the National Security Agency, about whether the NSA can protect Americans'...

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Microsoft's ­.s. Law Enforcement and National Security Requests For Last Half of 2012

This afternoon we are publishing additional information about the volume of law enforcement and national security orders served on Microsoft. For the first time...

Connecting the Dots on Prism, Phone Surveillance, and the Nsa's Massive Spy Center
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Connecting the Dots on Prism, Phone Surveillance, and the Nsa's Massive Spy Center

Physically, the NSA has always been well protected by miles of high fences and electrified wire, thousands of cameras, and gun-toting guards.

The Secret to a Video-Game Phenomenon
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The Secret to a Video-Game Phenomenon

All video-game makers are minor gods.

Why Google Is the Big Data Company That Matters Most
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Why Google Is the Big Data Company That Matters Most

Every now and then, someone asks "Who’ll be the Google of big data?"

It's Time to Rewrite the Internet to Give US Better Privacy, and Security
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It's Time to Rewrite the Internet to Give US Better Privacy, and Security

Almost 15 years ago, as I was just finishing a book about the relationship between the Net (we called it "cyberspace" then) and civil liberties, a few ideas seemed...

Balancing Security and Liberty in the Age of Big Data
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Balancing Security and Liberty in the Age of Big Data

A very large Internet company once had the noble impulse to share some of its data with the research community.
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