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The Cybernetics of Occupy: An Anarchist Perspective AND Cybernetics, Anarchism and Self-organisation

Tomorrowland: How Silicon Valley Shapes Our Future


You Are Not a Digital Native: Privacy in the Age of the Internet

The Robots Are Coming

The Impossible Music of Black MIDI

Attribution is Hard

Hacking Your Brain

Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene (McKenzie Wark)

The Shazam Effect

What Happens to #Ferguson Affects Ferguson: Net Neutrality, Algorithmic Filtering and Ferguson

Bratton: Outing AI: Beyond the Turing Test

Algorithmic Reverberations on the Feed (Mindful Cyborgs): Part 1, Part 2

Greenwald: Why Privacy Matters (TED talk)

The Great SIM Heist

Opting Out of Privacy Defaults

Network Pessimism

All The Ghostly Sounds Lost When You Compress to MP3

CSE (Communications Security Establishment, Canada) Tracks Millions of Downloads Daily

Hito Steyerl—Proxy Politics

The Science Behind Brian Williams’ Misremembering AND here

How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life

How the CIA Made Google AND Why Google Made the NSA

Warning over Listening TV!

Office Puts Chips Under Staff’s Skin

Tracker Shares Your Habits With Work

You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and the Military Wants You to Get Even Less

The Three Breakthroughs that have Finally Unleashed AI on the World

The Town Without Wi-Fi

A Spy in the Machine

The Banning of Puns in China AND Wordplay in Hong Kong

The Cathedral of Computation

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

Toronto Deep Learning Demos AND INTERESTING.JPG

Operational Neuroscience (DARPA)

Why Do All Records Sound the Same?

We Know How You Feel

Moravec: Superhumanism

The Code: A Declassified and Unbelievable Hostage Rescue Story

How the Halo Effect turns Certainty into False Certainty (Marisa)

The FBI used the web’s favorite hacking tool to unmask TOR users

Neuro-Enhancement in the Military (Kulsoom)

Think you can Live Online Without Being Tracked?

Data Doppelgangers and the Uncanny Valley of Personalization (Shikala)

Is the Internet Changing the Way we Think? (Danielle)

Neuroaesthetics (Eleyna)

Surveillance, Big Data and ART

Do What You Love

How Technology Speeds Up Time (Alicia)

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet

Why You Should Embrace Surveillance, Not Fight It (Natalie)

The History of Invisibility and the Future of Camouflage

Anchoring as Emotional Trigger (Courtney)

Western Spy Agencies Build Cyber Magicians (Esra)

Is The Internet Good or Bad? Yes. (Estee)

Anatomy of the Deep State (Gabriel)

The Powerlessness of Positive Thinking

Feeling Sad? The Computer Knows.

The Dawn of the Age of Artificial Intelligence (Andrea)

Twitter is Politically Polarized

The Neurochemistry of Power (Scott)

The Coming Digital Anarchy (Krysta)

Homeland Security’s Pre-Crime Screening

How the Cops Watch Your Tweets in Real Time (Isabel)

How to Explain Bitcoin to a 5-Year Old

The Machine Zone (Philip)

The Algorithm Economy (Rebecca)

Hell on Earth (Kathryn)

NSA Robots are Collecting Your Data (Sofia)

What a Toilet Hoax can Tell Us About the Future of Surveillance (Kayla)

Grooming Students for a Lifetime of Surveillance (Rubishana)

The Future of the Culture Wars: Gamergate

The Neurological Side-Effects of 3D (Katelyn)

The Fantasy and Abuse of the Manipulable User (Nicole)

The Most Ambitious Artificial Intelligence Project in the World

The Troll Hunters

FireChat and the Hong Kong Protests (Dana)

The Mindfulness Racket

The Man Who Saw Time Stand Still (Sabrina)

Truth and Propaganda in Gaza

How Boston Police Spied on Thousands of Attendees

Avoid Facial Detection Algorithms! (David)

A Future Dictator’s Guide to Disrupting Protests

Augmented Reality Rape (Francesca)

Mirror Neurons

Slender Man

Deadly Algorithms (Robert)

Targeted TV Ads 

How Algorithms Shape our World (TED) (Megan)

Cypherpunk and Dark Net Marketplaces

Meet the Tulpamancers (Giovanna)

The FBI’s New Facial Recognition System

The New Sound of Crowd Control (Kaitlin)

Skinner-Box Rats trained to Predict Market Movements

The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed (Heather)

30 Million Americans on Antidepressants

The Upside of Pessimism


Wearable Eyes

The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder (Maxine)

Synchro-missity (Marica)

The Cyranoid Experiment AND Milgram’s Cyranoid Experiment (Jessica)


To Siri, With Love (Stephanie)

The Downtown Project Suicides

FBI’s Fake News Story

China Bans Word Play

Apps That Know What You Want, Before You Do (Haley)

Scheherazade in the White House (Kasthuri)

Being Powerful Literally Changes Your Voice

Israel Trained Police Occupy Missouri

Peter Thiel: technological acceleration will save us

Data Driven: the New Big Science

Digital Natives Are Slow to Pick Up Nonverbal Cues

Resistant Matters: Tents, Tear Gas and the “Other Media” of Occupy

Could Human Enhancement Turn Soldiers Into Weapons That Violate International Law? Yes

Considering the Humanity of Nonhumans

How our Ancestors used to Sleep Twice a Night 

Lights, Cameras, Revolution

Confessions of a Drone Warrior (Maxine)

Researchers discover new type of boredom

They’re Watching You at Work

‘Soft’ biometrics is the new way to monitor people (Mojola)

How Many of Your Memories Are Fake?

A Neuroscientist’s Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious

Carnegie Mellon computer searches web 24/7 to analyze images and teach itself common sense

Text: A Massively Addressable Object

Ad nauseam: Anti-consumerism

See a Honda, buy a Mountain Dew? What happens when consumers fast-forward through commercials? and HERE and HERE

Ghost in the Machine (Machinic Synaesthesia)

All Can Be Lost: The Risk of Putting Our Knowledge in the Hands of Machines

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

Hacking Secrets into Art


Inside TAO: Documents Reveal Top NSA Hacking Unit

Robots, Soldiers, & Cyborgs: The Future Of Warfare

Glitch Racism: Networks as Actors within Vernacular Internet Theory

The robots are coming. How many of us will prosper from the second machine age?

Cops and Feds Routinely ‘Dump’ Cell Towers to Track Everyone Nearby

Augmenting Memory With A Neuroprosthesis

YouTube cancels billions of music industry video views after finding they were fake or ‘dead’

Why Google Wants to ‘Can’ Your Messages

Every Move Will Be Recorded

Why Did 9,000 Porny Spambots Descend on This San Diego High Schooler?

9 Reasons Drones Are Actually Awesome

Obama’s Image Machine: Monopolistic Propaganda Funded by You

Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene

When It Comes to Security, We’re Back to Feudalism

Summa Technologiae portrays a grim and sober singularity

5 Ideas for Surprising Wearable Tech

The Mind’s Eye: Synesthesia Has Business Benefits

Why Weird People are Often More Creative